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マルセイユのギャラリーで “With Nature” が10月4日から始まりました。
展覧会は10月28日まで続きます。 


“ With Nature “
Nakajima HIROYUKI(書) + CED ROUZ(彫刻)

 
GALERIE BARTOLI
81, rue Sainte
13007 Marseille, France

galerie@patrickbartoli.fr
www.patrickbartoli.fr/fr/
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I am pleased to inform about my exhibition in Marseille, France.
 
“ With Nature “
Nakajima HIROYUKI(Calligraphy) + CED ROUZ(Sculpture)
 
October 4 — 28
Opening party and Performance
19:30-21:00 Wednesday, October 4th
 
GALERIE BARTOLI
81, rue Sainte, 13007 Marseille, France

galerie@patrickbartoli.fr
www.patrickbartoli.fr/fr/
06 22 02 62 04 / 04 91 54 20 17
 
The gallery is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 14:30 to 19:00, Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 19:00.
 

Water 2017 Chinese ink on paper
 
When I swing my brush quickly in the air, the ink splashes on the paper.
When I lay down my brush, the ink slowly begins to spread on the paper.
The spreading or splashing of ink are phenomena of nature.
They are unexpected, and beyond the control of human hands.
But even if they cannot be controlled, this is no reason to exclude them;
rather, I try to positively accept this, and complete my works together with the power of nature.
 
In the Orient, the word “Nature” indicates the whole of creation, including human beings.
Humans are part of nature – living our lives while respecting it.
 
Nakajima Hiroyuki
 


Interview by Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery:
 

31/08/2017
Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery

 
Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery will open in October 2017. It will be solely dedicated to Japanese contemporary art.
The gallery’s address is 7, rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth, in the Marais area, in Paris. It will exhibit abstract and figurative artworks, through various media: paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, ceramics, fabrics…
The works of seven artists, including me, will be shown in solo exhibitions between October 12, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Some of them are already renowned on an international basis, other ones are emerging. All of them have in common to have reached maturity in their art, to have developed their own originality and to refer to Japanese culture in their artworks.
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Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery ouvrira ses portes en octobre 2017 et sera entièrement dédiée à l’art contemporain japonais.
Située 7, rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth, dans le quartier du Marais à Paris, Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery exposera des œuvres figuratives ou abstraites, créées selon des techniques diverses et sur des supports variés : peinture, dessin, photographie, sculpture, céramique, tissus…
La plupart des expositions seront individuelles. Sept artistes japonais seront ainsi exposés entre le 12 octobre 2017 et le 30 juin 2018. Ils comptent à la fois des créateurs reconnus et des artistes émergents. Tous ont en commun d’avoir atteint une grande maturité dans leur expression artistique, d’avoir développé leur propre originalité et de se référer d’une façon ou d’une autre à la culture japonaise dans leurs créations.
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Exhibition “HOMAGE to YU-ICHI by THE 8th TEN-SAKU-KAI”
 
Yu-ichi Inoue (1916-1985) is a famed calligrapher representing the 20th century. This Exhibition is held by artists who are deeply influenced by Yu-ichi Inoue, exploring to make a new history of calligraphy after him.
It is held once in two year since 2004. The fact that I encountered Yu-ichi’s works in Kyoto in my thirties made me change my career from an architect to an artist.
 

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June 7th — June 11th, 2017 11:00-18:00
Mitaka City Arts Center
6-12-14 Kamirenjaku Mitaka-shi Tokyo, 181-0012 Japan
-Symposium-
“exchange questions and answers about calligraphy”
From 15:00 on June 11th
Chairmanship: Unagami Masaomi
 

