The Ota Ward Cultural Promotion Association has been distributing the video "Kamata Reactor Project" from April 2021, 4 (Friday) as part of the contemporary art business OTA art project "Machinie Wokaku".
This time, we will produce a collaboration video of a special lighting artist, Ichikawadaira, who lives in Ota Ward, and the monument "Updraft" in the east exit square of JR Kamata Station.
Taira Ichikawa is an artist who has been making sculptures using iron and industrial materials for many years since he made "Planetarium without a dome" in 1988. Since 2016, he has been energetically collaborating with many artists using the special lighting machine "Mobile Light Source" that he created as a special lighting artist.This time, the monument "Updraft" at the East Exit Square of JR Kamata Station, which collaborates with Ichikawadaira, was produced in 1989.With Kamata as the front door of Haneda Airport, the motif is the trajectory of an airplane.It is a symbol of the near future city that Ota Ward dreamed of with the citizens at the beginning of Heisei.The video will be shot by the artist, Daisaku Ozu.Please pay attention to the encounter between Kamata monument and special lighting (reactor / chemical reactor)!
The video will be distributed on our YouTube channel from 2021:4 on April 16, 12 (Friday).
Born in Ota Ward in 1965, lives in Ota Ward. Completed Musashino Art University in 1991.In the same year, he won the 1988nd Kirin Contemporary Award Grand Prix.Received the 2016rd Japan Art Scholarship Grand Prix. Since producing "Planetarium without a dome" in XNUMX, he has continued to create a group of works that make you feel a science fiction story by selecting modern motifs and incorporating various materials and elements while being sculptures.In recent years, he has worked on goal-achieving artwork such as "Dome Tour Project" and "Magical Mixer Project". Since XNUMX, he has been developing new fields at various sites as a special lighting artist of a former sculptor.
Representative of Yokogawa Environmental Design Office, late Shoji Yokokawa (later professor of the Faculty of Design, Tokyo University of Technology) / Urban Environmental Design Conference, Society for Thinking about Public Colors / Tokyo University of the Arts Design Division Master's Program Completed in 1975 / Sakurabashi Sumitagawa Marukobashi / Daishibashi landscape design, Uenonakadori shopping street "Uenaka" plan, etc./"Public design encyclopedia" (co-author, Industrial Research Council) "Actual color coordination: Environmental colors" (co-author, Tokyo University of the Arts), etc. ..
Born in Osaka in 1973, lives in Yokohama.Look at the activities in the landscape, centering on the photographs.Produced "Sequence of Light" and "Far / Near" that scoop up the light and shadows that move through the windows of trains and other vehicles.Major exhibitions include 2018-19 "Art Exhibition Traveling with Glasses" (Aomori Museum of Art, etc.), 2018 "Aichi Triennale x Art Lab Aichi site & art 02 from the window" (Art Lab Aichi), 2016 "Saitama Triennale" , 2012-13 "Waiting for the first train" (Tokyo Station Gallery), 2019 "Osu Daisaku Unfinished Spiral" (former Museum Zoo Station, solo exhibition), etc.
(Public interest incorporated foundation) Ota Ward Cultural Promotion Association
Kamata East Exit Shopping District Commercial Cooperative
Akio Ito (Dean, Faculty of Design, Tokyo University of Technology)
Star Musical Instruments Co., Ltd.
Grand Duo Kamata store
Big Echo Kamata store