NowHere and NADA to Present Group Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Artists

Letters, Lights, Travels on the Street

Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, September 11
Opening Reception
Thursday, August 25 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Closing Reception
Saturday, September 10 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets)

Admission: Free

NowHere and New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) are pleased to invite you to Letters, Lights, Travels on the Street (Bokura ga tabi ni deru riyuu), a group exhibition curated by NADA co-president Jeffrey Ian Rosen (Misako & Rosen, Tokyo) that highlights a dynamic cross-section of the Japanese contemporary art world.

“Cat” by Ken Sasaki

Participating artists include Ken Kagami, Nanami Hori, Motoyuki Daifu, Yu Nishimura & Kazuyuki Takezaki, Emi Mizukami, Yuhei Kobayashi, Maki Katayama, Shigeru Hasegawa, Ken Sasaki, Takuya Ikezaki, Michi Suwa, and Minoru Yoshida.

NADA and NowHere are proud champions of the Japanese art community. NowHere, an art space devoted to the support of Japanese artists living in New York, hosts this survey of the country’s current artistic landscape. In the spirit of collaboration following NowHere’s inaugural booth at NADA New York, the exhibition highlights the support that the New York-based non-profit organization NADA has provided for this community.

Minoru Yoshida, Synthesizer Jacket #2, 1974. Image courtesy of Midori Yoshida and Ulterior Gallery, New York. Photographer unknown.

Opening Reception

The evening will feature a talk by Takako Tanabe, owner of Ulterior Gallery, which represents the psychedelic, boundary-exploring film work of Minoru Yoshida (1935-2010), a Kyoto-born New York transplant and Gutai Art Association participant. Please click here to RSVP.


Yuka C Honda

Closing Reception

The evening will feature drinks and a performance by EUCADEMIX (Yuka C Honda) of the band Cibo Matto. RSVP here.

About NowHere

NowHere is a hub for emerging Japanese artists. The SoHo gallery focuses on creatives who come from Japan to New York City, whether for a visit or to stay. They feature work from a broad spectrum of media, from digital to fashion, culinary arts to photography, and everything in between. NowHere is dedicated to building community and expanding their artists’ networks. For more information, please visit NowHere’s website.