MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO

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Akinori Goto

This composition depicts the materialization of time by connecting it with movement. Although at first glance it may just look like a white mesh mass, selections of time can be reproduced by projecting slits of light. This is an attempt to clearly demonstrate time, an invisible phenomenon, and its relationship with movement through a physical depiction, and in doing so discover the true beauty and nature of time itself. In toki-BALLET #02, I use my own camera to shoot the trajectory of a dancer, momentarily dissect the motion from that point, and then reconnect it. By projecting a slit of light on the composition, the dancer’s motions can be reproduced in that space from my point of view. This is an attempt to represent time by connecting the location of the viewer to the dance itself.

Roppongi Hills, Mori Tower 52F, TOKYO CITY VIEW

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02.11—03.12  |  10:00—22:00

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Artist Profile

  • Akinori Goto

    Born in Gifu prefecture in 1984. Media artist, designer. Graduated from the Department of Visual Communication Design at Musashino Art University. Combines cutting-edge technologies with classic methods and media to create new forms of expression. Focuses on the development of projects that attempt to decipher the invisible connections and relationships behind people and objects by examining them from a variety of angles. Occasional physical demonstrations. Winner of many awards.