taipei: trans-cool tokyo

traveling around asia, the trans-cool tokyo exhibition has now landed at the taipei museum of fine arts. it's a feast for fans of japanese contemporary, as this show features over 30 works from the collection of tokyo's renowned museum of contemporary art, including some of japan's leading contemporary artists such as yayoi kusama, yoshitomo nara and yasumasa morimura. the trans-cool tokyo exhibition can be divided into three sections: the first includes work based on comics, science fiction, robots and the like - japan's newest narratives and pop icons. the second section features artists who seek out new identities within the context of globalization and the third section includes artists who base their work on their own personal emotions and events in everyday life [on through aug 28]. location: 181 zhongshan north road [zhongshan]. © kohei nawa - pixcell-deer #5 [2007]