Do you have old video tapes (Hi8, mini-DV, or VHSc) that you don’t want anymore? Japanese artist Yusuke Shibata is travelling around Asia to collect these for his artwork.
Please drop them off at this session when he will talk about his practice, his current research, and also share some of the videos he has collected so far.
Free; limited seats.
This talk is part of Food, Lions and Zombies by Post-Museum [http://www.facebook.com/events/505054496904710/], on show at Yeo Workshop until 11 Aug.
About the Artist
Yusuke SHIBATA was born in 1980 in Fukuoka in Japan, and currently lives and works in Tokyo. He graduated from Musashino Art University in the major of painting in 2005 and obtained a MFA in Printmaking in Fine Arts at Musashino Art University in 2007. He mainly works in video, photography and sculpture, and creates installation work with them. His works focus on the truthfulness and falsehood of people, objects, and events for he is interested in the fact that, “relationship between reality and fiction seems to be polarizing, but in actuality, the two are always two sides of the same coin.” He states that in the modern-day world, the boundary between truth and false is blurred, and the question of what is real and unreal cannot be established.
His recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition “Meeitng Point” (Yet Thirtieth Experimental Art Space, Hong Kong, 2018), “Public and FreedomⅡ” (WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, 2017), solo exhibition “Public and Freedom” (Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, 2016), group exhibition “Oku-Noto Triennale” (Former Kodomari nursery, Ishikawa, 2017) , group exhibition “Shibata and Yamamoto’s First February” (Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, 2016), solo exhibition “BGM” (WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, 2014), group exhibition “NENDO” (PAN///, Manila, Philippines), group exhibition “Some Like It Witty” (Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong, 2014), solo exhibition “DRIBBLE” (Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, 2013), performance work at “Roppongi Art Night 2013” (Tokyo, 2013) and many others in Japan and abroad. (More info: http://yusukeshibata.com)
[Image: Image of “Found Video” footage]
[This event is OutPost 216]