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Questions of Private and Public Memory -1968 and The Holocaust

TWS Aoyama:Creator-in-Residence Residency Program Exhibition

  • Date:
    2009.04.11(Sat) - 2009.05.17(Sun)
    Closed:
    4/13, 20, 27, 5/7, 11 *May 4(Mon.) and May 10 (Sun.) is closed at 17:30. *Last entry is 30 minutes before closing time.
    Time:
    11:00 - 19:00
    Admission:
    Free
    Organize:
    Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site
    Support:
    Embassy of the United States
    (Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry),
    Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherland
    (Yishay Garbasz)
    Cooperation:
    nca | nichido contemporary art, KYODO NEWS, The Japan Times (Bradley McCallum & Jacquenine Tarry) / WAKO WORKS OF ART, The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Rabbi Erwin Zimet Memorial Institute (Yishay Garbasz)
    ■Related Event:
    Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry, and Yishay Garbasz will explain 
    their concepts and processes at the gallery.
    Date: 4/15 (Wed.) 19:00-20:00
    Venue: TWS Shibuya

    ■Concurrent Exhibition: 
    Yishay Garbasz: "In My Mother's Footsteps"
    Venue: WAKO WORKS OF ART
    Date: 4/11(Sat.) - 5/16(Sat.) 

    Venue:
    TWS Shibuya
    Artist:
    Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry / Yishay Garbasz
      

    ■Click the play button to watch the video of the interview, Yishay Garbasz.


Bradley McCallum and Jacqueline Tarry "Indelible Image"

Yishay Garbasz "In My Mother's Footsteps"

This Residency Program Exhibition introduces the results of two recent artist residencies. On display are works by USA-based Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry, who have been producing artworks collaboratively as a team since 1998, as well as Yishay Garbasz, an artist of British and Israeli nationality based in Germany.
The two artists/groups we introduce this time have been creating works of art based on such questions of individual and collective memory.

Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry, as participants in TWS's experimental long-term residency program, visited Japan once for preparatory research in the summer of 2008, and then again for the actual creation and presentation of their work in the spring of 2009. They are keenly pursuing in their works issues of racism, and other problems arising between the individual and society.

Yishay Garbasz was selected by the recommendation of Dietmar Elger (Director, Gerhard Richter Archiv) to take part in the International Nomination Program for creators recommended by internationally operating artists and curators. Based on her mother's reminiscence of the Holocaust as one of the few survivors of this unprecedented tragedy in the history of mankind, she followed her mother's footprints through the Holocaust to various locations in the Netherlands, Germany and Poland, where she took photographs for her In My Mother's Footsteps series.

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Yishay Garbasz 《Many women in the camp started suffering from seizures.: In My Mother's Footsteps (48)》 2004-2009

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Title (Top image):Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry Japan Waterspray, 1968 (After unknown photographer; The Japan Times)》 2009
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