Yukio Fujimoto "Philosophical Toys"

Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City

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Yukio Fujimoto has created performances and installations that utilize electronic equipment. Since the 1980s, he has created sound-based sculptures using a musical box. His works that have constantly questioned the actions of looking and listening have been praised by a wide audience. Fujimoto has also participated in the 2001 and 2007 Venice Biennale, and continues to remain a prominent international artist. The exhibition features approximately 50 works by Fujimoto from his early years to the recent.
[Image: "Ears with Chair (1-10 Scale)" (2005)]

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from June 30, 2007 to August 05, 2007

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Yukio Fujimoto

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donald_japantimes: (2007-07-20 at 11:07)

Sounds of smallness
By Matthew Larking
Special to The Japan Times

"People aren't listening to music," says Fujimoto, "they're listening to space." He has also notes that "the ear doesn't hear 'there,' always 'here.' "

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