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Takeshi Moro

March 8, 2011 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


Chicago artist Takeshi Moro creates large-scale color photographs that are often the result of collaborations with his subjects. For one series, Moro asked people to enact a traditional Japanese bow of apology in an environment of their choosing, which he then photographed. As an extension of this series, Moro created a large pedestal that participants can use to enact a bow. Moro, born in Tokyo, Japan, uses the traditional Japanese bow of apology to explore how gestures can be a means toward self-expression and self-refection.

Moro’s exhibition opens on the evening of March 4 during First Fridays as the monthly UBS 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work.

Moro discusses his work during an informal gallery talk Tuesday, March 8, at 6 pm.

Tuesday, 10 am – 8 pm (FREE DAY)


March 8, 2011
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Museum of Contemporary Art
220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL United States

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