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‘NEW JAPAN PHOTO - ISSUE 10’
An exhibition featuring emerging contemporary Japanese photographers
FRI 24 JAN, 2020
FRI 24 JAN / SAT 25 JAN, 2020
QUOZ ARTS FEST
THE EXHIBITION RUNS UNTIL 28 March, 2020
For the fourth consecutive year, CHI-KA, in collaboration with Tokyo-based Einstein Studio, is pleased to host its annual exhibition ‘NEW JAPAN PHOTO - ISSUE 10’, alongside winners of the prestigious ‘JAPAN PHOTO AWARD’.
CHI-KA will host a curated selection 40 original limited edition artist works are reasonably priced at AED200 each (in <A4 format). Acquisition of works is on a first come first served basis. NEW JAPAN PHOTO - the catalogue of up and coming Japanese photographers, which aims to connect the photographers to gallerists, collectors, critics and publishers around the world.
Shown alongside New Japan Photo works will be larger format images that won the esteemed JAPAN PHOTO AWARD - an annual competition and award bringing together emerging and award-winning Japanese photographers leaving a mark on the contemporary fine art photography scene in Tokyo and beyond. The Award, which started in 2013 by Einstein Studio, is currently the largest photography award in Japan, with over 5000 participants.
This year’s jury members include :
Charlotte Cotton, Independent curator and writer, who was previously curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and head of programming at The Photographers’ Gallery in London.
Francesco Tenaglia, Editor in Chief of Mousse Magazine. Contributor: Rolling Stone (IT), Esquire (IT), and more. (@moussemagazine)
Rita Vitorelli, Artist and Editor of Spike contemporary art magazine (@spike_art_magazine )
Mutsumi Ota, Editorial Director of IMA (@ima_online)
Patricia Karallis, Founder and Editor of Paper Journal (@paperjournalmag)
Previously, winners of the Japan Photo Award were acquired by Prada Foundation as well as the Hermès Foundation, held solo exhibitions around the world, were recognized and awarded by Vogue Italia as ‘photo of the year’, graced the covers of international magazines and collaborated with renowned fashion designers like Issey Miyake.
Prices of original artists’ works start at AED200.
The exhibition will also have on display a series of publications by Einstein Studio, featuring a collection of photography introducing Japanese talent, and presented yearly at international art book fairs; Art Book Fair Basel, NY Art Book Fair, Paris Photo, LA Art Book Fair, Stockholm Art Book Fair, and UNSEEN.
The opening of ‘New Japan Photo - Issue 10’ coincides with Alserkal Avenue’s ‘Quoz Arts Fest‘ (Jan 24 & 25, 2020).
The exhibtion runs until 28 March, 2020.
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