Graphic design by Kazunari Hattori
Photography by Yuki Kimura
We were pleasure to hold the 20th anniversary Special Exhibition COSMIC WONDER “Lightness of Light” at Iwami Art Museum.
COSMIC WONDER was initiated in 1997 as a conceptual project comprising diverse modes of expression from of clothing, artwork, and publishing to performance. This retrospective exhibition held to commemorate COSMIC WONDER’s 20th anniversary, introduces representative works from their collections presented in Paris from 2000 to 2009, along with valuable materials including photographic documents and look books.
*From Release of Iwami Art Museum
November 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018
5-15 Ariake-cho, Masuda-shi, Shimane-ken, 698-0022 JAPAN (Tel: +81-0856-31-1860)
Hours: 10am − 6:30pm (No Entry into exhibition rooms after pm 6)
Closed: Tuesdays (except for January 2) , December 28 − January 1.
Opening talk: “COSMIC WONDER | Tozai Kokon | East meets West”
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 / 2:30pm −
Venue: Shimane Arts Center “Grandtoit”, Main Hall Foyer
Capacity: 60 (by order of application)
Fee: Free Admission (however, an exhibition ticket or museum passport is required)
Speakers: Yukinori Maeda, Nakako Hayashi
As a guest speaker we welcome editor and writer Nakako Hayashi who has been involved in the editing of Shiseido’s corporate culture magazine Hanatsubaki, and is recognized for her 2011 publication Kakucho suru Fashion (Expanding Fashion) and the exhibition that originated from it. Hayashi will be in conversation with Yukinori Maeda, founder of COSMIC WONDER, to reflect on the history and development of the project through the years, as well as the prospects it envisions for the future.
Photography by Takashi Homma
COSMIC WONDER “Ryugu Koromo from Genshi-no-Nuno” collection event will go on a tour to the following region.
STARDUST, Kyoto 10/14 − 22 *10/14: Public talk & concert
KAGURE, Marunouchi 10/27 − 11/5
PENNY RAIN, Kiryu 10/27 − 11/5
ANTENNE DEUX, Takasaki 10/27 − 11/5
OU, Nagoya 11/15 − 20
EIGHTY 88 EIGHT, Ayagawa 11/23 − 27
ARCHIPELAGO, Sasayama 12/2 − 11
MM BOOKS MINO, Mino 12/9 − 17 *12/9: Public talk
ROYALSKOOL, Hakodate 12/16 − 24
CITE’, Hiroshima 12/22 − 1/8