Wednesday, March 18, 2009
VIDEO ART FROM JAPAN
About the Artists:
Katsuyuki HATTORI, (b.1973) is a Japanese video artist, based in Tokyo. He has been active in producing single-channel videos and collaborated with many artists such as theatre choreographers, contemporary dancers, poets, musicians, and so on. He also produces live video performances. Hattori, who graduated from San Francisco Art Institute, co-founded several important video art organizations in Tokyo such as Tokyo: Spread Video Art Project, Art Lab. Goldenshit, and Video Art Center. His work has been shown internationally in Spain, Canada, Ireland, Australia, France, Mexico, China and Indonesia, amongst many countries.
SATO Hiroaki, (b. 1962) is a video artist cum musician who graduated from Nihon University, College of Art. He is also active in teaching video making and theory of image technology at the Nippon Engineering College and Nihon University College of Art, Department of Cinema. Sato also writes, mostly on video art.