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seïko & koh

October 31, 2009

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seïko taki with terence koh
(photo : tomoaki shimizu)

paris based japanese designer seïko taki recently collaborated with chinese born canadian artist terence koh for the costumes of his new project …
“adansonias”, a tragic opera in 8 acts, was presented this month at the thaddaeus ropac gallery in paris and terence did 2 performances wearing this white very pure & structured costume …

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in a complete white setting with pianos in a salt covered room, a white terence koh … preceded by a camera with a bright white torch sending live images to a couple of video screens, the artist delivered the 1st & 8th acts of his creation at the cross roads of kabuki and st. exupéry’s “the little prince” …

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check out our adansonias’ videos – part 1 + part 2

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terence koh is represented by peres projects in berlin + los angeles & thaddaeus ropac in paris + salzburg

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One Comment leave one →
  1. dragos permalink
    November 4, 2009 1:44 pm

    haunting. a match made in the art heaven

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