Viktoria Sorochinsuki “Anna & Eve”

Wacoal Studyhall Kyoto Gallery

poster for Viktoria Sorochinsuki “Anna & Eve”
Image: "Exchanging Wisdom" ©︎Viktoria Sorochinski

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Anna & Eve is a narrative project which began in 2005 and lasted 7 years. Like much of Viktoria Sorochinski’s work, Anna & Eve dwells between fantasy and documentary. The staged scenes reveal the peculiar relationship of Anna and Eve, whose roles as mother and daughter seem to flip. Sorochinski’s production methods and mythical framework reflect her interest in folklore, its symbolism and common knowledge, as well the moral values and influences it holds on children’s perceptions of what is good and bad. With the relationship of Anna and Eve at its starting point, the work does not draw from any particular folk tale, but rather, through phantasmagorical production methods and Sorochinski’s unique interpretation of the mother-daughter relationship, the artist gives birth to a new kind of mythology. This exhibition is Sorochinski’s first solo exhibition being held in Japan, and presents a selection of both earlier and later works from Anna and Eve, a world in which fantasy and reality blurs and merges into each other.
* This exhibition is part of KG+, Kyotographie’s satellite event.

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Artist talk & Signing
Apr.14 From 18:30-19:00 Artist talk, 19:00-19:30 Catalogue signing event.

Fact & Fiction
Apr.15 From 13:00-14:50
Using slide projections, Sorochinski will introduce her work spanning her career, including pieces from this exhibition, and her characteristic ambiguous blurring of documentary and fiction as well as the theatrical approaches to her work process. With interpretation.
Participants: 30
Admission: ¥3,240 (Reservation required.)

Portfolio Review
Apr.15 From 15:00-16:50
Sorochinski will conduct portfolio reviews for those wishing to study photography at a professional level and move forward with their projects. With interpretation.
Participants: 5
Admission: ¥5,400 (Reservation required.)

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from 4月 14, 2017 at 10:00 to 5月 13, 2017 at 17:30
Closed on Mondays, and Sundays, and Holidays.

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