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09/22/2021 - 11/27/2021
New York, NY

Ei Arakawa: Social Muscle Rehab

Ei Arakawa, Collage for Social Muscle Rehab, 2021.

Time & Location

September 22 – November 27
Artists Space (New York, NY)


Artists Space will present Social Muscle Rehab, an exhibition of new work by Ei Arakawa. In his first American solo institutional exhibition, Arakawa locates two specific nodes of exploration, the first is the erection of ad-hoc outdoor dining corrals throughout New York City as a means of maintaining sociability through the pandemic which Arakawa and his collaborator Gela Patashuri interlace with a circulatory system of ocean water transported from his hometown of Fukushima, Japan. The second is the mediated world of professional tennis as particularly evident in the complex public image of its most visible star Naomi Osaka.

Visit the Artists Space website to learn more.

This exhibition is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

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