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Announcing Yin Yue Chan’s Exhibition ” to dwell privately or in the open air “

We are pleased to announce an exhibition to dwell privately or in the open air by Yin Yue Chan on October 20 (Sat), 21 (Sun) and 27 (Sat), 28 (Sun), as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura. This will be shown as a part of Itoshima International Art Festival 2018, Itoshima Arts Farm.

Yin Yue Chan (b.1996) is an interdisciplinary photographic artist currently based in Tokyo.
Born in Sydney, she studied philosophy and fine arts at the University of New South Wales Art & Design, Australia, paying particular interest to social, urban and architectural theory.
Here are some words from the artist herself.

Images have their own texture, weight, density, and temperature. I can recall the smell of tatami mats in the summer, and now they recollect the same colour of rice in their harvest. ‘to dwell privately or in the open air’ are new works that allude to the temporal and spatial nature of which these photographs were taken, but of which are slightly altered according to the structure and light of the room.
Here, a wall slides over to the next to become a door, and a stream runs beneath bridges of simple concrete, round like lobes. I know distance from this bridge to the next by the storage house over there. The children here know it better, and the mountains knew this distance before me.

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Yin Yue Chan “to dwell privately or in the open air”
Exhibition style: Photography / Installation
Exhibition venue: House 3
Date: October 20 (Saturday), 21 (Sunday), 27 (Saturday), 28 (Sunday) 11:00 to 17:00.
Entrance fee: 1000 yen to purchase an Itoshima Art Festival 2018 (900 yen in advance, free entrance for kids aged under 7)
* We will hold an opening tour on Saturday the 20th, starting at 11:00.
* The exhibition by other current residence artists and other domestic & international artists will be held during the art festival period in Nijo area.

Yin Yue Chan

Yin Yue Chan (Australia) Residence: September to October 2018

Yin Yue Chan (b.1996) is an interdisciplinary photographic artist currently based in Tokyo.

Born in Sydney, she studied philosophy and fine arts at the University of New South Wales Art & Design, Australia, paying particular interest to social, urban and architectural theory.

During her stay at Studio Kura, the artist will be carrying out fieldwork on the practices of agriculture and its relations to poetic possibilities of dwelling. She hopes to explore new directions within her work, particularly in the ways in which the photographic image can be pushed, resulting in new forms of materiality, new expressions in space.

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