Sat. 13 April 2019 - Sat. 1 June 20192019年4月13日 - 2019年6月1日

Umeda + Sawa梅田+泽拓

Tetsuya Umeda, Hiraki Sawa梅田哲也,泽拓
展览现场: 梅田哲也, 西岸艺术与设计博览会, 2016

Installation view: Tetsuya Umeda, West Bund Art and Design, 2016
上海大田秀则画廊荣幸地呈献日本声音、行为与装置艺术家梅田哲也(生于1980年)与视频艺术家泽拓(生于1977年)的双人联展。

从捕捉环境、建筑空间、声音、光线到人类的互动行为,梅田哲也的实践涉猎甚广。他运用日常用品改造并创造现场装置,令观众参与进其行为作品,并定期与音乐家进行合作。他的作品在国际范围内的博物馆与画廊展出,此外,展出地也涉及建筑废墟、湖泊和山顶等户外场所。

梅田的创作灵感直接来源于他周围的环境:重新配置日常用品,暴露各种空间中隐藏或未被观察到的结构。在这次展览中,他创造了一个特定于现场的装置:由网、灯泡、钢管、电线、电缆、电机、LED和其他日常用品组成的"活动风铃"结构。这些结构完全由其自身的机械装置和系统所控制,保持着不稳定的平衡,作品的旋转使得画廊的墙壁、天花板和地板上也随之产生阴影与反射。作品将调动观者的感官体验,并将其注意力集中于日常及被忽视之物上,带领观者了解展厅特征的多样性。

与梅田的调性不同,艺术家泽拓则以视频为媒介,实验观者的感知力。泽拓以其影像作品闻名,这些作品分散并模糊了私人空间和公共空间之间的界限。他的影像将那些日常熟悉及陌生的事物交织在一起,创造梦幻般场景及动态的影像,引领人们进入遐想的世界。他作品中的场景由他记录下来的零碎移动图像拼接而成,当这些碎片聚于一处,所描绘看似熟悉的场景在近距离观察后转为陌生,从而触发一个人意识和潜意识中的记忆沉淀。

在他的视频作品"追踪"(2010)中,群鸟优雅地扇动翅膀穿过荧幕,它们白色的轮廓与背景中黑暗的天空形成鲜明的对比。大树在群鸟飞过时向右倾斜,使得观众不由自主地沿着鸟儿的移动方向倾斜。

梅田具有离心与变革性装置的光影与泽拓超现实、梦幻般的场景交织在一起,展厅被重新设计成一个随着周围光线、声音和环境而变化的生态空间。此次展出作品意在促使人们重新思考自身对传统展览空间的理解,并引领观者进入一种转瞬即逝的开放式表演性体验。上海大田秀则画廊诚邀您加入我们的新展之旅,始于艺术家梅田哲也在4月12日星期五下午7点开幕酒会上的特别表演。
Ota Fine Arts Shanghai is delighted to present a duo exhibition featuring works by Japanese artists, Tetsuya Umeda (b.1980) and Hiraki Sawa (b.1977).

From capturing environments, architectural spaces, sound, light and interactive human behaviour, Tetsuya Umeda's practice covers an extensive range. He remodels and creates on-site installations from everyday objects, engages viewers with performances, and collaborates with musicians on a regular basis. His works have been shown internationally at museums and galleries, as well as outdoor locations such as ruined buildings, lakes and mountain tops.

Umeda often derives ideas directly from his immediate surroundings: re-configuring mundane objects and exposing hidden or un-observed structures of various spaces. For this exhibition, he has created a site-specific installation comprising of "moving mobile" structures - made out of nets, light bulbs, steel pipes, wires, cables, motors, LED lights, and other items - that are hung around the gallery space. Governed entirely by their own working mechanisms and systems, these constructed forms hang on a precarious balance, casting shadows and reflections on the gallery's walls, ceilings and floor as they rotate. One's senses are heightened and attention is drawn to the ordinary and overlooked, bringing to awareness various features of the gallery.

Striking a different tune and taking on the medium of video, Hiraki Sawa experiments with the human perception. He is well-known for his video works that diffuses and blurs the boundaries between domestic and public spaces, interweaving the familiar and unfamiliar of the everyday to create dream-like scenescapes and moving images that begets one's imagination. Sawa's works are video collages of fragmented moving images documented by him. When put together, they depict scenes that are seemingly familiar yet foreign upon closer observation, triggering one's deposits of memory in our conscious and subconscious mind.

In his video work, "Tracking" (2010), a flock of birds flap gracefully across the screen, their white silhouettes forming a stark contrast with the dark sky in the background. Large trees sway from left to right as the birds pass them, invoking in the viewer an inclination to move alongside the movement of the birds.

As the light and shadows from Umeda's eccentric and transformative installation interweaves with Sawa's depiction of surreal dream-like scenescapes, the gallery is re-worked into a living space that waxes and wanes to variations in the surrounding light, sound and ambient environment. Prompting one to rethink our understanding of the conventional exhibition space, the works in this exhibition invoke an open-ended, performative and ephemeral experience. Ota Fine Arts Shanghai invites you to join us for this exhibition, beginning with a special performance by artist Tetsuya Umeda at the opening reception on Friday, 12 April at 7pm.

展览详情Exhibition Information

展览名称 : 梅田+泽拓

展期 : 2019年4月13日 - 2019年6月1日 (开幕酒会:星期五,2019年4月12日,下午5-8时)

地址 : 上海大田秀则画廊
Title : Umeda + Sawa

Exhibition Period : Sat. 13 April 2019 - Sat. 1 June 2019 (Opening Reception: Fri, 12 April 2019, 5 - 8 pm)

Venue : OTA FINE ARTS Shanghai