MOTOHIKO ODANI “PHANTOM-LIMB”

HAPPENINGText: Atsuko Kobayashi

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Motohiko Odani, a 25-year-old new breed in the field of art, is going to hold his first solo exhibition “Phantom-Limb” at P-HOUSE in Ebisu, Tokyo. Though he’s just appeared in the scene, he’s said to be a promising artist ever since he has joined an group exhibition held in London and Rentgen-Kunstraum where he showed off his overwhelming potencial for art.

Phantom-Limb is a psychological terminology meaning that someone feels pain with limb such as arms and legs, even after he/she’s lost them. The exhibits consist of a series of life-sized portraits, 2000 teeth of sharks, stuffed fox, wolf, swan etc, which represent both evil darkness and innocent fairness of his peculiar world.

Phantom-Limb by Motohiko Odani
Supervisor: Noi Sawaragi
Director: Yuko Yamamoto (Rentgen-Kunstraum)
Date: 24th October – 23rd November, 1997
Open 14:30 – 20:00 (Close on Mondays)
Place: P-HOUSE
Address: 1-29-9 Ebisunishi, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Entrance fee: 500 yen
Tel: +81 (0)3 5458 3359
http://www.phantom-limb.com

Text: Atsuko Kobayashi

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