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Andrew Maerkle

Andrew Maerkle is a writer, editor and translator. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.

At STPI Creative Workshop & Gallery, a modest survey of the artist reflects on how we share and absorb information and knowledge

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In the Tokyo-based artist's works, everyday objects are animated by electric motors and chance elements

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At SCAI Piramide, Tokyo, six artists have selected previously unseen photographs by Akasegawa that reflect the dizzying range of his work and his trenchant critique of capitalism

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A lecturer of multilingual students at Tokyo University of Arts, Andrew Maerkle reflects on how translation of art criticism can be emancipatory

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A retrospective at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo struggles to convey the collective’s energy and impact 

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The closure of part of the 2019 Aichi Triennale reflects a broader climate of aggression, censorship and nationalist revisionism 

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How progressive pedagogy was eventually co-opted by the war machine in 1930s and ’40s Japan

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Ahead of Art Fair Tokyo, here are the exhibitions not to miss in the Japanese capital

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What three shows about Japanese art from a pivotal decade tell us about the selective memory of cultural institutions

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This year's edition of the Busan Biennale, South Korea, finds eerie resonances of cold war divisions in present-day art and politics

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Japan’s growing number of art festivals tread a precarious path between state-sponsored leisure-culture and soft-power machinery

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A guide to the best current shows in the capital of Japan

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A city of creativity and resilience

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The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

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Cooperation and dissent in Koki Tanaka’s precarious tasks

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Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

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The anarchic 1920s Tokyo art movement Mavo and the internationalism of the Japanese Avant-garde

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The Japanese artist discusses photography and the viewer as an intermediary

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