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City Narratives

Works by Kiyoko Yamaguchi

August 10 to September 28, 2018

Artist will be in attendance at the opening reception
Friday, August 10, 2018, 6pm - 8pm

Location
Art Beatus Gallery
129-133 Wellington Street, G/F
Central, Hong Kong

What makes a city uniquely memorable are its landmark architectures, pockets of distinct communities and peculiar shops scattered in small alleys or on certain street corners. Almost all of these structures have their individual characteristics and stories. It is the embodiment of all these that injects vitality into the city keeping it alive, sustainable and forever enhancing its history. Painter Kiyoko Yamaguchi has been devoting herself to a mission painstakingly rendering various cities thus chronicling their narratives.

Trained professionally as an architectural historian, Yamaguchi received her bachelor degree in architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and her doctorate degree from Kyoto University focusing on Southeast Asian architectural history. She taught in the history department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong between 2006 to 2014 and moved back to live in Kyoto, Japan four years ago. Yamaguchi had two previous solo exhibitions in Art Beatus Gallery when she was living here.

In City Narratives, she will exhibit her recent drawings of niche places of the Hong Kong she knows, the unique communities of Kyoto where she lives now as well as some notable Tokyo landmarks. She has taken notes of these locations in face of the inevitable urban changes that are approaching.


City Narratives - Works by Kiyoko Yamaguchi exhibition will open at Art Beatus Gallery on Friday, August 10, 2018 and will continue until September 28, 2018.

For further information or interview with the artist, you can contact us at dyiu@artbeatus.com.hk  or call Dominic Chan at 2522-1138 or Josephine Hau at 2526-0818.

Art Beatus Gallery is located on the ground floor, 129-133 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong (5 min walk from Sheung Wan MTR Station E2 Exit).

Gallery Hours:
Mon - Sat, 11am to 7pm, closed on Sundays & public holiday


都 市 故 事

山 口潔子 作品展

2018年8月10日 至 9 月28 日

開幕式:
2018年8月 10日(星期五)下午6時至8時
歡迎蒞臨與藝術家暢談創作心得

精藝軒畫廊
香港中環 威靈頓街129-133號 地舖

所有大都市都是由不同的地標性建築、市內不同的小區、一些街頭巷尾店舖串連組成。這些不同的組合,充滿 着個別同時獨特的故事,而這些故事又不斷地為其所屬的都市輸送着生命力,讓這些都市能精彩地活着,繁衍 下去,豐富着各自的歷史。

山口潔子一直用心筆錄着不同都市的建築物,用其作品來乘載 着都市的故事,一一記檔存案。

山口的專業是都市設計與建築歷史,畢業於加洲畢克萊大學,並於京都大學取得博士學位,主攻東南亞建築歷 史。她於二00六年至二0一四年間曾任教於中文大學歷史系,並於二0一四年搬回老家定居於京都市。在香 港期間,她於精藝軒辦了兩次繪畫展覽,這次「都市故事」將展出她久別香港的近作。

展品包括了她熟悉的香港街頭巷尾,現居地京都市的獨特社區,東京都的地標性街頭等等。全部作品都離不開 她的細緻描繪,無聲無息地錄取下相關的記憶,把或許即將改變的都市面貌點點滴滴地儲存好。

《都市故事》由二O一八年八月十日至九月廿八日於香港精藝軒威靈頓街畫廊舉行。有關展覽詳情或安排藝術 家專訪,歡迎電郵 dyiu@artbeatus.com.hk 或致電 2522.1138 Dominic Chan / 2526.0818 Josephine Hau 查詢。

畫廊開放時間:星期一至六 11am - 7pm 星期日及公眾假期休息


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