“What might shift in our understanding of and relationship with geology and geological time, if we imagine ourselves as part of the rock cycle? As part of a deep time calcium carbonate family tree from coral, limestone and marble to our teeth and bones?” − Ilana Halperin
The Rock Cycle (Yamaguchi) is a cross-disciplinary exhibition connecting Yamaguchi, in Japan, and Orkney, in Scotland.
Naoko Mabon has been invited to be a part of Magical Octopus Sequel. It’s a group show inspired by a the Magical Octopus book about the Knockvologan shoreline which was awarded Best Dutch Book Design 2020.
Contemporary art exhibition for 110 Years of Japanese Immigration in Brazil Kyojitsu-Hiniku: Between the Skin and the Flesh of Japan
7 – 23 September 2018
Pavilhão Japonês, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
Juliana Kase | Takanori Suga | Detanico Lain | Satoshi Hashimoto | Hikaru Fujii
– Brazilian Society of Japanese Culture and Social Services (BUNKYO)
– 110 Years of Japanese Immigration in Brazil;
– Consulate General of Japan in Sao Paulo;
– The Japan Foundation, São Paulo.
RELATED PUBLIC EVENTS:
– 9 September (Sun) 3pm: Event by Satoshi Hashimoto
– 15 September (Sat) 2pm: Dance Performance by Danilo Silveira
– 15 September (Sat) 3-5pm: Artist Talk by Juliana Kase
– 22 September (Sat) 2pm: Dance + Sound Performance by Beatriz Sano and They-Group
– 22 September (Sat) 3-5pm: Artist Talk by Takanori Suga
– 23 September (Sun) 4pm: Sound-visual performance by Rodrigo Amor Experimental and Evandro Nicolau
Installation view of the exhibition ‘Kyojitsu-Hiniku: Between the Skin and the Flesh of Japan’ at Pavilhão Japonês, Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo. Installation shot: Fernando Lima.
WAGON is thrilled to announce its new project Kyojitsu-Hiniku: Between the Skin and the Flesh of Japan, a contemporary art exhibition dedicated to 110 Years of Japanese Immigration in Brazil. The exhibition features works by Juliana Kase, Takanori Suga, Detanico Lain, Satoshi Hashimoto and Hikaru Fujii at the Pavilhão Japonês in the Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil.
WAGON is delighted to announce In Praise of Shadows, the first two-person exhibition between Atsuo Hukuda (b.1958, Hokkaido) and Alan Johnston (b.1945, Edinburgh) in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Hosted by Suisei-Art, a project space based in a historical Kanazawa Machiya building. Curated by Naoko Mabon.
Friday 31 March – Saturday 29 April 2017
Peacock Visual Arts (21 Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5BQ Scotland)
Artist’s Talk in conversation with Professor Tim Ingold from the Anthropology Department of the University of Aberdeen and Peacock Visual Arts’ Director Nuno Sacramento.
Saturday 1 April 2017, 3-4.30pm
IMAGE CREDIT: Fiona Stephen
To read a feature in Creative Scotland website, please click here.
To read a feature in The James Hutton Institute website, please click here.
To view more on the project, please click here.
WAGON is delighted to announce Leaves Without Routes: 根も葉も無い, an art exhibition featuring work by four Japanese contemporary artists – Yasunori Kawamatsu, Yuki Okumura, Nobuyuki Yamamoto and Kaori Yamashita – at Nan-Men Ting 323 (南門町三二三), a Japanese style house originally built in 1930s during the Japanese colonial period within Taipei Botanical Garden in Taiwan.
WAGON is delighted to announce Bushiro Mohri: ‘Message from Mr. A, No 4’ – Work and Document. This exhibition will be held at AIS GALLERY in Gunma, Japan as part of CONCEPT SPACE The 35th Anniversary Programme No.2・AIS GALLERY 2016 Project No.17・【Born in 1982 – 1】.
Exterior of Duff House, image courtesy: Duff House, photography: Donald MacLeod
WAGON is delighted to announce the exhibition Atsuo Hukuda: SUKI-MONO: Ways Since Rin-pa – Duff House, which marks the first major solo exhibition of Japanese conceptual sculptor Atsuo Hukuda held in Northern Scotland.
Artists’ Talk as part of あ い ま い な : am big you us
Sunday 12 June 2016, 3pm-
Meadow Mill Projects (4th floor, Meadow Mill, West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BY)
Free, all welcome
For more details on the exhibition please click here.
‘Blood Pond Hell’ hot-spring in Beppu, Photography: Ilana Halperin
We are delighted to announce that, together with one of the most acclaimed Scotland-based contemporary artists Ilana Halperin, we have officially launched Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana), a new art-science project between Japanese island Kyushu and Scotland.
As its very first exhibition curation project, WAGON is currently underway in developing an exhibition for Japanese, US-based artist Kaori Yamashita. The project will invite Kaori for a short stay in Aberdeen to create a new site-specific installation relating to the city.