EXHIBITION
CONCEPT
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BIOGRAPHY
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VIEW WORKS
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INFORMATION
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INSTALLATION IMAGES

PARANOMIA

CHI PENG × KENSUI

FEB 21, 2009 – MAY 10, 2009

CONCEPT

The Panoramic View of Delusion? Great view of Self degradation and Spacious Craziness

The bizarre panoramic world of “self degradation” created by upcoming Chinese artist, Chi Peng are extended all around the gallery. Chi Peng is sprinting around naked. Using his own body to confront himself, he transcends the limits of oneself. This is the transformation, the new way of self expression of this new generation of young Chinese.

In this exhibition, the gigantic installation work will reveal the“panoramic view of delusion”.

BIOGRAPHY

  • CHI PENG


    Born 1981 in Shangdong, China. Graduated in digital media from Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. Has presented numerous photographic series with himself as the subject, using disguises and digital effects. He has had several solo shows in Beijing, where he is based, as well as abroad.
    Group exhibitions include the 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (2005), Chinese Photography Today (New York, 2005) and China Avant-garde (Vienna, 2006). He visited Japan in March 2008 as part of a Yokohama-Beijing artists in residence exchange.

  • KENSUI ARAO

    www.kensuiarao.jp

    Executive Creative Director / Saatchi & Saatchi Tokyo, JAPAN
    Kensui has been Senior Creative Director 2000 to 2002 at Saatchi and Saatchi Tokyo, 2002 to 2004 at TBWA Tokyo, Executive Creative Director at EURO RSCG Japan, most recently at Publicis Tokyo and back in Saatchi since Oct 2007. He has been involved in innovative solutions for a wide range of clients including Air France, Emirates, adidas, Nike, Intel, GUINNESS, Renault, Toyota, Lancome, Pedigree, Kal Kan and so on. Renown as out-of-box thinker, he’s set a new standard of outdoor advertising in Japan demonstrated by a series of guerrilla advertisings for adidas 2002 Worldcup Korea/Japan in Tokyo. The latest awards won are Bronze at CLIO and Gold at PMAA for an integrated campaign for BEAMS 30th anniversary event called TOKYO STYLE CLASH/HOT OR NOT through which he’s showed an unexpected new way of connecting people on the streets and people around the world.

VIEW WORKS

Don't want to wake up from this beautiful dream, C-print, 2008, 310 x 872cm

Sprinting Forward-2, C-print, 2004, 570 x 681cm

6:58, It's Nearly Dark, C-print, 2008, 182 x 454cm

Title
PARANOMIA
Artist
CHI PENG × KENSUI
Date
Feb 21, 2009 – May 10, 2009
Venue
DIESEL DENIM GALLERY AOYAMA 2F
Curator
Kimiko Mitani Woo / MW Company
Curator
Kimiko Mitani Woo / MW Company
Independent Art Curator / Art Producer.
After a career at Wieden + Kennedy Tokyo as an account executive of Nike, Kimiko Mitani Woo follows her dreams working with“Asian art and design”. Having worked on a few art projects such as Akasaka Art Flower 08, the artist management for Nam June Paik Art Center Opening, she established MW Company in February 2009 and started working in art producing in Tokyo and Shanghai. The main role of the company is to expose young and upcoming artists who represent a unique and non-traditional perspective of the world. By doing so, MW Company provides and encourages opportunities and development of the East Asian art scene..

INSTALLATION IMAGES

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO

Photo : KEN KATO