TAMURA Yuichiro / digital / color / 21min. / 2016
The creation of modern bodybuilding by Eugen Sandow roughly overlaps the period of the development of moving pictures by Edison and the Lumière brothers, and there is a relationship, neither too close nor too distant, between these two inventions. An attempt to think about the relationship between media and the body in the 20th century, this is the 25th Aichi Arts Center/Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art original work.
Born in Toyama in 1977. Graduated from the Photography Program of Nihon University College of Art. Completed a doctorate at Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media. Won an Excellence Award in the Art Division of the 2011 Japan Media Arts Festival for NIGHTLESS. Entered the Berlin Institute für Raumexperimente in 2013 through the Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists.