GIFT

@ Katayama, Mari

978-4908600043

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Presentation by United Vagabonds: 

"GIFT is a retrospective of her past works and evolution as an artist. Born with only two fingers on her left hand and tibial hemimelia, a rare deficiency in which one leg bone is absent, Katayama got both her legs amputated at the age of nine, and has since then transcended her condition by works she creates with her prosthetics, intricately embroidered objects and also self-portrait photography, using her own body as a living sculpture. "

The book includes a text by Simon Baker, director of Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, and a text by the artist, both in English and Japanese. It was published concurrently with Katayama's first solo exhibition in Europe, at the White Rainbow Gallery, London, between January 24th and March 2nd, 2019.

140 pages - Hardcover

United Vagabonds, 2019

Format : 21.5 x 30.2 cm

New - Mint condition

$68.91

Katayama, Mari

Mari Katayama is a Japanese photographer and artist. Born with only two fingers on her left hand and tibial hemimelia, a rare deficiency in which one leg bone is absent, Katayama amputated both her legs at the age of nine, and has since then transcend her condition by works she creates with her prosthetics, intricately embroidered objects and also self-portrait photography, using her own body as a living sculpture. She publishes her first book "GIFT" with United Vagabonds in the spring of 2019 concurrently with her first solo exhibition in Europe, at the White Rainbow Gallery, London, between January 24th and March 2nd. © Self-portrait taken from the artist's Facebook page