I was staring at the window, staring into the distance and thinking about the title of my next solo exhibition, when I suddenly muttered, "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui..." without any context or reason. For a moment? After the first part of the title, I realized that this lyric undeniably represents a part of my essence and immediately decided to use it as the title of my exhibition. However, I am not a "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui" person by nature. Rather, I am a serious person. In fact, I titled my exhibition at Kinkan Gallery last year to represent the situation on the precipice. But this year it is "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui", even though things have not improved. In fact, I may have fallen off the cliff long ago and was loosened up while I spent my days going down the cliff without realizing it, but it's a title that I don't even want to explore.
Maybe I'm stepping into the labyrinth of being both serious and "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui".
Kinkan Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by Ryoji Hirose "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui" from October 10 to November 1.
In recent years, Ryoji Hirose has been actively showing his works. He used to work with old objects and old paper in two-dimensional and three-dimensional works, but recently he has freed himself from his obsession with using old objects as materials and has changed his style to consciously incorporate colors. His uniqueness has changed a bit, and his style has become more relaxed, with a hint of generosity. The title of this exhibition, "Hoi-Hoi no Soo-Issui", which has a loose sound that makes us lose our strength in terms of both the sound and the words, I can't help but imagine that Ryoji Hirose has been showing and hiding himself on the edge of a cliff (as he says ) with playfully. This laxity is perhaps the strongest, because it allows us to deal with things in a flexible way.