Lectures & Workshop of Prof. Toshiya Takahama in Graphic Art Department

Prof. Toshiya Takahama in Vilnius


Time: 7-10 December 2018
Location:  Graphic Art Department, Vilnius, Lithuania

Prof. Toshiya Takahama from the Musashino Art University, from Tokyo, Japan arrived in Vilnius. He came at the invitation of the Graphic Art Department, Vilnius Academy of Arts. Here Prof. Toshiya Takahama will gave the public lecture ‘The Ochiishi Plan: Rotting Copperplate Prints’ and will lead the workshop ‘Making copperplate print(intaglio) printed on plaster cubes’ for the students.

Prof. Toshiya Takahama ‘The Ochiishi Plan”, Japan

“Generally, copperplate work is printed on paper and framed, and then displayed on a wall in a museum, gallery, or house, in such a careful way as to be protected from any deterioration, such as yellowing, tearing, or molding. This is the ordinary way of being of copperplate prints. The copperplate print works have been made for being in the exact opposite way, in which the course of deterioration, or the process of weathering and rotting, as such consists of a part of being of the work.” rašė Prof. Toshiya Takahama  apie savo instaliacinį projektą “The Ochiishi Plan: Rotting Copperplate Prints”. – Prof. Toshiya Takahama.

From 4 to 10 of December in the Gallery of Vilnius Academy of Arts “5 Malūnai” opened the Solo Exhibition of Prof. Toshiya Takahama.

Prof. Toshiya Takahama – on the lecture in the Graphic Art Department, in Vilnius

Prof. Toshiya Takahama studied Printmaking at Musashino Art University. In 1997 participated in the program ‘Artist in Residency’ on Awaji Island. Since 1998 he was sponsored by ‘The Japan Foundation’, ‘Pola Art Foundation’ and ‘the API fellowship program of the Nippon Foundation’ and continued to study and create in Bangkok, Thailand. Now he is Professor in the Musashino Art University, in Tokyo, Japan.

Project was supported by International Relations Office, Vilnius Academy of Arts: Mrs. Ieva Skaurone and Mr. Vygintas Orlovas


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