This art book was published at the occasion of the "Time Train" one-man exhibition at Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany. In addition to the exhibition's centerpiece "Time Train", an installation for which the artist fitted a model of a train that actually operated in Germany between 1932 and 1945 with blinking blue LEDs, the book also features the works "Counter Skin", "Counter Void" and "HOTO".
- Book Size
- 256×304×27 mm
- 144 Pages
- Hardcover in a slipcase
- Kerber Art
Born 1957, Tokyo. Lives and works Ibaraki, Japan.
Three guiding principles represent the foundation of Miyajima’s art, which he outlines as keep changing, connect with everything, and continue forever. ‘A constant is the fact that we are always changing’, he observes. ‘In Western thought, permanency refers to a sense of constancy, without change. In Eastern and Buddhist philosophy, change is natural and consistently happening’. Explaining the importance of connection, he expands: ‘As humans and living beings, we cannot and do not exist independently. We are only able to live within relationships in this world.’ The third principle – expressed through the perpetual cycle of birth, death and regeneration – refers back to the first two, for ‘that is the structure of life and of truth’.
Publications of Tatsuo MIYAJIMA
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