HAPPENINGText: Yoshito Maeoka


Let’s start to take a look from Friedricianum Museum which is used for the exhibition hall every year. This is the first place you will get from via the public transportation tram. I think many people will visit here first as this place is a very common to meet up.

Hito Steyerl, Lovely Andrea, 2007

The documentation of SM culture in Japan by Hito Steyerl was projected on the wall. It was a new idea about discovering the social meaning of one genre in pornography.

Hu Xiaoyuan, A Keepsake I cannot give away, 2005

The installation by Hu Xiaoyuan was so sensitive and sometimes erotic. Sensitivity of the lines and the softness of the fabric were remarkably impressive.

I guess the specialty of this exhibition is, her un-modern art work is in context. This could be the performance is led by Trisha Brown.

Atsuko Tanaka, Electric Dress, 1956

We also found “Electric Dress” by the Gutaiha artist, Atsuko Tanaka.

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