Artists
 
ISHIKAWA CHINO(Japan)
YI LIAO(China)
WEI MO(China)
UNAGAMI HARUYASU(Japan)
KATO SHUMA(Japan)
KIRI HIROTAKA(Japan)
GOO NAKAYAMA(Japan)
KUBOYAMA YASUKO(Japan)
CLAUDIA SPIELMANN(Germany)
KORE-EDA CHIEKO(Japan)
SASAKI TOYOAKI(Japan)
SANDAIMEUOTAKEHAMADASHIGEO(Japan)
THOMAS BAUMHEKEL(Germany)
NAKAJIMA HIROYUKI(Japan)
HASHIGUCHI LINTALOW(Japan)
HINO KIMIHIKO(Japan)
HEIZO(Japan)
HONJOU KENSEKI(Japan)
MORIMOTO JUNKO(Japan)
YAMAMOTO HISASHI(Japan)
YUGAMI HISAO(Japan)
YOKOMIZO KOUJI(Japan)
LI JIE(China)
LU ZI ZHEN(China)
ZHANG LU(China)
 
Invited artists
 
INOUE YU-ICHI(Japan)
SHEN QIN(China)
 
Cooperation:UNAC TOKYO
 

 


I’m pleased to inform that the calligraphy documentary “Traces Of The Soul” has released it’s official trailer. 
 
”Traces Of The Soul”
 

Unlike a text message or e-mail, handwriting is an aspect of a person’s identity. It carries something beyond literal meaning, something of the soul. For thousands of years the unique beauty of the hand-written word has developed and evolved through the art of calligraphy.
“Traces Of The Soul” explores this art form through the eyes of 12 contemporary calligraphers from across the globe.
 
We send over 22 billion digital messages a day
2.4 million emails every second
In this age of instant communication,
has something been lost?

 
 

 
Featured Artists:
el Seed
Jake Weidmann
Ghalamdar
Koji Kakinuma
Dia Batal
Zhao Yizhou
Hiroyuki Nakajima
Soraya Syed
Paul Antonio
Shinzan Miyamae
Karl “KOBE” O’Brien
Shoho Teramoto
 
Director/Producer/Editor – Martin Cooper
Director Of Photography/Producer/Assistant Editor – Adrian “Uchujin” Storey
Tam Solo – Art Director/Producer
Ku Sharma – Producer
 


I visited seven cities in Germany, the U.K and France in three weeks this September. My tour started from this station, Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof.
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At the beginning, I showed performance with musicians in three cities in Germany.
The first one was in Kaiserslautern.
16. September at Stiftskirche
piano: Holger Mantey
bamboo flute: Tony Clark
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This is the second one in Archen.
18. September at Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum
piano: Holger Mantey
bamboo flute: Tony Clark
Photo: Werner Möhler 
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The last one is in Germersheim.
21. September at Konzertsaal des Kulturzentrums “Hufeisen”
piano: Holger Mantey
bamboo flute: Tony Clark 
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After the performance in Germany, I flied from Frankfurt to London.
Last year I’ve got an offer to film me from Mr. Martin Cooper in London. He is an editor of documentaries. The films he has edited have won RTS Awards and been nominated for Emmy Awards. Now he is making a documentary of calligraphers. For this film, he features twelve calligraphers from around the world, including me. It will be presented in film festivals and broadcasted in a program on the BBC.
This is a meeting place with Mr. Cooper in Regent’s Park in London.
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In the week end I could make a time to visit Royal Academy of Arts with Mr. Cooper. We were so lucky that it was a fine day and just an opening day of the exhibition “Abstract Expressionism” on Saturday 24th.
POLLOCK, KLINE, DE KOONING, ROTHCO, NEWMAN, SAM FRANCIS, MARK TOBEY …….
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After London I went to Paris by Eurostar.
The first day in Paris, I visited Fine Art Cube in a suburb area of Paris. It’s a studio of a photographer Mr.Gérard Rancinan and a writer Ms. Caroline Gaudriault. Mr. Gérard Rancinan is taking portraits in parallel with his very popular works.
He features artists and iconic people of the XX and XIXst centuries. For example, Fidel Castro, Yasser Arafat, the Pope, Dalai Lama, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul McCarthy, Damien Hirst, Yan Pei Ming, Opalka, Pierre&Gilles etc. His first portrait was Antoni Tàpies in 1978 as a photo shows. Then he is continuing to make portraits since Tàpies.
To make a next portrait, he will come to my studio in Japan to shoot me in this winter.
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”Gérard Rancinan”
 
