- Noritoshi Hirakawa Solo Exhibition 'Seeking a Light'
STANDING PINE is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Noritoshi Hirakawa entitled ‘Seeking a Light’ from Saturday 13th July.
Noritoshi Hirakawa was born in 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan. Residing in New York City since 1993. Hirakawa is now an internationally known contemporary artist after studying Applied Sociology. He has created numerous works in photography, film, dance, installation and performance. His work has been exhibited over 300 times at museums, art centers, and galleries all over the world including Venice Biennale Aperto, Istanbul Biennale, Site Santa Fe Biennale and Museum fur Modern Kunst, Frankfurt, Center Pompidou, Paris, PS 1 Museum, New York, Leeum, Seoul, Hermes Forum, Tokyo.
This exhibition features the series of photography works ‘Seeking a Light’, which Hirakawa created in New York, for the first time in Japan. It was shot in the summertime of 2005 in various New York City subway station platforms the moment the trains were coming. One image is of the person waiting and the other image is the moment of light approaching.