UPCOMING EXHIBITION:
Toshiya Murakoshi "A gradual thaw"

© Toshiya Murakoshi / Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film


CASE TOKYO is proud to announce its upcoming Toshiya Murakoshi solo exhibition "A gradual thaw", open from November 25 until December 22. Three large panoramic works, taken by Murakoshi between 2011 and 2015, will be on display in addition to two new photobook publications, "A gradual thaw" and "What is the distance to the moon?".Artefacts from the books’ development process - dummies, test prints - will allow a rare look at the interplay of photography, book design, printing technology and bookbinding, and how these individual parts of the creation process worked to create these two publications.
In the opening reception on 25th, a bookbinding demonstration by Shinohara-shiko, the company responsible for assembling the photobook, will be held at 18:30.

Toshiya Murakoshi was born in Sukagawa in Fukushima Prefecture in 1980. In 2003, Murakoshi graduated from Nippon Photography Institute. In 2009, Murakoshi established the TAP gallery in Kiyosumi-shirakawa(Tokyo). Murakoshi is the recipient of the 2011 Photographic Society of Japan Newcomer’s Award and the 2015 Sagamihara Photograph New Face Incentive Award. His artistic works form part of the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Toshiya Murakoshi "A gradual thaw"
November 25 Sat. - December 22 Fri.
Opening reception: November 25 Sat, 18:00-20:00
Open: Tuesday - Saturday / 11:00-19:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays & holidays

Opening of new photography spaces
“CASE TOKYO” and “CASE ROTTERDAM”



CASE is proud to announce the launch of CASE TOKYO and CASE ROTTERDAM

Through its publishing division “Case Publishing”, which has been publishing contemporary photography, design and art since its foundation in September 2015, it has been CASEʼs expressive mission to extend the possibilities of the artbook as a platform for a variety of visual art forms. So far, Case has been focused on the publication on art books in cooperation with a selection of renowned galleries and artists both in Japan and internationally.

As the next step, CASE will open two new spaces in Tokyo and Rotterdam (“CASE TOKYO” and “CASE ROTTERDAM”), with more locations set to open in Seoul, Berlin, Taipei and other cities. These spaces will serve both as an exhibition space to showcase new publications in Case Publishingʼs ever-growing catalog and play host to a variety of photography- related events - such as seminars, symposiums and workshops - to engage in and support cultural exchange on a local level.
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