ICC introduced this group exhibition of media artists as an “ABC of media art”, and in fact it’s an event of great depth and covering a fairly wide scope. Next to works that belong to ICC’s permanent collection, this exhibition presents works one rarerly gets the opportunity to experience first-hand. Fujihata Masaki’s “Beyond Pages” and Jeffrey Shaw’s “Legible City” are without doubt masterpieces that will leave their marks in art history, and also Shilpa Guptas’s “Your Kidney Supermarket”, a humorous yet severely critical pun on the sale of organs, is worth a closer look. Since the text in the exhibition catalog is much too difficult to serve as an “ABC”, beginners might rather like to get a copy of the current issue of ART iT magazine focusing on media art… (REALTOKYO)
Until March 21.