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Compose60th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia

Yuko Mohri - Compose
The catalogue of the Japanese Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
At the core of Mohri's artistic production is the assemblage of everyday objects—lightbulbs, bells, umbrellas, paper rolls, fans—into sculptures and "choreographic" installations that create and trace phenomena. For Compose, the artist focused on organic materials, simultaneously considering the importance of Venice in the art world and the disruptive impact of climate change on this city, leading to a reflection on the balance between art and life and presenting "the wholeness and interconnectedness of apparently disparate fragments within our everyday existence."
Yuko Mohri (born 1980 in Kanagawa) is a Japanese installation artist. Her kinetic sculptures, using reconfigured everyday objects and machine parts, highlight various facets coming from the encounter between objects and invisible energies such as magnetism, gravity, wind, or light. She authorises uncontrollable and nonhuman elements to conduct within their networks, which are often compared to a self-contained "ecosystem", incessantly channeling the surrounding environment.
Texts by Sook-Kyung Lee, Azusa Hashimoto, Gaku Kondo, with an interview by Vicente Todolí.
published in June 2024
English edition
16,5 x 23,5 cm (softcover)
160 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-88-6749-617-4
EAN : 9788867496174
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