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Machiko Agano was initially trained as a weaver, undertaking her education at the Kyoto City University of Arts in Japan. She now creates large installations using basic techniques and equipment and a wide range of materials. Her concern for the simplicity of her materials is contrasted to the...

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gender, history
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Visual Arts (sculpture)
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The paper sculptures from the Japanese artist Mutsumi Aoki, now living in Germany, are like cocoons vacated by humans. These fragile creations show only the humans´ outer layer, their clothing, but this seems to be as intimately associated with their bodies, as if still warm from the contact. These...

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Mutsumi Aoki

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body, sexuality
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Visual Arts (photography)
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Nobuyoshi Araki is a Japanese photographer obsessed with women in all shades. Eroticism is a central subject for his extremely popular exhibitions. He is known as one of the most radical and controversial photographers of our time.

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Nobuyoshi Araki

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everyday life, subculture, transformation
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Visual Arts (drawing, installation art, sculpture)
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New York based Kane Do creates formally minimal works that explore absence and presence.

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Aids, body, borderline experience, death, gender, technology
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Media Arts (multi media installation)
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Dumb Type is an artists´ collective founded in 1987 in Kyoto. It is committed with unparalleled resolve to the interaction of new technologies and the performing arts, thus transforming all reminiscence of local tradition. This interdisciplinary project includes composers, dancers, engineers,...

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Aids, Gender, Grenzerfahrung, Körper, Technologie, Tod
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Medienkunst (Multimediainstallation)
Performing Arts (Performance, Tanz, Theater)

Das 1987 gegründete Künstlerkollektiv aus Kyoto widmet sich mit einer unvergleichlichen Konsequenz den neuen Technologien und deren Einfluss auf die Bühnenkünste und transformiert damit jede Reminiszenz an eine lokale Tradition. Das interdisziplinäre Projekt aus...

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Masaki Fujihata, who in 1999 returned as a professor to the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music from which he graduated, is known as a representative of interactive media arts in Japan. He started his career as a digital artist for computer graphics and animations in the early 80ís. In...

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Born in 1952, Tetsuo Fujimoto initially trained and practiced as a weaver for many years before deciding to experiment with freer forms of expression. He now creates wall hung machine embroidered textile panels in a painstaking process that is closer to the act of drawing. Layering stitch upon...

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beauty, nature, tradition, water
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Shihoko Fukumoto studied painting but discovered that the medium was not suited to her ideas or ways of working. She has now turned her artistic skills to making wall-hung works and installations using indigo dyed textiles instead. She combines the traditional Japanese craft with her own invented...

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beauty, body, chaos
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Performing Arts (dance / butoh, dance / modern, noh-theatre)
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Gekidan Kaitaicha is Japanese and means "Theatre of Deconstruction". The Tokyo-based group delivers a special mixture of modern dance, absurd texts, and raw expressive performance. The speaken word is not used very much, but when it is, it is in English. Gekidan Kaitaisha enjoys an...

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 Gekidan Kaitaisha

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beauty, modernity, ritual
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Design and Crafts (jewellery, metal work)
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Yasuki Hiramatsu is a pioneer of contemporary jewellery in Japan. He has explored and re-interpreted traditional metalworking skills in order to create modern art. Hiramatsu´s works radiate simplicity, purity and strength. Concentrating on textures, form and light, his pieces capture an inner...

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