PUWANTS by Kensho Miyoshi 「三好賢聖の世界 – Puwants」

I’m sharing this because…well…view it and see for yourself. 🙂

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Japanese contemporary artist Kensho Miyoshi is holding “PUWANTS”, a beautiful Kinetic artwork at Factotum Gallery (Daikanyama).

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Kinetic art explores how things look when they move. Most Kinetic art pieces are sculptured works, made up of parts designed to be set in motion by an internal mechanism or an external stimulus, by a motor, water, wind or even a button pushed by the viewer (History of Kinetic Art).

“Kinetic art was created by artists who pushed the boundaries of traditional, static art forms to introduce visual experiences that would engage the audience and profoundly change the course of modern art”

(- Theo Jansen, Dutch kinetic artist)

“PUWANTS” is a deceptively simple artwork. At first sight the idea of contemplation of nature came to my mind . But after an unexpected conversation with the artist (yes, he was at the gallery) I found out that there’s more behind these pieces.

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Miyoshi’s background is aerospace engineering. He creates his installations by…

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