Nobuko Tsuchiya, North West Passage, 2008. Courtesy of the artist.

Sculpture Talk: Nobuko Tsuchiya

Leeds Beckett University

Nobuko Tsuchiya (b. 1972, Yokohama, Japan) lives and works in Japan. Tsuchiya studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arte in Florence and Goldsmiths, University of London. She is known for making sculptures out of found scraps of household objects such as antennae, rags, plastic tubing, and an old pair of shoes. Her works have been shown at the Saatchi Gallery (London), the Venice Biennale, the Busan Biennale, and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin), and La Maison Rouge (Paris).

Tsuchiya will be in residence at Leeds Art Gallery for a month prior to Yorkshire Sculpture International with resulting new works showcased at the gallery throughout the festival.

Recent exhibitions include 30 Ways to Go to the Moon, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2018, Cactus Triple-Meter Cave, Soko Komagome, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, 2017 and Performance: Parking fish project – Vol. Tora-san, Benito Juarez Market, Mexico, 2017.

Tsuchiya will be in conversation with Principle Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery Sarah Brown, introduced by Godfrey Worsdale, Director of the Henry Moore Foundation.

This event is part of the INSIDE/OUT Lecture Series and is brought to you by the Leeds Beckett University School of Art, Architecture & Design and Yorkshire Sculpture International.

Wednesday 27 March 2019

1 - 2.30pm

Lecture Theatre A
Level 2
Rose Bowl
City Campus
Leeds Beckett University
Portland Crescent
Leeds
LS1 3HB

Free entry, but booking essential

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