The Water Support the Fire, The Water Support the Fire. Day Version
@ AMMON TOKYO
UCHIGO and SHIZIMI Gallery is pleased to announce that we will be changing our name to AMMON TOKYO in addition to the opening of our Kyoto branch, AMMON KYOTO, on July 1, 2022. We would like to thank you for your continued support.
AMMON TOKYO is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by CAI YUNYI Clarice, painter from Shanghai, starting July 1st, 2022.
This exhibition, exploring the relationship between water and fire, will be held in collaboration with the artist's solo exhibition at Gallery-1 (APARTMENT HOTEL SHINJUKU / B1F) from June 10 to July 3, and will be divided into daytime and nighttime perspectives. Our gallery will be focusing on the "daytime thoughts" throughout the exhibition.
We hope you enjoy Cai's unique poetic view of the world, in which they try to express themselves while being conscious of the innocent story that precedes the development of words. We look forward to your visit.
ARTIST STATEMENT A certain woman with long dark hair was muttering behind me. The phrase I heard in my dream magically inspired me. What is water and fire? Why does water choke out the flames? Is there a situation in which water and fire coexist in a devastating yet harmonious manner? If so, what kind of scene would it be? In this exhibition, I will consider this enigmatic phrase through my thoughts of night and day, that is, through two solo exhibitions. Paintings are my tools for creating and solving riddles. It is also a device that takes over and offers mystery to the viewer. I hope that viewers will experience the exhibition as if it were a dream.
PROFILE CAI YUNYI Clarice | Artist Born in 1995 in Shanghai. She creates poetic works by imagining stories based on dream diaries and memories. Graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Fine Arts, Department of Advanced Expression in 2018, and currently enrolled in the doctoral program at Musashino Art University. She received the Paris Prize at the 56th Showakai Exhibition and the Excellence Award in the Art Division of the "TOKYO MIDTOWN AWARD 2021".
RECENT EXHIBITIONS 2021 Solo Exhibition "The Last Evil in the World", Musashino Art University Campus, Tokyo Taiyo Exhibition," Nichido Gallery, Tokyo Shell Art Award 2021," The National Art Center, Tokyo People in landscape," Totem Pole Photo Gallery, Tokyo 2022 "Chotei GALLERY Exhibition," Chotei Gallery, Tokyo Street Museum 2022," Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo IWAKAN MAGAZINE 3rd EXHIBITION", tata bookshop/gallery, Tokyo AWARDS 2018 "Musashino Art University Graduation and Completion Works Exhibition" Department Prize 2019 "Art Olympia Exhibition" Honorable Mention 2021 "The 56th Nichido Gallery Showa-kai Exhibition" Paris Prize 2021 "TOKYO MIDTOWN AWARD 2021", Excellent Prize, Art Division Selected, The 39th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition 2021 Shell Art Award, Honorable Mention
INFORMATION CAI YUNYI Clarice Solo Exhibition The Water Support the Fire, The Water Support the Fire. Day Version AMMON TOKYO Dates: Friday, July 1st - Saturday, August 6th, 2022 Opening hours: Monday -Sunday 10:00~18:30 Closed: National Holidays Maison de Ville Kanda Jimbocho 1F, 2-11-4 Kanda Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051, Japan Tel /Fax: 03-6261-0018 email: email@example.com