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Where We Now Stand—In Order to Map the Future

Erkan Özgen

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

14.09.2019 > 19.12.2019

Exhibition: Where We Now Stand—In Order to Map the Future

Artist: Erkan Özgen

Opening:

14.09.2019

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa, Japan 920-8509

https://www.kanazawa21.jp/en/

Erkan Özgen, Purple Muslin, 2018. Video produced by the Han Nefkens Foundation.

Now in our 15th anniversary year, the museum’s collection stands at 3,880 artworks—an achievement of the two decades since collecting began in 2000, prior to the museum’s opening. In those two decades, society has changed radically, a phenomenon the collection strongly reflects in its growing number of artworks sharply attuned to their times. This exhibition will reinterpret the collected works from the perspective of today’s issues so as to form a picture of where we now stand, in a complexly diversifying world, and begin sketching out a map of the future.

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