Hidemi Takagi

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Work1 Title: Blender Year: 2011 Material: Installation (Photographs, Shelves, MDF, Playwood, etc) Dimensions: H vary W  D Work2 Title: Blender Year: 2010 Material: Installation (Photographs, Shelves, MDF, Playwood, etc) Dimensions: H Vary W  D Work3 Title: Blender (details) Year: 2011 Material: Installation (Photographs, Shelves, MDF, Playwood, etc) Dimensions: H Vary W  D Work4 Title: Happie Photographie Year: 2013 Material: Digital-C-Print Dimensions: H 30 W 40 D Work5 Title: Happie Photographie Year: 2013 Material: Digital-C-Print Dimensions: H 30 W 40 D

Statement:

Since leaving Osaka, Japan in 1997, I have been translating my personal vision of New York City into photographs and videos. The candy-colored, saturated playground of images that I create is how I have imagined New York would look like since I was a child, having grown up with Old American television Programs from the 1950s and 60s in Japan. Despite the reality of the at times gritty city, my art work has allowed me to preserve my memories of my imagined America and explore the melting pot that is my new home.

Resume:

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 “Blender Project” at Le Chéile Art Space (New York, NY)
2011 “Blender Project” at The homefront gallery (LIC, NY)
2010 “Blender Project” at Hudson Guild gallery (New York, NY)
2007 “Blender Project” at The Dollinger Art Project (Tel Aviv, Israel)
2002 “Happie Photographie” at The Green Lounge Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

COMMISIONS :
2011 “Blender” Times Square Art By Times Square Alliance (Times Square, NY)

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS:
2009 “Blender” at The 13th DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival (Brooklyn, NY)
2009 “ArtBridge2009: First Exposure” Public Exhibition (23rd St bet 9th & 10th Ave, New York, NY)
2005 “ACURRENT” Rider Project 2005 Art Happening in a moving truck (New York)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
2015 “Face to Place” at NYFA (The New York Foundation for the Arts) Galley (Brooklyn, NY)
2014 “Open (C)All” at BRIC Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
2013 “Immigrant Too”  at NoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) Gallery (New York, NY)
2012 “LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) Downtown Dinner 2012″ (New York, NY)
2012 “ReImagine: Ourselves” at The Ukrainian Institute (New York, NY)
2011 “Mobility” at Momenta Art (Brooklyn, NY)
2010 “You are here: at Flaere Gallery (London, UK)
2010 “Floating World” at LMCC exhibition space at Building 110 (Governors Island, NY)
2010 “Irrelevant” at Arario Gallery (New York, NY)
2009 “Dream Sequence” at Longwood Art gallery (Bronx, NY)
2006 “3rd Wave” at BAC gallery, Brooklyn Arts Council (Brooklyn, NY)
2006 “RE: Surface” at 237 Space Gallery (Toledo, OH)
2005 “Movement in Art” at Hudson Guild gallery (New York, NY)
2005 “Celebrating Color” at Hudson Guild Gallery II (New York, NY)
2004 “Fake Rolex” at HDC gallery (New York, NY)
2003 “AIM23″at The Bronx Museum of the arts (Bronx, NY)
2002 “In Pursuit of Visual Pleasures” at DUMBO ARTS CENTER (Brooklyn, NY)
2002 “AsianLens August 2002 Exhibit” at CHAMBERS FINE ART (New York, NY)
2002 “Face Value” at WHITE COLUMNS (New York, NY)

Place: Brooklyn, NY

Contact: takagi.hidemi@gmail.com

Website: http://hidemitakagi.com