riya solo exhibition: 11
2012. 2. 01 Wed. - 2012. 2. 21 Tue.February 1 (Wed) - 21 (Tue), 2012The number 11 means a loop or infinity.
Something repeatedly comes apart, change their form, meet again, touch, and fall apart.
This is something like a story or a song in the world of 11 layers.
Through depicting animals and invisible ones, I wished to portray the things that cannot be expressed in words.
We will hold a solo exhibition of the artist Riya.Born in Chicago in 1985.
Riya graduated from Tama Art University, concentration on textile design.
With cut out technique, she arranges icons like animals, humans, waves, clouds, fire, and skull.
Her works indicates ecology and ethnicity.
In 2009, she was selected for the art project of digmeout and SONY Canvas@Sony and created a mural of 38 meters high at SONY building, Ginza, Tokyo.
Besides having exhibitions, she has created illustrations and designed various kinds of products.
The theme of this solo exhibition is 11.
To indicate transmigration and the universe, Riya has cut out the lives of many creatures in the circle with 11 layers.
At this exhibition, her original artwork is on sale, as well as My First ART giclee prints, BARCOS tote bags, and GUNZE BODYWILD pants.
Opening Reception:Saturday, February 4 (Sat) 6-8pm.Everyone is welcome.