Rinko Kawauchi: Illuminance, Ametsuchi, Seeing Shadow

A first museum solo exhibition in Tokyo, “Illuminance, Ametsuchi, Seeing Shadow” at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, is a giant leap forward for Rinko Kawauchi, both, in terms of scale and impact. Since coming into the limelight, just a little over 10 years ago, she produced an impressive body of work. The exhibitions consists of her longest running and most celebrated “Illuminance” series along with videos and two new series exhibited for the first time—“Ametsuchi” and “Seeing Shadow.” Her meditative, filled with light Terrence Malick like imagery, transforms ordinary everyday moments into timeless snapshots of cosmic interconnections leaving an instant and gripping impression. Through July 16th.

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