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Yusuke Kamata

Country(activity based):
Korea
Genre:
Visual art, Architecture

Profile

Born in 1984 in Kanagawa, Japan. Graduated with MFA Intermedia Art from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2013. He showed works at several exhibitions such as "Kaetemiru-Time For A Change" (2016, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre), "Tsushima Art Fantasia" (2016,Tsushima island ), "clairvoyance" (2016,Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum ), "Diagram of the radius 7km " (2015, Erismann House ), "Artist Draft 2014" (2014,Kyoto Art Center), and more.

He exposes the distortion inherent in architecture and history through his works, which are built upon extensive research into the connection between war and the energy industry as well as the architectural and modern histories of Japan.

About works / performance

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The House, 2016, video installation, 15min

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D Construction Atlas, 2014, H2400×W6000×D1500(mm), Aluminum channel, Acrylic, Iron, Timber, Ink-jet print, ©Omote Nobutada

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Atlas of Destruction and Construction, 2013, H7000×W4500×D6000(mm), DAluminum, Acrylic, F lamp, Timber, Ink-jet print

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D Structure Atlas, 2013, H2400×W2500×D6000(mm), aluminium, glass, acrylic, inkjet print, mirror and plastic, © Hajime Kato

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A Hundred Definitions, 2010, H3000×W3000×D3000(mm), timber, acrylic, © Hajime Kato

Comment

My recent project is to seek a way to understand the world not only with a single point of view but with several points by a research of history of architecture. The main question for me is how the world was constructed or destroyed, and how we can make future with those past in mind. I hope to function my work as a platform for people to talk how the would should be beyond any ideology by combining esthetic abstractness and social concreteness with a way of making art work including events and subjects from researches of histories such as the one of architecture.
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