Yuki HAYASHI “Image data”

Sat. 25 June, 2016 – Sat. 30 July, 2016

※ Opening party with the artist will be held on Sat. June 25, 17:00-18:30. Please feel free to join! 

「image data」 2016  HD-video

Gallery Yamaki Fine Art is proud to announce <Image data>, a solo show of Yuki HAYASHI from Sat. 25 June to Sat. 30 July. HAYASHI is a video artist based in Kansai area, Japan whose works have been presented in exhibitions and film festivals in and outside Japan. Having had a solo exhibition in 2010 at Gallery Yamaki Fine Art, this is his second solo show.
HAYASHI was born in Kyoto in 1976, and started making videos in 1997. He uses photos as materials for his video making. He takes thousands of them and loads them on the computer, cuts them out, and lays them one after another. This practice may remind us of the ways of modern communication or memorization through digital media or the internet. Several works from his latest videos are exhibited this time. Yuki HAYASHI is a rising artist and we look forward to seeing you on this opportunity.

image data

Images of digital data exist within x-axis (horizontal) and y-axis (vertical).
There I add the information of z-axis (depth).
Yet the image’s depth (z-axis) exists only in the illusion of the surface,
telling us the fact there isn’t even 1mm or 1px of thickness.
Floating luminously in the endless space of x, y, z,
Images behold power to move us mankind, society and the times.
What are we looking at, and where are they going?
Anticipating our existence, relationships, dimensions or our perceptions in the modern age to emerge, I pursue to question such things.



1976  Born in Kyoto. Started working on videos from ‘97

【Solo Exhibition】
2004 Gallery Sanjo, Kyoto(’05、’06)
2007 gallery neutron, Kyoto(’08、’09)
2008 Gallery yuragi, Kyoto (‘13) / IID gallery(Tokyo)
2009 neutron Tokyo, Tokyo (‘12)
2010 gallery meihodo blanc, Nagoya / Gallery Yamaki Fine Art, Kobe
2011 Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe / sample white room, Nara / E&C Gallery, Fukui
2012 Kashiwa planetarium, Chiba / AIR Minamiyamashiro mura , Kyoto
2014 Theatre Cafe, Nagoya / 
Kobe Art Village Center , Hyogo
2015 HAPS, Kyoto / trace, Kyoto / Gallery Hosokawa, Osaka / FLOAT , Osaka / Gallery TRI-ANGLE , Takarazuka University , Hyogo
2016  Kyoto Art Center , Kyoto / Print Art Triennale in Kyoto , Kyoto

【Group Exhibition
2002 Image Forum Festival, Shinjyuku Park Tower, Tokyo・Aichi Arts Center, Aichi / Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada・ Invited to Art Basel Hong Kong 2016, Hong Kong
2003 STARTART, Hosomi Museum, Kyoto / Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong / Asian America Film Festival, U.S.A
2004  Out the Window, Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo・Project Space ZIP, Korea
2006 Toronto reel asian International Film Festival, Canada
2007 TRANSMEDIALE, Germany / ARTS CHALLENGE 2007, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi
2011 Human Frames, Kunst im Tunnel,Germany・Substation,Singapore / MOVING
2012  Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions - How Physical, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography , Tokyo
2014  ANATA GA HOSHII - I want you, Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center, Osaka Prefecture・Suita History and Cultural Center (Hanayashiki), Osaka / Outside the Window Awaits a Journey of Love, Ashiya City Museum of Arts and History, Hyogo
2015  MOVING 2015, HAPS , Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto
2016  One day of art and music “rooms”, Ashiya City Museum of Arts and History, Hyogo


Sat. June 25 - Sat. July 30, 2016 Closed on Sundays and Mondays
11:00-13:00 / 14:00-19:00 [-17.00 on the last day]
Gallery Yamaki Fine Art   3-9-5-2F Motomachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0022
TEL: 078-391-1666  FAX : 078-391-1667  MAIL: info@gyfa.co.jp
One minute walk from Motomachi Station, West exit (JR/ Hanshin Line)