Photo: Antoni Tàpies in 1978 by Gérard Rancinan
Photo: with a photographer Mr.Gérard Rancinan and a writer Ms. Caroline Gaudriault

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Next day, I had a one-day trip from Paris to Marseille to visit a gallery who contacted to me the other day. Blue sky and green sea was shining in the beautiful sunlight.
I’m glad that the gallery holds my exhibition for three weeks in October 2017.
”GALERIE PATRICK BARTOLI”
81, rue Sainte 13007 Marseille, France

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On September 30th, I went to Frankfurt to fly to Japan. Then I came back to Japan on November 2nd with a lot of sweet memories.

I thank all of my friends for your kindness to me during my stay in Europe. I was moved by your sincere friendship.
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DIVERSITY of ‘LIFE’
All of the characters are the same, ‘LIFE’. 
 
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Chinese ink on paper(Swiss)
 
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Acrylic on canvas(Italy)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(China)
 
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Coffee on paper(Zambia)
 
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Chinese ink on canvas(France)
 
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Chinese ink, paste on paper(Germany)
 
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Paper(Thailand)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(China)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(Japan)
 
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Acrylic on paper(U.S.)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(China)
 
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Pastel on paper(U.K.)
 
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Acrylic on paper(Finland)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(Korea)
 
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Chinese ink and dye on paper(China)
 
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Paper(Nepal)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(U.K.)
 
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Paper(India)
 
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Chinese ink on paper(U.K.)
 
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I’m now thinking about the exhibition ‘LIFE’ ten days after the end. 
 
Many people came to see the show and told me various impressions. Most of them were thinking of their own life in front of ‘LIFE’ pieces on a wall. In other words, they seemed to take my message as a private matter, rather than a social matter. It’s OK however viewers have their own impression, but I can’t help thinking about a peculiarity in Japan. I’m worried that they might become inward-looking and indifferent to society. I hope now these worries are unfounded and groundless. And I’m looking forward to hold ‘LIFE’ exhibition in Europe.
Nakajima Hiroyuki
 
Photo: Takashi Hayasaka
 
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I am glad to inform about my new book, published in June.
 
NAKAJIMA HIROYUKI WORKS 1999-2015
 

10.2 x 8.3 x 0.3 inches, 104 pages, written in English and Japanese
Publisher: LIVRE Publishing, Inc.
Price: 2,000 yen
ISBN-10: 4863381441
ISBN-13: 978-4863381445
 

newbook
 
This book is a collection of my representative works (45works and messages) from 1999 to 2015. It has released on June 13th, 2016 in Amazon.
Please search it on “nakajima hiroyuki works” in
”AMAZON”
 
Thank you.
Nakajima Hiroyuki
 


The Exhibition ‘LIFE’ closed yesterday.
Thank you for your visit.
 
‘Our society consists of various people.’
This was my motivation for this exhibition and a power to make a lot of variation. I’m glad that Many people came to see the show and had various impression.
 
“It reminds me the faces and figures of my friends.
365 ‘LIFE’ pieces on papers suggested me the importance of my daily life.
I was sitting in front of pieces for a long time, then encouraged very much.
I could find the piece which represents the past, the present and the future of my life.”
 
It’s my pleasure that this exhibition could be a chance to think about our ‘LIFE’.
I’m looking forward to seeing you again in the next exhibition.
Thank you.
 
Nakajima Hiroyuki
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The exhibition “生/LIFE” is being held now.
I’m looking forward to your visit.
June 7th-13th, 10:00-19:30 (Last day 10:00-17:00)
Bunkamura Box Gallery
2-24-1 Shibuya-ku Dogenzaka Tokyo, 150-8507
 
There is no end to the number of people who die due to war and starvation. There is no end to suicides and solitary death. The gap between the rich and poor is widening and a society of the unknown dead is deepening. Intolerance of diversity is spreading in our world.
In times like these, I hope this exhibition will be a chance to think about our ‘LIFE’.
 
Nakajima Hiroyuki
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Performance in Stadtmuseum in Siegburg Germany on June 3rd.
My performance with with Holger Mantey (piano)
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