Ray_Cervus

H 145.6cm x W 103cm x D 4cm

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Shape of memory

Creatures have two different types of memory which are keeped by brain and body. Takaishi has accompanied a hunter and recorded every single moment from exploring, hunting to dismantling in Hokkaido, Japan before.Targets are deers which are recognized as vermin in Japan. They found a big deer around 5 years old in two days of exploration. After dismantling, they discovered several recovered fractures and scars made by hunters years ago. Those scars are the symbol of its life story and severe environment. There are centuries of evolution recorded by DNA and individual life path in each creatures memory. Both of the memory in skelton creates uniqueness and beautiness like sculptures. However, those beautiness are not able to be appreciated by human. In this Ray serie, he expressed beautiness of creatures' memory by using the technique of X ray art with colorful finishing.

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Artist Information

Yuma Takaishi

Takaishi Takamasa, born in 1988, who creates three-dimensional works by using bones of plants and animals sets one of the themes " A device that evokes potential memory ". Having studied art in high school, he dreamed to become an architect who creates space that can express a specific time. However, when he attended an art festival where he believed he could have more freedom to create art as an artist, he determined to develop a career as an artist. With the idea of "I want to see what I imagined in the real world" as a driving force, Takaishi tried to study different materials. He spent four years to create a whole series of work. Takaishi says, " Materials have the shape they want to be." He said that the dream he pursued was that artworks, space, building and environment should not be obstructed by any walls, and the exhibition space should be aligned by the perspective of artwork.

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