Between February 26th-29th, 2020 SomoS presents the video installation Imagining Something Unknown, in which Japanese Artist Manami Uetake ponders the (im)possibility of commemorating the Fukushima disaster.
The photography, video and text of Tokyo-based Japanese artist Manami Uetake deals with individual and collective memory and cultures of remembrance.
Multidisciplinary artist Hagoromo Okamoto creates performances and installations which incorporate photography, film and video, addressing topics such as memory, trauma and the father figure on both a personal as well as cultural level.
By way of drawing a psychogram of a distinctly East-German brand of authoritarian paternalism, Hagoromo Okamoto’s installation Ich habe noch nicht mal gefrühstückt applies a Japanese gaze to German-style anxiety.
SomoS hosts a Cooking Workshop by Yuko Kihila, proprietor of En*Gawa, a gastronomical gem tucked away in the mountains surrounding the city of Osaka in Japan.
May 18-22, 2016, EWAAC’s East West Artists Exchange presented work by Chuuu, Takuya Kurihara, Yoko Naito, Mike Barrett, Maria Kareta, Yoichiro Sakai, Ryo Endo and Suza Sputnik.
Ink Agop is a Japanese video/multimedia artist based in Berlin, creating video productions as well as video installations. She is involved in ongoing collaborations with performers, choreographers and musicians. Her themes include Techno-Shamanism; the relation between nature, culture, and technique, and the tribal and mystical expressed through the digital. Agop’s highly personal and instantly recognizable […]
Berlin-based Japanese multimedia artist Ink Agop‘s solo exhibition “Overlooking I” at SomoS Art House is founded on the performances she developed and recorded during her 2014-2015 ComPeung Artist-in-Residency at Chiang Mai, Thailand, on the theme of Shamanism. This project accumulates in the “Overlooking I” installation, consisting of video projection and kinetic sculptures made out of […]
From 5 – 21st June 2015, the TOKYO art crossing BERLIN festival comes to Berlin, presenting exhibitions, workshops, screenings, book presentations at eight art locations all over Berlin. As part of the official TOKYO art crossing BERLIN program, SomoS is pleased to host, on Friday, June 19th 2015, an evening of innovative short Tokyo art […]
A feminist tentacle porn workshop by Lo-Fi Cherry during the 9th annual PornFilmFestival Berlin, 2014.
During the Pictoplasma Festival, SomoS presents drawings, painting, collage, video and performance by Japanese artists Hiroki Otsuka, Kinya Hanada, Hoji Tsuchiya, Kurihara Takuya and SHOXXX. A liberated application of graphic techniques, and a fresh interpretation of themes like heritage, pop cultural characters and self-presentation characterize the artists’ work. Opening reception: Wednesday April 30, 19:00 Feat. […]