SHINRO OHTAKE │ Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London → 12 December 2014

“Wɖ an xtnsv, dvrs n iṇṿtv bodi v wrcs xiktd ovr ɖ past ʈrti yirz, Šinro Otace hz clirli pzišnd hmslf az wn v ɖ most impwtnt crietv fwsz in cntmprri Jaṗnīz āt. Otace’z ŕvra includz drōñ, pêstd wrcs, pêntñ, sculpčr n ftogṛfi, az wel az xperimntl myzic n vidioz, bt ɖ actiṿti v cutñ n pêstñ z clirli hiz most pârfl fwm v xprešn. Mč v hiz wrc utilîzz fând imijz n scraps dscādd fṛm ŕbn culčr n ɖ masmīdia, ofn wɖ refṛns t ɖ undrgrând myzic̦ulčr. In 1977, Otace bgan hiz ongowñ siriz v Scrapbcs, fr ẇč h z rnând n hz t dêt cmplitd mr ɖn sixti. Dy t ɖ ilabṛt prôses v mcñ ɖ Scrapbcs, č wn bcmz bʈ a pêntd n sculpčṛl entti. An xtnsv prezntešn v hiz Scrapbcs wz šôn jrñ ɖ 2013 Venis Bienāle.

Ɖ xibišn at Paṛsol ynit pṛvîdz impwtnt xpožr v Otace’z ŕli, rīsnt n ny wrcs. It fôc̣sz ptklrli on hiz Retina n Tîm̦emri siyriz, bt olso includz wrcs fṛm ɖ Frost n Sél siriz. Svṛl v Otace’z filmz, anɖr intgṛl pāt v hiz practis, wl olso b scrīnd jrñ ɖ xibišn.

Kretd bî Zība Āḍlan, Fândr/Drctr v Paṛsol ynit fândešn fr cntmprri āt, ɖs xibišn z Šinro Otace’z frst mêjr šo in a public Lundn instityšn. It z acumṗnid bî a fl-culr publicešn, includñ esez bî Māco Livñstn n Žŭlien Bizmŭʈ, n a rletd prôgram v edycešnl ivnts, famli wrcšops, a powtri wrcšop n an ātisțwc at ɖ Jpan Fândešn, Lundn.

Born in 1955 in Tôcio, Šinro Otace z wn v Jpan’z līdñ n most iṇṿtv cntmprri ātists. Hiz practis xtndz fṛm ɖ criešn v vižl-āts projcts n ātistbcs t sând n ācitcčṛl projcts. Šinro Otace wz rīsntli awōdd wn v Jpan’z most prestijs āṭwōdz: Ɖ Êjnsi fr Culčṛl Aferz Ministr’z Awōd fr ɖ Fîn Āts 2013–2014.”

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