is a cross-disciplinary art project organised by the Goethe Institut Tokyo to commemorate the centenary of German artist Joseph Beuys.
On the occasion of the launch of the exhibition "beuys on/off: felt, fat, and fictions"
that will be held as a physical exhibition at the Goethe-Institut in Tokyo from September 3 to 5, 2021, exhibition curators Dominique Chen
, an information scientist from Japan, and Selbi Jumayeva
, a researcher from Turkmenistan, will present the participating artists and their works together with Mizuki Takahashi
, the artistic director of "beuys on/off
(b. 1984, Bishkek, based in Moscow), Ziliia Kanchurina
(b. 1992, Ufa, based in Vienna), and Altynai Osmoeva
(b. 1988, Bishkek) are contemporary artists from Central Eurasia, whose works and stories will give an insight into felt in contemporary art, fat of everyday life, and fictions in Central Eurasia.
The "beuys on/off: felt, fat, and fictions"
exhibition concludes the EURASIA program that was a critical reflection on Joseph Beuys' concept of EURASIA, and an exchange of artistic perspectives, conceptual insights, and personal experiences exploring the complex social and cultural reality of the region.