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えっちゃんの中国レポート 第87回「香港で展覧会開催しています」

香港での展覧会のお知らせです。 この度香港にて展示をしております。グループ展「Little Fable」はホワイトストーンギャラリーHQueen’s館で展示されています。 ホワイトストーンギャラリーは1967年創業のギャラリー、香港館は香港の中心地、クイーンズロードセントラルにあります。HQueen’s館は開発会社恒基地産によるアートをテーマにしたビルであり、HQueen’sにはPace Gallery、David and Zwiner,Hauser & Wirth ,ホワイトストーンギャラリー、Tang Contemporary Art, PearlLam Gallery, などそれぞれのフロアに国際的なギャラリーが入っています。またこのビルのデザインを手がけたWilliam Limさんは昨年私が選出された香港Sovereign Art Foundationのアジアンアートプライズ審査員でもあります。近くにお越しの際はぜひお立ち寄りくださいませ。

「Little fable」展の様子 正面、右が江上越作品「すれ違いの誘惑」


展示会場 江上越作品「すれ違いの誘惑」

H Queen’s

《Littlt Fables 》 展示会期:2020年3月18日~5月16日 展示会場:ホワイトストーン H Queen’s 香港中環皇后大道中80號 H Queen’s 7-8樓 営業時間: 11:00 – 19:00 閉館日: 日・月 TEL: +852 2523 8001 Whitestone Gallery: HK H Queen’s 7-8/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong Opening Hours: 11:00 – 19:00 Closed: Sunday / Monday and Public Holidays. (Except special occasions or events) Tel: +852 2523 8001 (English below) Jpanese artist Etsu Egami who are studying in China , are showing her works in Whitestone galery HongKong. Whitestone gallery was founded in TOKYO, 1967. It is one of the most important galleries in Japan. It mainly displays the works of Japanese postwar art, such as Yoshihara Jiro, Atsuko Tanaka, MONO HA, GUTAI, Yuichi Inoue , Yayoi Kusama, Yoshitomo Nara, and other important artists. Whitestonegallery HQueen’s was established in 2016. (Selected Texts by Whitestone gallery) Etsu Egami is an international artist currently being very active in London, Germany, Chicago, and Beijing. Based on her overseas experiences, her consistent production activities on the theme of communication have been evaluated internationally. Thus, she was nominated for the VOCA exhibition at The Ueno Royal Musem by the recommendation of Megumi Hatai, a curator of Chiba City Museum of Art. VOCA exhibition has great influence in the Japanese art field. The recommended artists in 1994, Takashi Murakami, Nara Yoshitomo in 1997, are not only the leaders of the later Japanese art field but also famous all over the world. Etsu Egami was born in Japan, in 1994. She studied abroad at HfG Karlsruhe (The Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design). in Germany, Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing. Currently, she studies at the Central Academy of fine arts for a doctor’s degree. She reconsiders the possibility of communication from her wide experience of oversea, and studies from various academic fields such as linguistics to sociology, anthropology, and philosophy including the origin of languages. Particularly, she devotes herself to a reconsideration of society by words. Her “project” gained international acclaim for the site-specific field survey and documentation. And those factors have deepened the theme of “communication” and highly praised internationally. As the youngest artist, she was shortlisted for a sovereign art foundation as an Asian Art Prise2019 finalist, also as an outstanding Asian artist, her works were collected by the Moscow Garage Museum of Art. Most recently, solo exhibitions such as “In to the light… Etsu Egami solo show” (Germany), “Dialogue beyond 400 years” (London), “This is not a Mis-hearing game” (Beijing), “Dialogue-4,000 years-Etsu Egami Exhibition” (Chiba City Art and Culture Newcomer Award Winning Project) were held. In addition, her graduation works received a prize and collected by the Museum of the University.

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