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b. 1977, Japan

Hiraki Sawa Related Press

My week in the art world – Human interventions Related Press My week in the art world – Human interventions 12 March 2018, FAD Magazine

This week gave me a chance to consider human intervention in our environment. If Sondra Perry’s opening at the Serpentine uses digital tools to make our dark history extremely contemporary, Open Space Contemporary’s Adventitious Encounters exploits its location to explore our desire for nature in a technologically saturated world. The former...

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Preview: 8 highlights from Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair and West Bund Art and Design Related Press Preview: 8 highlights from Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair and West Bund Art and Design 8 November 2016, Art Radar Journal

November is a big month for Shanghai. From 10 to 13 November 2016, ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair will open its doors at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Now in its fourth year, the fair is an officially sanctioned project of the 18th China Shanghai International Arts Festival and includes the participation of 84 galleries from 18 countries...

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Hiraki Sawa: Video by Particle Productions Related Press Hiraki Sawa: Video by Particle Productions 5 May 2015, James Cohan Gallery

London-based, Japanese artist Hiraki Sawa’s videos explore psychological landscapes, unexpected worlds and the interweaving of domestic and imaginary spaces.  Populated with animals, inanimate objects and people, his characters search for their ‘place’ in the universe as he explores ideas of memory, displacement and...

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Art Fair Tokyo 2015: Talion Gallery, Akio Nagasawa, Ota Fine Arts Related Press Art Fair Tokyo 2015: Talion Gallery, Akio Nagasawa, Ota Fine Arts 3 March 2015, Blouin Artinfo

Art Fair Tokyo’s tenth anniversary edition, set to open on March 20, will bring the fair’s focus back firmly on Japan, with special curated sections devoted to Mono-ha, the Rimpa school, and past Japanese representatives to the Venice Biennale.

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Hiraki Sawa’s dream world: Worth the pause for thought Related Press Hiraki Sawa’s dream world: Worth the pause for thought 22 January 2014, The Japan Times

Sometimes it can be irritating visiting an exhibition of video-based art. You come in halfway through one of the videos or near the end of another, and you feel that you've missed something and wonder if you should stick around to watch it from the start. This is something that the London-based, Japanese video artist Hiraki Sawa is very much...

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