Arthur Huang

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How does my work respond to the exhibition theme “In the Details”?

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My studio practice has been about exploring everyday memories, especially those that are often overlooked.  As part of my “Everyday Circuits exhibition” at Gallery Camellia in 2016, I sought to expand my exploration of the overlooked to spaces themselves.  The photographic series “Gallery Camellia Memories” focuses on the overlooked features of Gallery Camellia, such as the texture of the floor and ceiling, , the form of the light switches, specks of paint on the window sills, holes left in the gallery walls, and more.  Utilizing macro photography, I hope to instill a new awareness to those who see these works to take the time to explore all aspects of a given space.  While these photographs are specific to Gallery Camellia, I hope that the works will encourage visitors to take their time exploring “In The Details” as well as Gallery LeDeco itself.

Biography

From the United States, Arthur Huang currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan as a researcher and artist. In 2001, he earned a M.F.A. in Painting & Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has exhibited his work in the United States, Europe, and Japan including the Nakanojo Biennale 2017, Gallery Camellia, Jill d’Art Gallery, hasu no hana, HAGISO, the Tokyo Art Book Fair, Spiral Independent Creators Festival, the Setouchi Triennale 2013, Southern Exposure, Printed Matter, neurotitan, and the Austin Museum of Art. He is also the director of the Tokyo-based artist collective, Art Byte Critique, which was established in 2012.

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2017
Everyday Circuits, Gallery Camellia, Tokyo, Japan

2016
My Everyday Life, hasu no hana, Tokyo, Japan
Memory Walks – Is This The Way I Went?, HAGISO, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Nakanojo Biennale 2019, Nakanojo, Japan
The Road to the Museum, Chigasaki City Museum of Art, Chigasaki, Japan
Look At Me Hungry, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
In the Details, Gallery LeDeco, Tokyo, Japan

2018
Turning the Page: Manchester – Yokohama, Paper Gallery, Manchester, England
Reading Between The Lines: Artist Books From Tokyo and St. Helens, Launch Pad Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
10th Anniversary, Jill d’Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Let’s Go To The Gallery 2018, Sukiwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Future Sound + Future Vision, Launch Pad Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2017
Nakanojo Biennale 2017, Nakanojo, Japan

Recent Works

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Daily Drawings Network (2017)
Ink, Paper, Acrylic
290 cm x 658 cm x 700 cm

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March 2017 Memory Walks (2017)
Ink, Acrylic
31 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm

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Is This The Way I Went? (2016)
Ink, Eggshell, String
135 cm x 280 cm x 210 cm

Where you can find me:
Twitter: @lifeasaconsumer
Instagram: @lifeasaconsumer
Blog/Website: www.arthurjhuang.work

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