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Roppongi Crossing is a trie nn ial series
designed to offer a co mprehensive su rvey
of the Japanese con tempora ry ar t scen e.
The exhibitio n examin es peoples’ awareness
of worldwide en viro nmen tal chan ges, an d
recon siders the meani ng of modern isation
after the Japa nese ear thquake in 2011.
Artwork s explo re traditio nal Japanese v iews
of n atu re an d a nimist beliefs, a nd reassess
these n otion s amid today’s con sciou s fear
of the superhu man power of natu re. The
exhibition is part of Mori Art Museum’s
10th anniversar y.
Out of Doubt: Ropp ongi Crossing 2013, Mori
Art Museum, September 21-January 13, 2014.
p SWIMMING WITH THE FISHES
In a daz zling display of light an d colou r, Japan ese art aqua riu m produ cer Hidetomo Kimu ra brings his travelling exhibitio n, Eleg ance of Kingyo, to the Telepia H all.
A mixtu re of virtu al an d real, this livi ng art work co mbin es k aleidoscope visuals an d pro jecto r-screen mo tifs with over 50 0 0 Kingyo goldfish. 70 aqu ariu ms full of
fish are embellished with light displays an d futuristic design s, while traditio n al symbols of Japan ese cultu re such as kimon os, folding screen s an d lantern s reso nate
throughout. Elega nce of Kingyo, Nagoya Telepia Hall, until Octob er 1.
Elegance of Kingyo by Hidetomo Kimura.
Retu rn to Forever (Prod uctopia)
by Takasaka Masato.
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