Art provoking dialogues about natural disasters | Field Trip Project Asia

RURU Gallery x Japan Foundation x Edwin’s Gallery proudly present:

FIELD TRIP PROJECT ASIA

“DEPARTURE EDITION”

Curated by Daisuke Takeya & Leonhard Bartolomeus

Opening reception Saturday, 1 April 2017, 16.00 – 19.00;

Exhibition daily 1 – 9 April 2016, 10.00 – 18.00

Field Trip Project Asia is an interactive socially engaging travelling art exhibition responding to recent natural disasters. Social media and the fast world of digital communication are making the world a smaller place where what happens thousands of miles away affect us all in different ways. Field Trip Project Asia aims to create awareness and provoke dialogues about various aspects of natural disasters and to connect people creating communities through compassion and art. 

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The Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein is an exhibition selected from the private collection of the Princes of Liechtenstein, packed with opulent pieces from the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo eras. Surrounding the exhibition is a series of special programmes, from sketching workshops to chamber concerts, and a variety of dynamic and interactive activities and lectures.

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syn·es·the·sia

[sin-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] noun: A sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound induces the visualization of a certain color.

I was asked to participate in the ‘Synethesia Project’ with the Fabelist Collective. To me, this theme spoke of landscapes painted with scent, movements being portrayed through melody or discord, songs splashed out in colorful ink, and days of the week flowing by in waves of texture. But things didn’t quite go that way…

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