Overview

Sharjah Art Foundation presents The Poetics of Space, curated by Yuko Hasegawa at Al Hamriyah Studios. The exhibition will highlight book design in Japan through innovative exhibition methods, bringing together typography, page design and photographs combining text and images.

In its exploration of the relationship between art and books, the eight-week exhibition will consist of three sections: the photography book, art and book design, and the artwork in book form. The exhibition will be accompanied by a comprehensive programme of performances, talks and screenings.

Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. will organise the selection and presentation of the books, which will feature works from the late nineteenth century to the present on not only photography and artist books but also performance and architecture. The space design will be executed by Yoshiaki Irobe from Nippon Design Center. The exhibition is part of a three-year-long collaboration between Sharjah Art Foundation and Yuko Hasegawa.