Momoko Suzuki Solo Exhibition: ‘Or is all this a dream? …’


‘Or is all this a dream? Is all our life nothing
but an empty dream…?’

The Bronze Horseman

‘Or is all this a dream?
Is all our life nothing
but an empty dream…?’
is Momoko Suzuki’s first Solo exhibition represented by KOUKAN Gallery. The exhibition is focused on revealing the making process of her current drawing performance project, ‘Untitled Drawing Project’, to audience. This is a first attempt in her artistic career to represents whole making process of her art, and the collection will involve from her drafts on paper to final process of drawing installation/performance by directly drawn on wall. Viewer will be experienced transgression of her idea from small paper drawings to large scale of the wall drawing which will be produced as on-going live installation/performance show during the exhibition.

‘Untitled Drawing Project’
is time-based drawing installation/performance directly on wall. Likewise ‘affirming that the Universe resembles nothing (Georges Bataille)’, the Untitled Drawing Projects appears on parts of architecture, and will disappear from the place to return to the nothing or to the “flattened” images as following to the fate of Universe. None of the visible material is forever, unless time disappearing from our life. To draw on the parts of architecture deepens the process of entropy, and resembles experience/life of architecture and human. The project continues to grow, improvise, and transform one to another, to be relaxed from total pressure. By the continuous transformation of the image, the drawing project relaxes the viewer from the pressure of form, concept, and politics.. The potential of the ‘Untitled Drawing Project’ is delivering the image to induce the viewer to feel relaxed and freed from the total pressure and event in the certain/uncertain duration.

Momoko Suzuki born in Kanagawa, Japan, in 1982. She graduated in Central Saint Martin in 2009, and started her artistic career afterwards. Her project selected annual prize exhibition called ‘Future Map 09’ as the best 25 talent in University of The Arts graduate 2009, and introduced as high-lighted project with 4 others to top art collector and gallerist.

“Future Map is the best guide to discovering emerging artists and designers with great talent, destined to break out onto the London art scene.”
Fatima Maleki

“At the main entrance to the exhibition space proper, a stylish Japanese girl sporting flamboyant feather headgear is down on her knees, carefully drawing in pencil a delicate, floral and seemingly – endless pattern on the walls. This is the soothing performance of Central Saint Martins’ BA Graduate Momoko Suzuki, who serenely informs me that once the exhibition is over, her ‘Untitled (2009)’ will ‘disappear’, returning once more to the ‘formless fate of the universe’.” Ana Vukadin (murmurArt, Dialogue)

She had also selected as one of the remarkable and edgy young artist in London at ‘Market Estate Projects’. The artist residential project + one day art festival was ended with great successful. Pre-booked tickets was all sold out within few days after they release to sell. On 6th of March in the open art festival, Momoko was engaged to expose her work over the 2500 audiences. Her interviews from Dazed Digital is on:

The on-going exhibition ‘TIME’ at WWGallery will be held until 4th July (opened from 28th May), and Momoko is exposing her self-portrait collection in the show. She aims to expose the collection in ‘TIME’ as comparative and relative collections to ‘‘Or is all this a dream?…’ at KOUKAN Gallery. Momoko will perform at WWGallery in First Thurdsday on 1st July as her part of double-exposure drawing project.

Artist Momoko Suzuki continues her impressive time-based performance and drawing installation on the walls of WW Gallery between 6-9pm.(Time Out London)

more info:

Time: 29June, open from 11:00-17:00 Private view: 6July from 18:30-20:30
contact: Tel: +44(0)208 444 7121
Location: 106A Alexandra Park Road, London N10 2AE UK.
Web:, and
The date of this exhibition has been changed from 24June-7July to 29June-23July. We are sorry about the confusion.

Duration 29 June 2010 - 23 July 2010
Times Private View 6th July 6.30pm-8.30pm
Cost Free
Venue Koukan Gallery
Address 106A Alexandra Park Road London N10 2AE, ,
Contact +44(0)208 444 7121 / /

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