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Yuko Mohri

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1980

Japan

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With an artistic background in new-media art, Yuko Mohri’s art practice engages with circuits and connectivity. Untitled (pipe) portrays her concept of 'paintings of autonomous movement', created out of an unlikely assemblage of objects linked together in a self-sustaining loop. The idea of a 'circuit' or 'circle' forms an important motif in Mohri's work, where she disrupts, pulls apart and reconstructs objects to form new circuits. The objects in her work perform movements through invisible triggers such as electricity, magnetism and wind, each object's movement activating the next in a con ...

This work is a sound sculpture installation based on the concept of rotary, spiral and revolution; energies arisen from rotating movement. The work was previously exhibited as part of Yuko Mohri’s solo exhibition at Towada Art Center, Aomori in 2018. This year Yuko Mohri was invited to redevelop the work for Ginza Sony Park as a sound installation as wel ...

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Installation view at Spiral, 2015, image courtesy of the artist and SPIRAL/Wacoal Art Center, photo by Nobutada Omote
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Installation view at Spiral, 2015, image courtesy of the artist and SPIRAL/Wacoal Art Center, photo by Nobutada Omote

Urban Mining Sea was originally developed in 2014 as part of a large-scale installation using old discarded streetlamps that were used in Tokyo until they were replaced by LEDs. The large objects with their numerous small scratches and marks tell the story of their long life, evoking the majesty of a whale or a prehistoric plesiosaur specimen. The cables of the streetlamp, usually hidden underground, are uprooted and dangled over a block of electrified flattened aluminum cans. The exposed wires con ...

Yuko Mohri was born in 1980, Kanagawa prefecture, and currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Her recent solo exhibitions were held at Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan (2018); Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (2018); The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (2018); White Rainbow, London (2017); Fujisawa City Art Space, Kanagawa, Japan (2017); Jane Lombard Gallery, New York (2016).

Yuko Mohri has been invited to participate in international art festivals including: Glasgow International 2020: GI Digital Programme, Gl ...