/ 面孔之外 / 名古根美津子個展
展覽地點 | 市長官邸藝文沙龍 生活藝術廳
展覽時間 | 2020.9.16 – 9.29
開幕時間 | 2020.9.19 (Sat) 2-4PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

很榮幸這次可以在市長官邸藝文沙龍展出日本藝術家名古根美津子的作品。市長官邸建於1940年,保留著和洋混合式的建築風格。官邸原為日治時期州知事的官舍,二戰之後,轉而成為台北市長官邸,1994年以前的歷任市長也大多居住於此,並於1996年開放給民眾作為藝文休閒的場域。官邸經歷了不同時期的沿革,可以說這裡順應著時代的變遷,不停重新賦予空間新的意義。

 

 

 

 

 

 

此次「面孔之外–名古根美津子個展」將帶來藝術家的系列作品–「I am more than my face/面孔之外」,乍看十分和諧的畫面,細看才發現其中諸多荒謬、無厘頭的安排。作品中的主角皆是藝術家本人,名古根刻意巧妙的迴避了自己的臉孔,使人無法透過最直接的方式,以表情透視,或者誤解他人。一幅幅的肖像作品僅以畫面中的元素、構圖、色調及其肢體語言展現微小的情緒與荒誕之感。而其作品最核心的提問 –「我是誰?」,並相信「自我」是由自己所創造建立的,作品置於此空間又多了另一個層次的解讀,或許我們可以問的變成了–「我們是誰?」,而我們又可以如何的創造、展現集體的自我價值呢?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

藝術家簡介
More about Mitsuko Nagone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

名古根美津子的作品反應著許多日常的片段,其中也不乏暗示著派對、狂歡的場景(雖然畫面中仍是藝術家自己一人,相信一個人的派對也是可以很嗨的!)。這次開幕我們也呼應了這樣的歡快氛圍,備了許多小點及飲品,像是作品中出現的爆米花及小熱狗,希望大家都度過了一個美好的下午。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

除了派對的元素,畫面中更多的是每天日常會接觸到的物件,呈現出一種「自己跟自己玩」的那種時刻,也是與自己的對話。希望來訪的大家,在面對畫作的同時也想起了與自己最親密的時刻。那是一種寧靜呢?還是一種焦慮呢?不論是何種情緒,希望大家都能誠實面對並且善待自己的情緒,唯有自己是這輩子每分每秒都需要好好相處的對象。

 

 

 

 

 

 

最後,非常感謝各位的蒞臨,也期待下一次的Pop-up展覽再見囉!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mintprints proudly presents our new collaboration with the Mayor’s Residence Art Salon. We’ll be exhibiting Mitsuko Nagone’s works from 9/16-29. Here’s a little history of the place: Taipei mayor’s residence was built in 1940 and had a mix of Japanese and Western architectural styles. The official residence was the prefectural governor during the Japanese occupation. After World War II, it became the official residence of the mayor of Taipei. Most of the mayors before 1994 resided here, and after 1996, it opened to the public as an art and cultural leisure venue.

The Mayor’s Residence has gone through different periods of evolution, and with these changes comes with redefining the meaning of space. Now, we bring the works of Japanese artist Mitsuko Nagone, whose core question of her works is ‘Who am I?’ and believe that ‘self’ is created and established by oneself. It seems that the work can be seen in a new light when exhibited in this space. Perhaps what we can ask becomes- ‘Who are we?’, and how can we create and show our collective self-worth?

Nagone’s work is also a reflection of our daily lives, which also shows the happiness and craziness of a party. For our opening, we also prepared cheerful snacks like popcorn and hotdogs, as well as some nice beverages and punch. We hope you all enjoyed it.

Thanks again for everyone who came and supported! Until next time!