News: Monday, August 10th, 2015

Hello, there. Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you doing? Hope that you all are fine and doing well! I’m well in Japan now, and I have just finished my show “CUBA: The Blue Bird Dreams about the World beyond the Sea“, which had been held at Gallery Tosei in Tokyo last month.

Thank you very much to those of you who have visited the show! It was very good to see you all!

Here is the view of the show:

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My new photo book, aslo entitled “CUBA: The Blue Bird Dreams about the World beyond the Sea” has been published! You can purchase the book in any large bookstores in Japan or via Amazon.jp. Thank you!


OK, here is NEWS!

My works will be shown in a 3 persons show of landscape photography, which will be held in Ixelles, Belgium this autumn!

Here are the details;

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“Paysages / Landscapes” 3 persons photo exhibition                     Participating artists:  Jacques Courtejoie, Vincent Everarts, and Reiko Imoto

Dates: September 10th (Thu.) – October 11th (Sun.), 2015                                                             The date of Opening Reception will be announced soon!

Place: Galerie d’YS  84, Rue de l’Arbre Bénit | 1050 Ixelles | Belgium                                           Tel +32 (0)499 22 57 66  info@galeriedys.com  http://www.galeriedys.com/  

Opening Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 2pm – 6pm,  Sunday: 1pm – 3pm,  Also on appointment    

Please visit the show if you live in and around Belgium, or if you visit Belgium in autumn! Thank you! Hope to see YOU soon!


Ok, here is the next NEWS ;

A photo exhibition, “Wandering” by Jon Erwin Staeheli (my friend photographer in Switzerland) is now open at Gallery Tosei (Tokyo, Japan) in August. His photo book has been published from Tosei-sha as well. Please come to see his wonderful works!

Jon Erwin Staeheli ‘s website;  www.winpic.ch

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“WANDERING” photo exhibition by Jon Erwin Staeheli

Dates: until August 29th (Sat), 2015

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays)

Place: Gallery Tosei, 5-18-20 Nakano, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan    TEL.+81 (0)3 3380 7123  http://www.tosei-sha.jp E-mail: gallery@tosei-sha.jp


Well, It has been very hot in Japan this summer! And, I guess that European countries had really hot weather this summer as well.

This year has been very busy for me  to travel between Belgium and Japan. I’ve been learning lots of things and also meeting  a lot of people, sharing time together. I felt so happy about it : ) Thanks a lot to those of you who I have met this summer! Hope to see you all again!

Ok, please take care, and have a good holiday season!

Hope to see YOU soon!

Best wishes,                                                                                                                                                   Reiko

News:  Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Hello, there. Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all? Excuse me that I have been out of the internet world for a while! Hope you all are well and doing well!

Well, you can find my new photo series on the Galleries page; http://www.reikoimoto.com/galleries/   This is my first series of photography in colour! Hope that you will enjoy looking at the images!

Ok, here is NEWS about my upcoming show and photo book!.

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“CUBA: The Blue Bird Dreams about the world beyond the Sea photo exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Dates: July 3rd (Fri ) – 25th (Sat), 2015

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays)

Place: Gallery Tosei, 5-18-20 Nakano, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan    TEL.+81 (0)3 3380 7123, http://www.tosei-sha.jp E-mail: gallery@tosei-sha.jp

Opening Reception: Friday, July 3rd (from 19:00)

This show will be held to celebrate the publication- also entitled “CUBA: The Blue Bird Dreams about the world beyond the Sea”.

Please come to see the show! Looking forward to seeing you all!


Ok, here is the next NEWS ;

2 photo books of mine – “Miniascape Window” and “Visions of the Other Side” have been exhibited in THE PHOTOBOOK SHOW ( in Athens Photo Festival ) in Greece. If you plan to visit Athens soon, please visit the show. Thank you!

Here is the info;

THE PHOTOBOOK SHOW  

This show will be held until July 31st, 2015

Benaki Museum (Pireos st. Annexe.) 138, Pireos st. & Andronikou St., 11854 Athens. Greece

Phone: +30-210- 345 3111、 http://www.photofestival.gr/photobooks  http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?lang=en&id=202010001&sid=1731


Ok, here is the next NEWS ;

A photo exhibition, “Wandering” by Jon Erwin Staeheli (my friend photographer in Switzerland) will be held at Gallery Tosei (Tokyo, Japan) in August. His photo book will be published from Tosei-sha as well. Please come to see his wonderful works!

