K2, Daisuke Yokota
K2, self published by Daisuke Yokota
Exploration of the deconstruction/reconstruction process, including new experiments in the way to approach a book.
The inner pages are random copies of the artist archives since 2000.
The front cover is made of torn pages stapled together,
the back cover is made of crumpled pages stapled together,
requiring the viewer to destruct the staple binding to peep at pictures, including himself in the process of deconstruction.
Book Size : 200 x 280 mm
Pages : N/A
Black lace string binding
Publication Date 2018
Self Published, titled on front and signed on back by Daisuke Yokota
Each book is unique and is randomly chosen at order for shipping
Cover and content may differs.
Born in 1983, Saitama, Japan.
Majored in Photography at Nippon Photography Institute in Tokyo, 2003
Destruction and reconstruction, reproduction of the reproduction, exploration of the materials out of their primary function, criticism and pioneering in the art system.
The artist is at the frontline of a new movement of Japanese experimental photographers. Yokota is working out of, and pushing forward, a Japanese photography tradition that harks back to the intuitive experimentation of the Provoke and Camp generation.
Featured in several international art fairs
Paris Photo, Paris, France
Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, 2013
Solo exhibition at Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, May 2017
Performance at Shashin: Photography from Japan, New York, 2015
In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Daisuke Yokota is the winner of numerous international and national awards
Excellence Award at Canon New Cosmos of Photography, 2008
Epson Color Imaging Contest Award, 2008
Grand Prize at 1_WALL Exhibition, 2010.
Outset | Unseen Exhibition Fund, 2013
Photo London / John Kobal Residency Award, 2015
Paul Huf Award, 2016