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ABE Kazunao

Curator, Art Producer and Professor, Tokyo Polytechnic University

Japan

Born in 1950 in Aichi Prefecture, FUJI- MOTO graduated from the Department of Musicology of Osaka University of Arts. Among his major solo exhibi- tions are Audio Picnic at the Museum, held one day each year from 1997 to 2006 (Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City), Reading to Another Dimension(Center for Contemporary Graphic Art and Tyler Graphic Ar- chive Collection [CCGA], 2001), Here and There (Nagoya City Art Museum, 2006), ÉCHO--Son Virtuel (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007), Philosophical Toys (Otani Me- morial Art Museum, 2007), +/- (The National Museum of Art, Osaka, 2007), and Relations (Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, 2007). His major group exhibitions include the 49th Venice Biennale in 2001 and the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007. Since the mid-1980s, he has been creating devices and sound objects that visualize "sound" in everyday life. Through installations, performances and workshops he has conducted activities to reveal a new form of perception through the experi- ence of "sound in space."

( 2018 )

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