Wednesday, March 14, 2012


Ken + Julia Yonetani_Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works Industry of all Nuclear Nations (Germany, Japan)_2012

Ken + Julia Yonetani were recently interviewed by Elizabeth Fortescue about their new series of work, Crystal Palace: the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations, which features installation based sculptures made from Uranium glass exploring the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in Japan and contemporary issues surrounding nuclear power.

To read their interview in The Art Newspaper click here. And keep an eye out for more sneak peaks at this work which will be exhibited at Artereal Gallery in October this year.

Ken + Julia are also included in a group show entitled Keeping Up Appearances at Nassauischer Kunstverein Gallery in Wiesbaden, Germany where they will exhibit a number of new Uranium works. The exhibition runs from 18 March - 6 May, 2012 and  addresses the issues which surround deception in all its different facets; from the question of originality and plagiarism in art, to the manner in which illusion has become an accepted part of everyday life...

Exhibiting artists include: Erik Blinderman & Lisa Rave / Matt Golden / Jeremy Hutchison / I. Helen Jilavu / Oliver Laric / Lech Majewski / Jenny Michel / Adrian Paci / Wilfredo Prieto / Susa Templin / Robert Voit  and Katrin Wegemann.

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