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Jin Kurashige | the artist






The artist Jin Kurashige
Born 1975, Kanagawa, Japan.
Lives and works in Tokyo and Paris, .

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Sydney Biennale,


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Kurashige’s approach to creating artworks, mainly video works, is based on curiosity and interest of the moment towards the object, and is inspired by what he sees and feels in everyday life. In recent years, he participated many exhibitions such as T1 Turin Triennial Three museums: The Pantagruel Syndrome in Italy, Rapt!-contemporary art from Japan, RMIT project space in Australia, and All About Laughter Humor in Contemporary Art at Mori Art Museum in Japan, and expands his field of activity…

Jin Kurashige n’a pas attendu de terminer son cursus à l’Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille pour participer à des web performances à Tokyo, des créations multimédias à Montpellier et des expositions collectives (la liste est déjà longue…). Ni même pour exposer personnellement à Nantes et à Marseille. Un foisonnement d’activités qui en dit long sur le tempérament du jeune artiste dont l’œuvre est déjà conséquente : pas moins de onze créations ayant trait à l’image, qu’elle soit vidéo ou photographique, et à la mise en situation de personnages…

In His Shadow Enwraps Me (2006), the fanatical quest to resolve the three-dimensional puzzle of a Rubik’s Cube becomes the subject of Kurashige’s lens. Sweat pouring from his brow and with unbroken concentration, a figure tosses and turns the cube, his constant tapping interrupted only momentarily as he drops the cube to the table to review it…