Naho Matsuda

About Artist

Naho Matsuda is a German-Japanese artist based in London. Her work brings together the ordinary and the absurd to explore notions of labour, internet culture, emerging technology and the commons. Her work includes; print, publications, writing, installation and performance. Naho holds a part-time post as a research assistant and tutor in the design department at Goldsmiths University.


Zig-zag

The second aspect to my Error and Power proposal was for the artist to construct an image based on instructions from a computer. If the artist were to follow the instructions laid out by the JPG algorithm what would be created?  We’ve seen how an…

Clean bathrooms

The software I chose to use to generate the images of bathrooms is deliberately out of date and inefficient. I chose this to help conjure up imperfect images (and my PC may not handle anything demanding more power).  I didn’t expect it to come up…

RGB RYB

Not only does the problem of interpreting data given to the artist present a hurdle to overcome, but so does the question of colour itself. Onscreen colours are made up of red, green and blue light mixed together. Painting with these colours will produce a…

more drawings

I’ve collected all drawings that show the set up of the experiment that I could find online - I found them in articles, papers, slideshows and then slowly removed elements from those drawings. First digitally then on paper with correction fluid. Again I’m ping-ponging between...

Milgram Archive

A couple of days ago I received an answer from Yale library that looks after Stanley Milgrams Archive. Due to Covid-19 the library building is currently closed, but the library staff generously shared some digitized files and images that I had send a query for….

Drawing

Alongside editing the video, I’ve started to draw one image per word pair. A simple drawing by hand that I then scan and transfer onto a larger digital canvas where I collect all word pair images. I’ve started with the beginning of the list but...

Ceiling sinks

After a prolonged session sorting images of different rooms, I now had a few thousand bathroom images separated from the sheds, kitchens and bedrooms. I added these to the original test batch from the previous post and set the PC off to work again. As…

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Artcore Gallery

'The Sharing Of Uncertainty' explores John Newling's ever-expanding relationship with nature and the human species. John Newling was born in Birmingham in 1952 and has an acclaimed international reputation creating projects and installing works in the UK and many other countries. Nottingham-based, John Newling is a pioneer of public art with a social purpose. His works explore the natural world and the social and economic systems of society – such as money or religion. To this end, Newling has innovated the possibilities and benefits for art in a renewed social and conceptual framework.

The exhibition runs from the 25th of September till the 30th of October, Monday to Friday between 12 to 4pm at our Albert Street Gallery. If you would like to attend the opening night next Friday book your tickets now via Eventbrite using the link below!

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Artcore Gallery

We're good to go! ✅

Following all the COVID-19 Saftey Guidelines, we're excited to be launching our first show post lockdown with renowned artist John Newling's The Sharing Of Uncertainity. There is limited capacity for the launch on the 25th of September so don't forget to get your tickets now via the link below!

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