Oct 2, 2016

BODY/PLAY/POLITICS, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa

BODY/PLAY/POLITICS, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa

1st October - 14th December, 2016 | Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa
BODY/PLAY/POLITICS presents contemporary works of art that delve from a variety of angles into images that have been generated throughout history by “the body,” which encompasses the individual human body, our collective actions, and spiritual presences.

There is a tendency in our society to label specific bodies as healthy or unhealthy, beautiful or ugly, and to envision certain modes of behavior as representative of the entire group, which we classify such as “typically Japanese.”

In other cases, minor deviations from norms or expectations can elicit strange feelings in observers and cause entirely different meanings to be perceived.  














# For the details, please access to the followings site;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture]
http://www.goldenjipangu.com/161001karda_art.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]
http://yokohama.art.museum/special/2016/bodyplaypolitics/summary_eng.html













BODY/PLAY/POLITICS ―カラダが語りだす、世界の隠された物語―(横浜美術館)

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