Tokyo: Tokyo Opera City
Condition: Very Good, 2004
This exhibition is the first comprehensive presentation of Tillmans's work in Japanese museum. It includes a video installation presented here along with an extensive selection of his photographs, including new work. Tillmans's adventurous and experimental approach, continually breaking with convention, is effectively expressed in the German word, "Freischwimmer," the title of his new series of abstract photographs. Referring to a person who swims or lives freely, it also appears as the title of this exhibition. In all of his creative work, Tillmans assiduously explores the essence of the age and expands the possibilities of expression in art and photography.