Quruli’s Kyoto, Motoko’s Kyoto
2011. 9. 21 Wed. - 2011. 10. 04 Tue.September 21 (Wed) - October 4 (Tue)2 Locations:at DMO ARTS, JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan 3F10 am - 8pmAdmission freeat Kyoto Tower Viewing Room9am - 9pm (last admission 8:40pm)To see the exhibition, you need to purchase a tower ticket (Adult: 700JPY)http://www.kyoto-tower.co.jp/kyototower/
The photographer MOTOKO has been taking portraits and creating artwork for many Japanese musicians such as Quruli and UA.
This is her exhibition on Kyoto.
Since Quruli's Albums Best of Quruli / TOWER OF MUSIC LOVER (2006) and Best of Quruli / TOWER OF MUSIC LOVER 2 (2011) features the city of Kyoto surrounding the Kyoto tower, MOTOKO has selected the photographs of Quruli and Kyoto she took from 2006 to 2011.
This exhibition is held in 2 locations at DMO ARTS and Kyoto Tower in the timing of Kyoto Onpaku music festival held by Quruli.
These locations are only 30 minutes away by JR Kyoto Line rapid trains.
This exhibition connects the Kyoto tower, a mecca for Quruli fans, and Osaka Station City, the new sight of Osaka.
The contents of the exhibition at each location differ.
At DMO ARTS, MOTOKO's photographs are available for purchase (except for the photos of Quruli).
1966: Born in Osaka
1990: Graduated from the Osaka University of ArtsSince 1996, MOTOKO started her career as a photographer.
She has published the books Day Light, First Time, and Kyoto.
TheDen-en Dream Project, which she has been conducting with a writer Hideki Inoue, won the Lohas Design Award 2010.
She has been contributing articles to the SUNTORY web magazine.
http://www.suntory.co.jp/eco/hitotoshizen Also, she sometimes broadcasts a program on Ustream with a writer Kenji Takazawa.