tokyo: archeology of the future

© vincent fournier - okol kv2 space suit, kazbek seat from a soyuz rocket, warehouse, london [2009]

diesel art gallery in shibuya [1] continues to host tantalizing shows by leading artists from across the planet. opening on fri - aug 22 is archeology of the future, an exhibition of vincent fournier. since his childhood, the paris-based photographer and video artist has had an avid interest in exploring uncommon and mysterious worlds. as a result, his work not only reveals a passion for science and technology, but also intriguing visions of utopia as fantasized by humankind. presented are 30 of fournier's works, including photography, videos, and also 3d print sculptures. part of the art works have been selected from the artist's new post natural history series, a subjective inventory of the most representative places, objects or situations regarding space exploration.

this specific series is presented for the first time in the land of the rising sun. additionally on display is a range of works from fournier's space project series, a subjective inventory of the most representative places, objects or situations regarding space exploration, and the man machine series, which documents several robot humanoids in very recognizable daily situations. a day after the opening on sat - aug 23 [4pm-6pm], vincent fournier will drop by the gallery for a special book signing session, while an additional number of his works will be presented at isetan department store in shinjuku [2] on aug 27-sep 2. location [1]: diesel shibuya, cocoti building, 1-23-16-b1f shibuya [shibuya]. location [2]: 3-14-1 shinjuku [shinjuku].

© vincent fournier - sokol space glove, yuri gagarin cosmonaut training center, zvyozdniy godorok [2007] and dragon fly [2014]