Artist Talk: Hiroe Saeki in conversation with Ito Ogawa

When:
January 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2020-01-14T18:00:00+00:00
2020-01-14T20:00:00+00:00
Where:
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
13/14 Cornwall Terrace
NW1 4QP
London
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Artist Talk: Hiroe Saeki in conversation with Ito Ogawa @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Hiroe Saeki’s work inhabits a liminal zone on the edges of the perceivable: monochromatic explorations of the subject of beauty in nature, delicate drawings with a weightless quality, sparse compositions evoking traditional aesthetics. As in a photograph, the totality of the artwork and the detail are valued equally.

In this exhibition, she presents a new body of work with graphite and water. The powdered graphite travels through capillaries of water: settling where and when the water evaporates, to be absorbed by the land of paper. The resulting surfaces recall water-carved planetary landscapes.

Together with Ito Ogawa, the artist will discuss her influences, her work and the exhibition Cosmogenesis.

Image credits: Untitled 2019, Pencil, bronze pigment, acrylic, watercolour and gold leaf on paper, 52x77cm © Hiroe Saeki

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