24.04. — 12.06.2021


utakata – Die Unbeständigkeit des Moments: Tsuyoshi Hisakado, Taiyoh Mori, Rikuo Ueda, Motoi Yamamoto

With the actual group show, we are presenting two new artistic positions in addition to works by Motoi Yamamoto and Rikuo Ueda: Tsuyoshi Hisakado and Taiyoh Mori. The title of the group show “utakata” refers to the most famous passage of the book Hōjōki, written by the Japanese writer ... read more

With the actual group show, we are presenting two new artistic positions in addition to works by Motoi Yamamoto and Rikuo Ueda: Tsuyoshi Hisakado and Taiyoh Mori. The title of the group show “utakata” refers to the most famous passage of the book Hōjōki, written by the Japanese writer Kamon no Chōmei (1153-1216). The author uses the metaphor of a moving river with its fleeting foam crowns (utakata) to describe the Buddhist concept of transience. The temporality-emphasizing character of the shown works reveals the engagement and pursuit of all four artists with related themes such as memory and transience.

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