An immersive light installation by MFA candidate Shohei Katayama examining realities of impermanence and contamination.
Shohei Katayama is a Japanese American artist from Louisville, Kentucky. His work includes line drawings, sculpture and conceptual installation. Utilizing his art as a catalyst for environmental conversations, his work examines the underlying patterns and forces of nature by showcasing unseen relationships in ecology. Katayama uses materials like magnets, iron flakes, and oil-based sharpies to create work that embodies the philosophy associated with ecological examination. Through his work, Katayama demonstrates the entanglements that are present between such systems and illustrates the disruptions that can occur when individual components are manipulated.
Friday January 19, 7–10pm
January 20th and 21st, 6 - 9pm