Ryoko Furukawa “Poor Jane Brown Gave a speech to the Nation”
biscuit gallery (Shibuya, Tokyo) is pleased to announce a solo exhibition “Poor Jane Brown Gave a speech to the Nation” by Ryoko Furukawa, on view from September 14 (Thursday).
This marks Ryoko Furukawa’s first solo exhibition at biscuit gallery, and will show at the same time as Hidetaka Suzuki to form a double set of solo exhibitions. Active in the emerging contemporary art scene, Ryoko Furukawa will show her latest works.
Along with Hidetaka Suzuki, we will be holding a talk event with artist Ryohei Kan as a guest.
Please see below for details.
1994 Born in Hyogo, Japan
2020 BFA in Oil Painting, Hiroshima City University
2022 MFA in Fine Arts, Hiroshima City University
Ryoko Furukawa creates paintings based on images associated with words, as a matter of principle. The following items are her rules.
(1) A text written by a third party is cut up.
(2) The creator reconstructs the text of item (1).
(3) The creator produces a painting using only the text in (2) as a clue.
Furukawa cuts up an English vocabulary book used during an examination period, and reconstructs the sentences into a painting.
Ryoko Furukawa – Solo Exhibition
“Poor Jane Brown Gave a speech to the Nation”
Location: biscuit gallery 1F and 2F
Thursday, September 14 – Sunday, October 1, 2023
Hours: 13:00 – 19:00 *Closed Monday – Wednesday
Produced by biscuit gallery
Hidetaka Suzuki and Ryoko Furukawa Talk Event
Guest: Ryohei Kan
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2013
Location: biscuit gallery
*Registration for the event will be available shortly
Born in Ehime Prefecture, in 1983. Artist. Attended a post-doctorate course and was granted a doctorate degree in fine arts from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2016. Based on his thoughts on the topic of “void,” he has been creating artworks and art projects while dealing with various media, and presenting them in Japan and abroad. He is a lecturer at Hiroshima City University Faculty of Art and the general director of Setouchi L-Art Project (SLAP).
Website : https://ryoheikan.com