Flax Art Studios International Resident – Midori Mitamura
1st April – 31st May 2014
Midori Mitamura is based in Tokyo, Japan, she has exhibited widely including recent exhibitions:- 2013 “Before the Daybreak” Gallery Terra Tokyo, Tokyo. 2012 “Over the Rainbow” Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo. Mitamura will carry out Art & Breakfast in Belfast during her two month residency at Flax Art Studios, Belfast. Art & Breakfast is an ongoing project that Mitamura produces whilst staying in an art space. The project has taken place in Stockholm (2006), Tokyo (2008,2012),Berlin (2010), Melbourne (2011) and Vienna (2013).
It starts from eating breakfast together with visitors. Art & Breakfast Belfast will take place in the Project Space of the Golden Thread Gallery 1st – 24th May 2014.
Ordinary objects collected through daily life and interpersonal communication are transformed into a spatial installation. Numerous small installations reflect the transient nature of memory and emotional awareness.
Its framework makes for an intimate exchange, whereby atmosphere, open-ended possible narratives and a kind of everyday mise-en-scene are built and shared between artist and visitor.
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