Launched in 2000, Spiral Independent Creators Festival (SICF) is an open-call art festival that aspires to discover, foster, and support emerging artists and designers. We will held the solo show of the winner of the 22 Spiral Independent Creators Festival MARKET Grand Prize in Entrance (Spiral 1F).
Keisuke Iwae creates watches, with a screen, without a dial, made of copper or brass or aluminum objects in the shape of used soap. At first glance, the use of these objects is unknown, and question our relation with them and the value we put on things based on their functional aspect. As we use these objects, we realize that the watch questions our relation to time by gradually and naturally changing colors through the contact with the skin and air, as we realize that the soap offers a gentle rest and comfort the hand of the person who holds it. In that regard, both objects inspire the user's heart and are meant to bring bliss to their daily lives. In this exhibition, Iwae's past creations will be reviewed under the theme of usefulness and mindfulness and many pieces, including new works, will be exhibited and sold.
■ Exhibited works
SICF22 MARKET Grand Prize Artist Exhibition
Keisuke IWAE "USEFUL?"
5-6-23, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Organized by : Wacoal Art Center
Planned by : Spiral
Collaborated with : CLIP, Stage Four
Art direction by : WALTZ. LLC
*During the event, Spiral will take every measures to prevent the spread of infection in consideration of the safety and health of its customers and staff.
*The contents of the event may change depending on the situation at the time of the event.
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SICF22 MARKET Winners Exhibition
At the same time as the Grand Prize Artist exhibition, we will welcome the 4 creators who won a prize at SICF22 MARKET for a group show.
Date : 29 (fri・NH）April − 8 (sun) May 11:00-20:00