Group show 「UNLOGICAL」 <completed>
Taro Maruyama, Reina Mikame, KENTA SENEKT
July 16, [Fri,] － Aug 9, [Mon,] - 2021
Open: on Friday, Monday 1-6pm,
on Saturday, Sunday 12-5pm
Other days by appointment during the exhibition. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cooperation: Yutaka Kikutake Gallery
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*There is no restroom in this space
This time, MONO.LOGUES presents “UNLOGICAL”, a group show of works by Taro Maruyama, Reina Mikame and KENTA SENEKT from July 16 to August 9.
This exhibition does not put importance on the commonality of artists’ thoughts and works, but rather focuses on three artists who have different way of expressions and concepts for work, and who don’t know one to another.
We pursue how new connection of polyphony, played by their individual and unique way of expressions, will resonate in the space and try to have a dialogue with each viewer. Through this dialogue, we encourage the visitor to shift the interactive object, to dialogue with themselves and leads to reconstruct the perspectives on how to see
and perceive things.
Please enjoy the ephemeral polyphony like sprinkling water in the heat.
Freak out / 2019/ wood, pipe,/ PVC board, stainless/ H1500×W430×D350 mm
1991 Born in Kanagawa
2021 Completed in the doctoral program of the Department of Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts
His work is inspired by pop culture, suburban culture, mass merchandisers and messy landscapes of downtown and he focuses on their integration and his tolerance for
contradiction of the image where all these elements coexist. The works, structured from that point of view, can be called a formative slang, combining traditional media for
expression such as wood carving or ceramics with industrial products against a ready-made stereotype.
His major solo exhibitions include: “Let’s stay together” (2019, Gallery HIROUMI, Tokyo), ‘’Sunlight, Affair and Gentle Feelings’’ (2019, TAKU SOMETANI GALLERY, Tokyo).
Touch the flame / 2021/ 100×148mm/ Watercolor on paper
Born in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan in 1992. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts (M.F.A.) in 2017. Selected solo exhibitions include: “Touch the heat” at MONO.LOGUES, Tokyo(2021); “Looking at the color” at Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo(2020); “project N 69 Reina Mikame” at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo(2017)
Based in Tokyo, Japan
Moment by moment１/ 2018/ 727x530mm/ acrylic, spray, color pencil on canvas
Born in Kyoto. In 2007 he began his career mainly in live painting, one of the improvisedexpressions. Subsequently, his medium is shifted to murals and Tableau which have more introvert element. Recently he expands his field of expressions to installation and 3D.
KENTA SELEKT mixes daily feelings and events, such as the intimacy of friendship, scattered memories and snapshots to bind them together, and reflects them on the substrate. His work is attempting to disassemble the body and spirit, while keeping a psychological balance in the middle of consciousness and unconsciousness. After working abroad in Melbourne (2013 to 2017) and in Berlin (2018), he is now based in Osaka.
His major solo exhibitions include: “SPECTRUM” (2016), “EQUILIBRIUM」” (2017) both at BACKWOODS GALLERY in Melbourne.