Jon Erwin Staeheli ‘s website;  www.winpic.ch

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“WANDERING” photo exhibition by Jon Erwin Staeheli

Dates: July 31st (Fri) – August 29th (Sat), 2015

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays)

Place: Gallery Tosei, 5-18-20 Nakano, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan    TEL.+81 (0)3 3380 7123, http://www.tosei-sha.jp E-mail: gallery@tosei-sha.jp

Opening Reception: Friday, July 31st (from 19:00)


I’ve been busy doing many things lately, but finally I’m going to have a time to watch a film today! I have watched this film last year, however, it’s worthy watching this wonderful documentary film again- a film about coffee;  http://afilmaboutcoffee.com/ It’s a great film for coffee lovers! I just loved the film!!

Hope that you all are well.

Have a great summer, and  see you all soooon!

Best wishes,
Reiko

News:  Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Hello, there. Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all? Excuse me that it’s been a long time since the last news was updated! I’ve been busy, but I’m fine, thanks 😉  I’m now preparing my upcoming show, and my new photo book and another show with images from Cuba.

Yes, my last shows of “Dreamscapes” in Cuba (Havana, and Santiago de Cuba) in February were nicely held, and it was amazing for me to experience the rich culture and to meet the wonderful people there in Cuba! I would like to thank to all the people who supported the shows! Thanks a lot to Maricel Napoles, Ana Julia, ViviArt (Danne, Diana, and William) , Ulisses, Waldo, Tilman, Libuse, and Gotthart and everyone who helped my shows! THANK YOU!!

These are images from the shows in Santiago de Cuba and Havana (click to enlarge!);

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“Dreamscapes” show at Centro Cultural Francisco Prat Puig in Santiago de Cuba 
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“Dreamscapes” show at The Provincial Center of Arts and Design in Havana

Ok, here is NEWS about my upcoming show!

My solo show “Miniascape Window” will be held in Basel, Switzerland  this autumn! Here are the info about the show;

Miniascape Window” photo exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Dates: October 23rd (Thu ) – November 29th (Sat), 2014

Place: Gallery Oslo 8, contemporary photography
kunstfreilager
oslostrasse 8-10
4053 basel dreispitz, Switzerland

Phone: +41 61 272 5858, contact@oslo8.ch
http://www.oslo8.ch/Oslo8/current/reiko-Imoto.html

Opening reception: October 23rd (Thu), from 18:00

This show is a part of a cultural event in Switzerland; CULTURE SCAPES TOKIO 2014

If you are in or around Basel this autumn, please visit my show and the opening! Thank you. Looking forward to seeing YOU soon!

Take care, and Have a good season!  I love this season…!

Best wishes,
Reiko

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Hello, there. Thanks for visiting my web!


How are you all? Excuse me, I’m late to say this to YOU… “Happy New Year !” (for the Lunar New Year 😉 I’m well and preparing for my upcoming shows now.

OK, here is the NEWS!

This February, my 2 solo shows of “Dreamscapes” will be held in Cuba ! (in Havana and Santiago de Cuba). Here’s the info about the shows;

“Dreamscapes” solo exhibition in HAVANA by REIKO IMOTO

Date: Tuesday, February 4th – Sunday, February 16th, 2014
Place: The Provincial Center of Arts and Design
Oficios 362 b/ Luz & Santa Clara, La Habana Viejabr

Tel: + (53 7) 862 3228 / 862 3295 / 866 0280

Opening Reception: Friday, February 7th

“Dreamscapes” solo exhibition in SANTIAGO DE CUBA by REIKO IMOTO

Date: Tuesday, February 11th – Sunday, February 26th, 2014
Place: Centro Cultural Francisco Prat Puig
Corona . / Heredia y San Basilio., Santiago de Cuba, Cuba 90100

Tel: +53 22 652321

Opening Reception: Monday, February 13th

Please visit these shows above in case you have a plan to travel to Cuba in February!
Hope to see some of you there!

It will be my first time to visit Cuba, and also my first time to have shows in the Central America! I’m excited :) I’m reading Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea” and watching the film “Che” now… I hope to see many art, culture and the historical places in Cuba and also to take lots of good photos there to create a new series of work!

Ok, I have to run! Hope that YOU have started a wonderful year 2014!
Good luck with YOU and everything YOU do for this year!!

Take Care and See You Soon!

Best wishes,

Reiko

 Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Hello, there. Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all? I’m fine, and hope that all of you are well :)

It’s still the season for ART this month, and here is the NEWS for my upcoming show in Japan…

Private Mysteries – The Enigmatic World
Photography and Collage Works Exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Dates: November 16th (Sat) – 22nd (Fri), 2013

Place: Gallery BUBURIN-do, Motomachi Ebisu Bulding (3F), 1-10-11, Motomachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan.
Phone: 078-321-1154

Gallery Hours: 12pm -7pm
* Gallery is closed on Wednesday, November 20th.
* The show ends at 5 pm on the last day (Nov. 22nd).

