PEOPLEText: Satoru Tanno

Although in this time you will hold your solo exhibition, and at the same time the fashion show also, why are they in Hamburg?

Because I know a lot of Germany art people on accourding of staying in Germany about one year four years ago, and so I have exhibitions. And as I have good relationships with artists and Japanese director Mikiko Sato there, there are opportunity as second position.

To say about fashion, fashion is very popular in Hamburg, because the famous designer Jil Sander was actived. There are a lot of young artists, and so Immaculate Concept will hold collection at the space managing by fifteen young designer. The another reason is Hamburg is so wounderful that there are a lot of nature in spite of the second big city in Germany. I love so much.

What’s in it?

Art works exhibit at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art in this year, will exhibit at the solo exhibition of contemporary art. It is that two photos by highth: five meters and weight: three meters, will be set in the wall and floor, and then two speaker will loud voices of interviews by sampling on fourty fertz.

Title is “Copy”. Art works have a conception of parent and child in the present social, difference thought by generation, the mankind’s timeless copy (parent) and gene (DNA) and so on. I am going to exhibit seven such art works. About fashion, twenty five avant-garde works in clothes of Immaculate Concept are presented. Four models from Japan and local models are Asian. It will be collaboration between Stylist and Hair and Make-up maker also from Japan and Hair designer in Hamburg.

Fashion world changes that designer expect fashion designer over the world made independence fashion. How do you think about it?

I have interesting. Because In the beginning of 1990, Poul Poware hold the fashion show for the first time, was also influenced by avant-garde art, film, music and so on, all knows that he had a direct influence fashion world so far. Historic events give us that any cultures producted a new superior culture by exchange of any difference cultures. I think this tendency is getting more in future.

I think all cultures have such a things, not limited to fashion. I also do not limited to contemporary art, I produced graphic design, interior design, architect now. I think it is good that various artists become multimedia artist.

How do you think that your activity in Sapporo?

A few years ago, I felt Sapporo was local city in Japan. But now, I think it is not local city. I realized Sapporo is also one erea over the world. But when Sapporo compares with Tokyo, there is no so many business. I think although there are a little disadvantage in marketing and opotunity, there is no difference only in information.

If I keep good stance by the atelier (the work studio) is conveniently located, I recently feel Sapporo is the best location. Because there is internet now and I can catch informations in the central city, I could see the world. And, I like Sapporo better than anything else and want to be presented, because I was born.

Please tell me your plan from now.

In the meantime, I am planning to hold solo exhibitions in Bremen, Germany and in Nagoya, and group exhibition at the Port Side Gallery in Yokohama.

In fashion, it is planning to show in Sapporo, Germany and Tokyo. Now, I have interesting in producing younger artists than me.

Please send readers a message in Hamburg and vicinity.

Hello. This is Satoshi Hata. I am going to hold my solo art exhibition and fashion show in Hamburg. I stayed about one year in Worpswede near Bremen four years ago. I love Germany for a long time, because I think it fosters that Joseph Beuys and Gerhard Richter settled there.

Anyway, Germany and Europe are so great, and so I have a dear feeling also. I am so happy, because I can hold my exhibitions in such a feeling location. When you have a free time, I really hope that you will come to my solo exhibition and fashion show.

CAI – Contemporary Art Institute
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Text: Satoru Tanno

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