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ONE ON ONE

Pak Sheung Chuen on Koki Tanaka

KOKI TANAKA, Monster in My Hand, 2008, C-print, courtesy the artist; Aoyama Meguro, Tokyo; and Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou.

Koki Tanaka is one of my favorite artists; I find his works really enlighten and inspire me. Here I have selected some artworks from his website (kktnk.com) and tried to imagine: What did he see the moment before he made this work? And what was he thinking the moment after?

There is a “jump” that occurs just before we get an idea. Such a jump often…

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