25.07.21 - Kuroda - Documentary Ophelia

Sunday July 25th, at 2pm - 3pm - 4pm - 5pm - 6pm, free entrance, screening of the documentary directed by Antoine Campo on Aki Kuroda.

26 minutes to discover the performance of the Franco-Japanese artist in the realization and the erasure of "Ophelia", work painted by Aki Kuroda on the walls of La Manufacture, Axelle Gaussen Gallery in La Rochelle. At the end of a year's exhibition, the artist erases his work in an act of overwhelming intensity.

Christian Berst Gallery
10 rue Chapon Paris 3.


Aki Kuroda never ceases to give an unexpected consistency to Shakespeare's famous
formula, dislocating with the jubilation of a young man the course of time
the course of time, to the delight of our famished sensibilities.
sensibilities. His last fresco realized in La Manufacture Galerie Axelle
Gaussen of La Rochelle astonishes by the astonishing energy which crosses it.
The one that Duras had sensed as an alter ego takes pleasure
to confirm the painting in absolutely free writing, always able to play of the space-time
to play with space-time, cosmos and thought. After having approached
with the greatest scientists like Hubert Reeves as well as immense writers or
writers or thinkers like Pascal Quignard or Michel Foucault,
Aki Kuroda returns to his fascination for Shakespeare by creating an Ophelian
ephemeral fresco guided by the director and video artist Antoine
Campo. Aki Kuroda's ephemeral work Cosmogarden Ophelia, painted
the walls of an old 17th century farmhouse, was exhibited for a year.
for a year. At the end of this cycle the artist returned to erase his work.
The memory of this creation is safeguarded by an art documentary
directed by Antoine Campo which testifies of the unpublished performance of
the French-Japanese artist.