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Art & Breakfast

Midori Mitamura: Art & Breakfast

5 May – 23 July 2011

Rosemary Forde

Midori Mitamura is a Tokyo based artist who creates installations that combine photography and video, text, found materials and everyday objects gathered while travelling.

Mitamura’s exhibition Art & Breakfast, Melbourne will be developed during a three month period as visiting artist in residence at Monash University. Art & Breakfast is an ongoing project that has previously taken form in Stockholm, Tokyo and Berlin (2006-10). The project begins each morning with the artist making breakfast to eat together with gallery visitors. Mitamura then spends time in the exhibition space, creating and rearranging a series of small improvised installations each day. These temporary handmade installations reflect the transient nature of memory and emotional experience. This exhibition framework makes for an intimate exchange, whereby atmosphere, open-ended possible narratives and a kind of everyday mise-en-scene are built and shared between artist and visitor.

Presented in partnership with Monash University Faculty of Art and Design, Tokyo Wonder Site and Asialink.

Public Programs:
Lunchtime Art Forum: Midori Mitamura
20 April 2011

Midori Mitamura Breakfasts
10 May - 4 June 2011

Artist Talk: Midori Mitamura
31 May 2011

Media Kit:
Midori Mitamura: Art & Breakfast

Image: Midori Mitamura Breakfast at Monash University Museum of Art, 2011