[Exhibition] Vessels for Memories—— Lyota Yagi Solo Exhibition
Artist | Lyota Yagi
Opening | 2019.11.13 16:00
Duration | 2019.11.13-12.24
Venue | TC101 SPACE,The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
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Some of the Works on Display
Sound Sphere φ200 mm Cassette Tape, Cassette player 2011
An installation consisting of cassette tape wound around a spherical object and a device to play its sound. There is no start nor end of the tape on the sphere and it continues to move randomly, emitting noises.
Varying sizes of globes are covered with a length of time that is proportional to their surface area. When linear time is wound around a sphere, it is deprived of the relationship between place and time, and thus also loses its meaning (or in other words, causes meaning to arise). Temporal relationships are a decisive factor in the recording of sound.
Vinyl H 20 x φ180 mm Purified water, Freezer, Vinyl Record, Silicone Mold, 2019
A record made of ice, by freezing water in a silicon mold. The ice record melts and the music evaporates as time goes by.
As the ice starts to melt, the music becomes a refrain. The sound dies away when the grooves completely melt down. The moment at which the recorded sound becomes a memory, phrases get burnt into your brain, echoing like auditory hallucinations. It is impossible for ice to retain its form at room temperature. Similarly, a memory is always opaque.
Born in 1980, Lives and works in Kyoto, Japan.
B.A. in Fine Arts, Kyoto University of Art and Design
Researcher, Osaka University
Artist in Residence at Location One, New York with a support of Asian Cultural Council (ACC) fellowship
Finished Ph.D. program without dissertation,Kyoto City University of Arts
Associate Professor in Spatial Design, Kyoto University of Art and Design
Encouragement Prize,"37th Kyoto Prefecture Culture prize"
Grand Prize， "Rokko Meets Art 2015 "
Organizer's special award, "Rokko Meets Art 2015 "
Award for Excellence, "Print Art Triennale in Kyoto
“MUSIC FOR LAZY SUSAN” MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo
“What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye: Works of Lyota Yagi” ADM Gallery, Singapore
“META-ARCHAEOLOGY” MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo
“Science/Fiction” Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa
“Time Parallax” MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo
“A view from higher dimension” MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo
“emergencies #8 : Lyota Yagi [Kai-Ten]” NTT Inter Communication Center, Tokyo
“Line, Circle or Layer” MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo
“criterium 70 : Lyota Yagi” Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ibaraki
“Taipei Contemporary Art Fair”, Taipei,China
“2018 Art Basel HK”, Hong Kong,China
“New Japan” Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow / Russia
“2017 Art Basel HK”, Hong Kong,China
“Soundtracks” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,San Francisco / USA
“Imaginary Guide: Japan” Mystetskyi arsenal, Kyiv / Ukraine
“Art and Archaeology” The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto
“Setouchi Triennale 2016” Shodoshima, Kagawa
“Sounds of Us” Trafó Gallery, Budapest / Hungary
“Mildura Palimpsest Biennale 2015” Mildura Art Center, Victoria / Australia
“MEDIA/ART KITCHEN” Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Bangkok
“Once was Now, Now is Over, Yet will come”
“ARCTIC” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk / Denmark