‘Another Way of Telling:
New Stories from India and Japan’
Karen Knorr | Shiho Kito
A photography exhibition by Karen Knorr and Shiho Kito.
Knorr is showing new work from her Monogatari series, inspired by Japanese ancient myths and ukiyo-e. Shiho’s work Pikari tells the story of people who live in India, she captures night scenes vividly over a long exposure. Exhibited in an historical merchant house / Zuiun-un.
Please enjoy the tales of each country by two photographers working in various part of the world.
Sat 14th APRIL 2018, 18:00-20:30
Wed 11th-Sun 15th APRIL: 11:00-18:00
Wed 18th-Sun 22nd, Sat 28th-Sun 29th APRIL: 12:30-18:00
Sat 5th-Sun 6th MAY: 12:30-18:00
Undertaken in Daitoku-ji’s Obai-in temple, this work is part of Knorr’s ongoing series titled “Monogatari,” a piece inspired by the artist’s reflection of Japan’s cultural heritage and the wabi-sabi aesthetic (a Japanese sense of beauty that emphasizes simplicity and imperfection) during her travels through the country in 2012. This work combines photography and byobu-style folding screens printed on rice paper. Themes include animal life, Japanese cultural heritage, and myths; especially those of animals appearing in the temple and shrine architecture of Tokyo, Nara, and Kyoto, and those featured in the Tale of Genji. Knorr’s work also introduces animals that personify ghosts and supernatural monsters belonging to local folklore. Women wearing kimonos also appear to symbolize the omnipresence of tradition.
Jawahar Kala Kendra
Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Free Entry
Friday, 23 February
17:05 – 18:00
Another Way of Telling: Cultural Migrations
Karen Knorr will be presenting the trajectory of her photographic work and its engagements with class, myth and story across continents and islands arriving to her more recent work in India and Japan.
Knorr was recently invited in by head priest Tagen Kobayashi to photograph the Obai- in Daitoku- ji temple complex.
JaipurPhoto international open-air photography festival
23 February – 4 March 2018.
This is the first presentation ever of a new groundbreaking exhibition in which contemporary art speaks in creative and compelling ways to the timely issue of endangered animals. The international array of major artists includes several Americans who work in diverse media and variously use poetry, pathos, and sometimes the grotesque to evoke the plight of threatened species. Themes range from poaching and pollution to broader concepts such as our psychological bonds with animals.
‘Constructed Space’ is a show about space, architecture, human inventiveness, and how we have historically viewed the world. It is about the adaptive use of space as well as how photographers handle three or even four dimensions and present bodies of work that are both unique, inventive, expansive, as well as aesthetically, and intellectually compelling.
Metamorphoses, a new series in progress explores Italian legacy in Europe using Ovid’s Metamorphoses as the frame in which to consider heritage and mutability in today’s Europe. Pagan stories overlap with Christian ones, as an anxious response to recent global migrations that may transform the remnants of old Europe into a pluralistic dynamic federation or a closed fortress.
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in Miami Beach returns to Indian Beach Park at 46th Street and Collins Avenue. The fair will open on Thursday, December 7th with a Private Preview Brunch, 10am – 1pm, to welcome VIP guests and press for first access to new work.
National Open Art (NOA) is one of the UK’s leading art competitions, open to amateur and professional artists in the UK and Ireland.
As a grand finale, National Open Art will be taking the winners of the 21st National Open Art Competition to be hung in a two-week exhibition at the national critically acclaimed Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, where the competition was founded 20 years ago.