Artist: Taro Masushio
Exhibit dates: Aug. 18 – Nov. 5
Location: Dengerink Administration Building Gallery
Flat is flat is flat.
The photograph is the shadow of the bashful moon. In the moving light of flatbed scanner, the hallucinations collapse.
What is the calculus of measuring art?
Originally from Japan, Taro Masushio is an artist and writer currently working in New York City. He received his BA from UC Berkeley and MFA from New York University, and spent a year at Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne as a recipient of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation Fellowship. He has taught at NYU and held a seminar on experimental autobiography at UC Santa Barbara. Taro’s writings have appeared in Artforum, ArtAsiaPacific, and Shift among others. His works have been exhibited internationally at Immanence (Paris), Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), Worksound (Portland), 321 Gallery (New York), Wolfart Projectspaces (Rotterdam) among others. Most recently, his two-person show with Jodie Cavalier opened at S1 (Portland) in August 2015.
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