Asae Soya: Sora / Hebel_121, Basel

Hebel_121’s first show in 2023 is dedicated to the Japanese artist Asae Soya. Her solo exhibition is titled “Sora” and features paintings and a video installation that fills the main space of the gallery. The video installation can also be seen outside opening hours through the large window front. The exhibition runs until February 27, 2023.

Asae Soya: Sora / Hebel_121, Basel (Switzerland). Opening, January 7, 2023.

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Asae Soya
received her PhD in Fine Arts from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2006. She works in interdisciplinary fields, such as painting, installation and video installation.

The entire front space is featuring a video installation that captures the “energy of creation” as a forest of colors, while paintings related to the video will be exhibited in the back space. The video is playing until late at night, so that passersby, in addition to visitors of the gallery, can see SORA for long periods of time through the large windows of the main space. It’s like a breath of life, in an open manner to the city of Basel, getting dark very early during this time of year.

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