takahiro yamamoto


November 14, 2022
Opacity of Performance: Book Launch

at Nationale: 15 SE 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97214

The release of a new publication, "Opacity of Performance. This unique book features a collection spanning texts, images, and objects by eleven contributors who reflect on the theme of opacity and how it creates space for resistance and subjectivity within artistic practices. Designed and printed by Gary Robbins/Container Corps. The publication is associated with an upcoming performance installation at the Portland Art Museum in January and February 2022.

Contributors are Ben Evans, Ka'ila Farrell-Smith, Matthew Goulish & Lin Hixson, Jmy James, Sara Krajewski, sidony o'neal, Samita Sinha, Jang Wook Huh, Laurie Young, and Takahiro Yamamoto.

January 28 - February 12, 2022
Opacity of Performance

Centering visibility as a core question, Opacity of Performance investigates the physical and emotional effects that both performers and viewers undergo when acts of looking, moving, and paying attention vary over an extended duration.

Choreographed by Takahiro Yamamoto
Dramaturgy by Ben Evans
Performed by Emily Squires, Garrick Imatani, Intisar Abioto, Irene June, Nolan Hanson, Roland Dahwen, Stephanie Schaaf, Sydney Jackson & Takahiro Yamamoto

Curated by Sara Krajewski, the Portland Art Museum’s Eichholz Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

August 2017
Direct Path to Detour -book-

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