Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Hello there!
Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all? I’m in Dallas, Texas now. It’s still so hot here, so I got a sun tan… yet, after the sunset, it’s nice and cool!

Yes, “Transformational Dialogue: David Gibson, Reiko Imoto & Osamu James Nakagawa” exhibition at TWU in Denton, Texas is open now! You can find the details in this news, so please check it out, and come to see the show!


Also, the “mini series” solo show (“Time Traveler’s Diary”) at the Instituto Cultural De Mexico inFotoseptiembre USA in San Antonio (TX, USA) is going well and there were many visitors at the opening on September 6th. It was a big pleasure to meet the organizers of Fotoseptiembre USA(SAFOTO), the organizers at City of San Antonio Cultural Affairs, the organizers and staff at theInstituto Cultural De Mexico, and all the artists and everybody I met in San Antonio! I will mention more about the people and update photos of the show later, but meanwhile; here is a link to SAFOTO where you can take a look at some photos from the shows which are currently held at the Instituto of Cultural De Mexico;
http://fotoseptiembreusa.com/blog/?p=620

The “Mini Series” will be displayed until October 26th so, please visit it if you are in and around San Antonio soon!


Also, another solo show, (“Time Traveler’s Diary”) at Galerie Pfriem in Lacoste, France is going well. I’m looking forward to visiting Lacoste and meeting people there in October! Please check the details of the show in this news!!


Well, there are some small changes to the opening and reception dates for my solo show (“Dreaming Spirals”) at Atelier d’art Fernand Bourgeois in Apt, France which is planed to start in November. Anyway, you can find the updated info for all the current and upcoming shows this autumn below;

* * Time Traveler’s Diary”, mini series solo exhibition
by REIKO IMOTO in FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA,
an international photography festival in San Antonio, Texas, USA

Dates: Sept. 6th (Sat.) – Oct. 26th (Sun)

Place: Instituto Cultural De Mexico,
600 Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
phone: (210) 227 01 23 / (210) 223 51 00
http://portal.sre.gob.mx/culturamexsa/
Gallery Hours: Tue – Fri (10am-5pm), Sat & Sun (11am-5pm)
Curator; Michael Mehl

A part of the show is supported by the City Of San Antonio Office Of
Cultural Affairs
and SAPL Imaging.
There will be 7 mini series solo shows at the gallery of in Instituto Cultural De Mexico.

The festival program can be viewed at:
http://www.fotoseptiembreusa.com/fotoseptiembre-2008.html
Invited Artists for the mini series solo shows;

Nathalie Daoust (Canada), Alexander Beloff & Stanislav Gordiyenko; Two Heroes (Russia), Reiko Imoto (Japan / Belgium) , Marcelo Isarrualde (Uruguay-Spain) , Tan Ngiap Heng (Singapore) , Phel Steinmets (California) , Saul Zanolari (Switzerland)
Please check out the infothe festival and the show through this San Antonio Express News article;
http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/visual_arts/Photo_fest_gaining_audience_on_the_Web.html

* *Time Traveler’s Diary solo exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Dates: Sept. 10th (Wed) – Dec. 20th (Sat)

Place: Galerie Pfriem,
Rue Trophime, 84480 Lacoste, France
phone: +33.4.90.75.66.34
http://www.scad.edu/exhibitions/lacoste/index.cfm
http://www.scad.edu/exhibitions/lacoste/exhibitions.cfm
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri (9 am – 5 pm)

Reception
: Oct. 24th (Fri), 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Galerie Pfriem is an art gallery, belonging to Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Lacoste. A part of the show is supported by SCAD.
The “Time Traveler’s Diary” show contains 21 pieces of photographs in which the theme is “time trips in our minds”. Reiko’s lecture including some slideshows will be held for the SCAD students in Oct.
Please check out these little articles about the show (in French);
http://www.femina.fr/culture-people/sorties/les-mysteres-du-temps-s-exposent

http://www.luberon-news.com/fr/Luberonscope/(view)/listing?theme=2565&ville=339&mois=09

* *Transformational Dialogue:
David Gibson, Reiko Imoto & Osamu James Nakagawa
3 artists exhibition

Dates: Sept .30th (Tue) – Oct. 31st (Thu)

Place: East and West Fine Arts Galleries in Texas Woman’s University, Department of Visual Arts,
Corner of Oakland st. and Texas st., Denton, TX 76204
phone: (940) 898-2530, http://www.twu.edu/as/va/galleries/galleries.html
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri (9am-5pm), Sat (1pm – 4pm)
Reception: Oct. 7th (Tue), 5:30pm – 7pm

Curator; Susan kae Grant and Vance Wingate
A part of the show is supported by Texas Woman’s University (TWU), Department of Visual Arts.
7 triptych photographs from Reiko’s “Dreamscapes” series are selected for the 3 artist exhibition.
A lecture by the artists will be held for the TWU students on Oct. 7th, from 4pm until 5:30pm.


* * “Dreaming Spiralssolo exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Dates: Nov. 7th (Fri) – Dec. 20th (Sat)

Place: Atelier d’art Fernand Bourgeois,
14, place du Postel, Apt, 84400 France
phone: 04 90 04 52 47
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10am -12pm, and 2pm – 5:30pm
Reception: Nov. 5th (Wed), 6pm –
The show will open to the public from November 7th (Fri).

A part of the show is supported by Atelier d’art Fernand Bourgeois.
Atelier d’art Fernand Bourgeois is an art gallery of a museum in Apt.

Dreaming Spirals” exhibition contains 2 series of Reiko’s works that are titled, “Dreamscapes” and “Dreams of the Amnesiac“.
Reiko’s workshop is also planed to be held for the local young students in November.
During this exhibition, Reiko Imoto’s other show entitled,“Time Traveler’s Diary” will also be held atGalerie Pfriem in Lacoste where the town is located only 15km away from Apt.

I hope to see YOU at some of these shows above!! Have a good autumn in your city! I will enjoy the hot weather for a while in Texas!

See you all soon!!

Best wishes,
Reiko *** PS: I do hope that the next president in the USA will be a peaceful person…! Let’s hope!