‘Shadows of Light’ will exhibit in Chiba City.
In this series, the predecessor to his latest work Dance with Blanks, Morishita has avoided personal narrative in his work as much as possible, and has instead explored the intensity of form and the roots of existence through light. The work reflects the artist’s own experience of loss and her wish to preserve the ‘ever-losing’ existence in her work. However, despite the fact that the work focuses on private scenes, the individual events, neatly captured in high contrast rectangles, are filled with a universal tranquillity.
“Light melds with things and creates shadows, but it does not illuminate itself.
Light knows neither time nor being here.
It resonates with the uncertain world. Everything is there. In a different way of being.”
Daisuke Morishita Photo Exhibition ‘Shadows of Light’
DATE: 20 Jan (Fri) – 25 Jan (Wed), 2013 10:00~18:00 *Gallery closes at 17:00 on 25 Jan.
Venue: Citizens’ Salon, Chiba Chuo Twin Building No. 2, 5F, 2-5-1 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba City
Organised by: Chiba City Cultural Promotion Foundation *Assisted by the artist from 23rd to 25th.
Inquiries: 043-221-2411 (weekdays 9am – 5pm)
Support programme for the 2022 Newcomer Award for the Promotion of Culture and the Arts
The 19th Chiba City Art and Culture Newcomer Award Encouragement Prize
*Subject to change according to the circumstances of the organiser or the event. Please inquire for details such as performance times and admission methods.
*Please contact the organiser in advance as the event may be cancelled or postponed at short notice to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.