Faculty Retirement Exhibition “RITSUKO TAHO: LITTLE LUMINOUS FORESTS”



GAP’s professor Ritsuko Taho’s Retirement Exhibition will be held as following.

Dates:Oct 5 (Thu) – Oct 19 (Thu), 2017
      Closed on October 16 (Mon)

Hours:10:00-17:00 (Last admission 30 minutes before closing)

Place:Main Gallery 1, 2 (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)

Admission:free

Reception:October 5, 18:00 – 19:00 Ohura Shyokudo

Exhibition:
LITTLE LUMINOUS FORESTS inquires the meaning of cultural property collected in the region and how they could be interpreted in this contemporary era, reflecting multiple layers of conditions in the time of both production and collection. Furthermore, LITTLE LUMINOUS FOREST explore alternative ways of mutual understanding between the people with different cultural backgrounds. This installation work consists of text, light, sound, and folk materials such as 19 Awa-Jorui Poppets created, used, collected and have not travelled since the collection in the region of Tokushima, Shikoku Island and exhibited in the Art Museum for the first time.

Event:Venue:
the University Museum Tokyo University of the Arts B2 Gallery 2

Demonstration:
Awa-Puppet Performance
10/7 Sat – 8 Sun 2017
12:30, 14:30, 16:00 (about 10 minutes each)

Talk:
Awa-Puppets by Tenguhisa
by Kenichi Saskamoto, (Tokushima Cultural Foundation)
10/9 Mon 13:00-14:30

Gallery Tour:
Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, etc.
10/9 Mon 2017
11:30, 12:30, 15:00 (about 30 minues each)

Organized by Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts; The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts

Co-organized by Tokushima Foundation for Culture

In cooperation with Matsushige Historical Folk Museum & Joruri Puppet Museum
Supported by Japan Arts Fund; The Asahi Shimbun Foundation; Asahi Group Arts Foundation; NOMURA FOUNDATION; Tokyo University of the Arts Mori no Kai

Inquiry: NTT Hello Dial : 03-5777-8600