November 1 (Sat) - November 9 (Sun), 2008

[FORGOTTEN / 帆画庭園] Open Studio by Kang, Ya-chu

23rd National Cultural Festival IBARAKI 2008

KANG Ya-chu, an artist from Taiwan has stayed and worked in Moriya for three months. Researching and eagerly absorbing Japanese tradition, society and contemporary cultures, now she portrays her own experiences with the material "abandoned paper". Please visit her studio to see the installation which is actualized through detailed handwork and sharp ideas.

There will be related events including opening reception, artist talks and workshop.
 

Related Events
■November 1, Saturday
15:00- Artist Talk (KANG Ya-chu)
18:00- Opening Reception
■November 3, Monday / Holiday
14:00- Workshop for kids "Create your own paperbag" by KANG Ya-chu, Booking required.
■November 9, Sunday
13:30- Artist Talk (Paulien Oltheten, Daniel Salomon, and Joshua Sofaer)

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KANG Ya-chu(康雅筑)
Born in Taiwan in 1980, Lives and works in Taipei.
M.F.A. at National University of Tainan in 2005.
Participated in artist-in-residence-program in Taiwan, USA and Bangladesh. Main solo show "Snow Day", at Red Mill Gallery / Vermont Studio Center. Using a variety of paper as material, she creates installation works which is deeply rooted in the culture where her stayed.