KENTARO TAKI (Japan)
COME AND GO
Video performance for the opening of the festival on Wednesday the 16th of March
Phantasm of the author, comes and goes on walls or streets. Video peformance, comes out from inner space to the street to change the city-scape.
Original live performance was 30min, held in Tokyo, June 2015.
Born in Osaka, Japan in 1973. Completed his Master of fine arts in the Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Musashino Art University.
From 2002-2004, he was involved in the Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Cultural Agency of Japan, and then by the POLA Art Foundation Overseas Research Program Grant to spend time at the HFG Karlsruhe ZKM in Germany.
In addition to his art practice, he currently works as a director of VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo, a lecturer in media art at the Kawaguchi Art School of Waseda University and writes about new media art. He is committed to creating alternative artist networks and innovation. Taki’s video work has been included in a compilation DVD of 7 Japanese video artists released by the VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo in 2007, and in a compilation of international video artists released by independent French DVD label Lowave in 2006.
Artist Website : http://takiscope.jp