Kou Kana, exhibition at Toyko Museum of Contemporary Art、Tokyo


Masterpiece by Kou Kana shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo from Nov. 13, 2021 to Feb. 23, 2022.

Kou Kana / Secret of Hanasuwa Island / 2013 / photo: ArtTank

As a part of their collection exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, from Nov. 13, 2021 to Feb. 23, 2022, they will be opening a new series entitled "MOT Collection: Journals vol.2". Along with other masterpieces from the collection, the museum will be showing artists such as Oscar Oiwa and Christian Boltanski. Along with her works which were exhibited in MOT Annual in 2014, Kou Kana's masterpiece shown in Setouchi Triennale since 2013 in Shodo-Shima which was removed last year from its original site, will take part in the exhibition in Tokyo.

The work has been introduced in many articles and magazines, sometimes as a cover photograph of the monthly paper.

The artist has created "Secret of Hansuwa Island" by diving into the ocean many times to travel to a small island "Hanasuwa" seeing the island from the ocean, making amount of drawings from different angles to create this work. The installation is to see the view of the island from below, almost the artist has experienced.

Museum of Contemporary Art website

dates:Nov. 13, 2021ーFeb. 23, 2022

*Please note that from January 12, 2022, The exhibition "MOT Collection: Journals vol.2" will be temporary be closed from in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

ArtTank is working as Kou Kana's studio, as the artist has pasted away in 2021, and supporting to realize her exhibitions and looking after all her works. Some of the available pieces by Kou Kana are shown in the following page.