Mikiko Hara | Kyrie
|When||12 Sep 2019 - 26 Oct 2019|
|Where||Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery
547 W 27th St - Suite 204
New York, NY 10001
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6-8pm
To kick off the 2019 fall art season, MIYAKO YOSHINAGA is pleased to present its second solo exhibition of works by Mikiko Hara, an award-winning Japanese artist known for her square-format snapshot photography.
In Hara’s latest series Kyrie— the title of which is inspired by its mystic sound rather than its origin in Christianity — the artist’s intuitive eye taps into hidden narratives behind seemingly mundane moments in the suburbs of Tokyo. Hara utilizes a classic film camera to unassumingly approach her subjects at close range. Speaking on her work, Hara says, “There is no set theme; I’m not trying to communicate a particular message. Instead I gamble on serendipity. I hope that each snapshot will stir some fragment of memory within every viewer, arousing complex feelings and emotions that can’t be easily put into words.”
Image courtesy of the event organizer.
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