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mathematics teaching 10 ~ 16

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Souzou

a 'Souzou' exhibition was held in 2013 at the Wellcome Collection in London
some of this exhibition can be viewed online

all the artists have received little or no tuition and produce work for the sake of creation alone, with no audience in mind

they have been diagnosed with a variety of different cognitive, behavioral or mental illnesses and attend or reside in specialist care institutions in Japan

Shota Katsube's figures are made from the twist-ties used to fasten bin liners:
















Kenichi Yamazaki's drawings are like engineering schematics and are created in the confines of his hospital ward, using a compass, ordinary pens and large graph paper:










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