Keita Matsunaga | A show about an architectural monograph: The Work of Kisho Kurokawa

720 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Dec 07, 6 PM - 8 PM — ends Jan 18, 2020
Keita Matsunaga
and
A show about…

an architectural monograph: The Work of Kisho Kurokawa
subtitled: Capsule, Metabolism, Spaceframe, Metamorphose
published by: Shinkenchiku-sha Co., Ltd, Tokyo
in the year: 1970
designed by: Kiyoshi Awazu
with photographs by: Tomio Ohashi
and several other photographers and contributors *
including a poster by: Kiyoshi Awazu
and a musical score on vinyl: Music for Living Space
composed by: Toshi Ichiyanagi
with architectural manifesto by: Kisho Kurokawa
read by: a computer-generated voice
combined with: Gregorian chants and other sounds
with cooperation of: Kyoto University, Department of Electronics
published by: Music Project, Inc.
in the year: 1969
originally played in: the inner Future Section of Tower of the Sun
by Taro Okamoto
which punctuated: the Space Frame roof structure
designed by: Koji Kamiya and Asao Fukuda
of the: Festival Plaza
designed by: Atsushi Ueda and Arata Isozaki
in the: Symbol Zone
of: Expo '70, Osaka
master-planned by: Kenzo Tange and Uzo Nishiyama
embracing the theme: Progress and Harmony for Mankind
&
a building in peril: Nakagin Capsule Tower, 1970 - present

* Photographers:
Masao Arai, Tomio Ohashi, Shigeo Okamoto, Takashi Koyama, Yu Suzuki,
Eitaro Torihata, Non Shashinshitsu, Yukio Futagawa, Hideki Hongo, Osamu Murai,
Yoshio Watanabe, Daiho Yoshida, Kikutake Kiyonori Architects planning office,
GK Industrial Design Office, Maki and Associates, Matsui Gengo Laboratory,
Takenaka corporation, Interior, Shotenkenchiku-sha, Shokokusha,
Shinkenchiku-sha Co., Ltd.

* Reference material:
Homo movens — Chūōkōronshinsho, Kodokenchikuron Kenchikubunka — Shokokusha,
Toshi design — Kinokuniya shinsho, Kindai Kenchiuku — Kindaikenchikusha,
a + a — Foundation of Light metal association, Kikan geijutsu — Kikan geijutsu shuppan,
Mainichi graph — Mainichi shinbunsha, Chūōkōron, Shukanbunshun,
The Asahi Shimbun, The Sankei Shimbun, The Chunichi Shimbun,
The Hokkaido Shumbun, The Mainichi Shimbun, The Yomiuri Shimbun

* Editing composition staff:
Kiyoshi Awazu, Yasuko Nishigaki, Hidemi Koyama, Ikuyoshi Shibukawa,
Yusuke Tamura, Toshiko Isa