RINKO KAWAUCHI “THE RAIN OF BLESSING”

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

 © Rinko Kawauchi

© Rinko Kawauchi

From May 20th, Gallery 916 presents an exhibition “The rain of blessing” of Rinko Kawauchi, a photographer, showing over 100 pieces including the latest works.

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Of all the exhibitions of her work held in Tokyo “Illuminance, Ametsuchi, Seeing Shadow” in 2012 at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. It represents the “title piece” of this show comprising four series ranging from “The river embraced me” which unveiled at the exhibition of the same title that opened in 2016 at the Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, “Search for the sun” shot in Austria for her exhibition at KUNST HAUS WIEN to unreleased very latest photo.

Common to all of Kawauchi’s works are “life” and “time,” and her observer’s eye, which is focused on the passage of time that is afforded equally to all living things, never wavers. While viewing the photographs, take a moment to savor the joy and evanescence contained in these words. This is a perfect vehicle for understanding her artistry. At Gallery 916 small next to the space, screening of new film.

Rinko Kawauchi “The rain of blessing”
Date: May 20th – September 25th, 2016
Opening hours: 11:00 – 20:00 (Till 18:30 on Weekends and Holiday)
Closed on Monday (Except for Holiday)
Place: Gallery 916
Address: 6F Suzue 3rd Bild, 1-14-24 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Admission: Adults 800 yen, College students or over the age of 60 500 yen, High school students 300 yen, Junior high school students and younger Free
Tel: +81 (0)3 5403 9161
http://gallery916.com

Text: Aya Shomura

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