For this “Private Mysteries – The Enigmatic World” show, a large selection of my photo and collage works will be introduced, mainly the photo series of “Time Traveler’s Diary” and “Visions of the Other Side”, and also a series of photo collage prints ; “fly, flew, flown”.

On top of that, several works from the photo series of “Dreamscapes”, “Dreams of the Amnesiac”, and“Another’s Hand” will also be exhibited. More than 70 pieces of photo works will be shown, and to add to them, 20 pieces of paper collage works are going to be exhibited, which were made with a new technique, called“Decalcotage” – mixture of Decalcomanie and Frottage, which I found by myself 😉

This series of collage work is brand-new! It’s also fresh for me to show some non-photographic works like these since a quite long time… I’m excited! Hope that you will enjoy the show!
Please visit the show if you are in and around Kobe in the middle of this month! Hope to see you all there soon!

Ok, I must run!
Have a good season, and good luck with whatever you do now!

See YOU all sooooooon!

Reiko

 

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Thanks for visiting my web!

Hello, how are you all? Excuse me that I was away from this NEWS since spring… I’m well and I’ve been busy to create new art works 😉

Wow, it’s already autumn on the calendar! Hope that you all are well!

Ok, ready? Here is NEWS!

My works were selected for a group show which will be held at Galerie d’YS in Brussels this month.

Here are the details;

DISCOVERIES exhibition

With the works of
Kate Lyddon & Maria Bajt, collaborative works on paper
Lotte Van De Walle, paintings
Reiko Imoto, photographies
Aliye Dorkip, works on paper
Maël Nozahic, paintings
Caroline Gaedechens, works on paper
Marie Boralevi, collages on paper
Gabriella Boyd, paintings

Place: Galerie d’YS – Rue de l’Arbre Benit, 84 – 1050 Brussels, Belgium
www.galeriedys.com

Dates: 6, 7 & 8th September 2013 | 2pm – 7pm | Parallel to Brussels Art Days
Also from 14th to 29th September 2013 | Thu – Sat 2pm – 6:30pm & Sun 1pm – 3pm

Also, coming this October, I will participate in an art fair in Brussels (ART ON PAPER), represented by Galerie d’YS. Here are the detais;

ART ON PAPER +1 (2013 edition)

Place: White Hotel
212 Avenue Louise,
1050, Brussels, Belgium
http://www.artonpaper.be/?l=en

Dates: 3rd to the 6th of October 2013
Thursday 3rd (7:30pm – 12am): opening on VIP invitation only
Friday 4th (10am – 10pm): exhibition and nocturne
Saturday 5th (10am – 8pm): exhibition
Sunday 6th (10am – 6pm): exhibition and closing

Represented artists by Galerie d’YS;

Annabelle GUETATRA (one person show)
And also
Pat ANDREA
Marie BORALEVI
Lindsey BULL
Yasemin SENEL
Reiko IMOTO
Anya-Belyat GIUNTA
Max GIMSON

http://www.artonpaper.be/index.php?p=gallery&l=en&id=26

The selected works (4 pieces) of mine for those shows are from “Visions of the Other Side” series and also from “Time Traveler’s Diary” series.

Please visit the shows if you are in and around Brussels in September/ October!
Thank you! Hope to see you there.

Also, my upcoming solo show will be held in Kobe, Japan in November… I’m planing to show my photography works and also brand-new collage works with an unknown technique which I have discovered 😉 More details will be announced in the next NEWS! So, please look forward to it .
Thanks!

Autumn is the season for art… Hope that YOU all are enjoying art and creative things :)

Ok, take care and see YOU sooooon!

Best wishes,
Reiko

 

 Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Thanks for visiting my web!

Hello, how are you all? Hope that you are well and have a good season in your city!

My show in Germany (Bremen) finished nicely last month. Many thanks to Mr. Tilman Rothermel, the director of the Galerie am schwarzen meer!

Thanks a lot to Libuse Rothermel and Erwin Staheli (photographer from Basel) for their support! Thanks also to everyone who visited the show and the opening/closing! It was very nice to meet everyone there! (I will try to update some photos of the show later on. So, please look for it soon, thanks!)

