As a gallery, KOTARO NUKAGA believes art has the power to make audiences critically question preconceived notions of history and society and the ability to incorporate any and all disciplines, including science and cutting-edge technology, into methods of thought and expression.
Founder and Director Kotaro Nukaga envisions his gallery as a place where thought-provoking ideas and daring socio-political confrontations are embraced. By actively supporting the artist’s journey through the art ecosystem and promoting projects that go beyond existing frameworks, the gallery aims to unravel the institutionalized discourse surrounding the field of contemporary art and to showcase its full flexibility.
Through a cross-disciplinary lens that integrates various cultural and academic fields, KOTARO NUKAGA’s program aims to continue approaching art through its historical, cultural, social, scientific, and aesthetic contexts in order to interpret the past, capture the present, and imagine a boundless future.
Tamura has participated in international art festivals and exhibitions in Japan and abroad, including Asia Art Biennale 2019 (Taipei), Yokohama Triennale 2020 (Yokohama), and International Art Festival Aichi 2022 (Nagoya), marking him as one of Japan’s most representative contemporary artists. This exhibition marks Tamura’s first show with KOTARO NUKAGA.