Hitoshi Toyoda Visual Diary/Slideshow “Black Moon”

Date & Time: Mar 1, 2014, 7:30 pm
Location: Union Docs Center for Documentary Art, New York

The images which appear on screen could not be grasped even if one were to try. Like everyday disappointments or pleasures, they wash away and disappear with time.

Hitoshi Toyoda

Hitoshi Toyoda is a photographer who has worked exclusively in the medium of slideshows. All of his work is silent. Personally operating one or plural analog slide projectors, his screenings take the form of a feature-length visual diary. Toyoda was born in New York City and grew up in Tokyo. He now lives and works in Yugawara, Japan. He has presented his work in museums, galleries and film festivals such as Ann Arbor Film Festival, Images Festival, Toronto; Anthology Film Archives, New York; Time-Based Art Festival, Portland; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo; Yokosuka Museum of Art; Vanji Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka; and Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo. Alternatively, Toyoda has presented his work in public spaces like churches, Buddhist temples and also a Jomon period archaeological Site.

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