Well, here is an article from a Bremen newspaper about the show “Miniascape Window” :
Reiko Imoto: Spaziergange an der Grenze zum Unbewussten

Ok, here is some NEWS about an upcoming “3 persons show” in Tokyo in May;

“The Seventh Eye” 3 photographers show

by Kyunghee Lee, Aki Tanaka, and Reiko Imoto


Place : Gallery MI at the Korean Cultural Center in Tokyo,
4-4-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Phone: 03-3357-5970

Dates : May 14th (Tue) – 18th (Sat),
Open Hours : 10am-19pm (on the last day: 10am – 15pm)

Opening Reception: May 14th (Tue), from 18pm
Organized by Ring of Imagination

* Please take a look the website below for information about the artists, the MAP for the Korean Cultural Center, etc…: http://seventheye.web.fc2.com/

* Here is the website of the Korean Cultural Center in Tokyo:
http://www.koreanculture.jp/info_news_view.php?number=2728

Please visit the show and the opening reception if you live in or around Tokyo, or if you visit Tokyo around the middle of May! Thanks! I hope to see YOU there! Those 2 photographers (Ms. Kyunghee Lee and Ms. Aki Tanaka) are wonderful, and I’m happy that my work is included in the show! (We all will wait for YOU at the opening reception. Our slideshows will be projected at the opening as well! )

My part of the show will be represented with the “Time Traveler’s Diary” series (21 pieces). This series was published in the last half of my book “Visions of the Other Side”, which was published by KANT (Prague) in 2012. It’s the first time for these works to be exhibited in Japan this time!

I will be staying at the gallery from 14th until 15th. Hope to see YOU around, thanks!

Ok, I hope that you all enjoy nice weather in your city! It seems like that warm spring weather has finally come to Japan recently! I must catch it up!

Take care, and See you all soon!


Best wishes,
Reiko

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all?
Spring weather has come to Belgium.
I hope that it will stay longer, and I hope that you all are well!

OK, here is the NEWS about my upcoming show;

“Miniascape Window” Photo Exhibition by REIKO IMOTO

Galerie am schwarzen meer / am schwarzen meer raum 2:

E-mail: info@kulturhof-peterswerder.de
Website: www.kulturhof-peterswerder.de

In this show, Reiko’s newest photo series “Miniascape Window” (“Miniascape Fenster” in German) which contains 51 photographs, will be exhibited in 2 gallery spaces of Galerie am schwarzen meer. This “Miniascape Window” series was published as a monograph photo book from Tosei-sha publishing company in Tokyo, Japan in 2012. You can find this book (signed by the artist) at Galerie am schwarzen meer during the exhibition. Please do not miss this show if you are in or around Bremen soon!

Well, I just added all the images from “Miniascape Window” series on to the web Gallery page! So, please check it out, and visit my show to see the real pictures!

Looking forward to seeing YOU all soon!
Have a good spring time in your city!

Take care :)

Best wishes,
Reiko

 Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

A Happy New Year 2013!

How are you all?

Thanks a lot for everything in the last year!
Thanks also for visiting my website!

Here is my message for you;

See you very soon!

Reiko

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Hello there! Thanks for visiting my web!

How are you all? Hope that you all are well.
Excuse me for being away from the internet world for a while, but now I’m back :)

Well, here is *NEWS* for YOU!

My solo show “Miniascape Window” is now open in Tokyo this October!
And, my brand-new photo book “Miniascape Window” has been published this month!

Here are the details;

“Miniascape Window”, Reiko Imoto photo exhibition

Date: October 4th (Thu) – 27th (Sat), 2012

* Closing Reception: October 26th (Fri), from 7pm

Place: Gallery TOSEI
5-18-20 Chuo, Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 164-0011
Tel. +81-(03)3-3380-7123 Fax. +81-(03)3-3380-7121
Email: gallery@tosei-sha.jp
Gallery hours: 11:00am – 7:00pm Closed: Sundays, Mondays, National Holidays

WEB: http://www.tosei-sha.jp/TOSEI-NEW-HP/html-english/EXHIBITIONS/e_exhibitions.html

*** Reiko’s new book “Miniascape Window” is now on sale at Gallery Tosei and large book stores in all over Japan.
Please check it out! Thanks. ( It’s also planned to be sold in other countries soon ; )

If you are in and around Tokyo in October, please visit my show and closing
reception! Thank you. I’m looking forward to seeing you all!

My last photo book “Visions of the Other Side” is also now on sale in Japan;
at Gallery TOSEI (Tokyo), and also at Gallery TANTO TEMPO (Kobe).

If you are interested in the book, “Visions of the Other Side”, please click one of the
gallery names above, and contact them directly. Thanks!

If you are in Czech Republic, you can find it in most of the large book stores
in the cities, and you can also find the book in Gallery FotoGraphic in Prague.

( More places where you can purchase this book, will be added soon ; )

I hope to see you all soon! Please have a good autumn!!

Best wishes,
Reiko