Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama Printing Show—TKY

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$75/ tickets can be purchased at www.aperture.org

Printing Show is a recreation of Daido Moriyama’s 1971 performance of the same name. Following the format of the original performance as closely as possible, in lieu of prints mounted on the gallery walls, visitors to the gallery will find the photographer stationed at a photocopy machine duplicating his photographic prints. These photocopied sheets will be assembled and staple-bound with a silkscreened cover printed in the gallery space during the performance. The work featured will include a selection of images made in Tokyo over the last fifteen years.

In this collaborative bookmaking performance, visitors will select, edit, and sequence the sheets of the ad hoc photobook, titled TKY, choosing from a menu of fifty-four double-sided photocopied sheets that will be on view in the gallery space.

Daido Moriyama has been publishing and exhibiting his photography since the late 1960s, with a bibliography of over 300 monographs to his name. A major retrospective, Daido Moriyama: Stray Dog, originated in 2000 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and subsequently toured internationally to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Japan Society in New York, Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland and numerous other venues. He is a recipient of the Cultural Award of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie. Forthcoming exhibitions include a major retrospective, On the Road, to be presented at the Osaka National Museum of Art from June to October 2011, and William Klein/Daido Moriyama at Tate Modern from October 2012 to January 2013.

This is a ticketed event. Cost of the ticket allows participation in the event Printing Show and one copy of TKY, a signed and numbered photobook by the artist.

Visit www.aperture.org for details.

Exhibition on view November 7 - November 12, 2011.


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Daido Moriyama
Printing Show—TKY
  • Fri. Nov 4, 2:00 pm
  • Fri. Nov 4, 6:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov 5, 12:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov 5, 5:00 pm
The artist recreates his 1971 performance that features the use of a photocopier and photographic prints in a collaborative bookmaking project for the audience. $75/ tickets can be purchased at www.aperture.org
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Presented by Aperture Foundation and organized by Ivan Vartanian of Goliga, Printing Show is made possible, in part, with support from the Japan Foundation, New York.