The title, Melting Point, refers to the temperature at which a solid melts and turns to liquid but also to the moment when solid and liquid coexist. It is a point where two entirely different things can exist at the same place and the same time.
Jim Lambie's installations trace the physical features and meanings composing the place where they are located. Kiyomichi Shibuya uses the techniques and materials of traditional Japanese art. He creates fantasy environments in peaceful spaces pervaded by a refined sensibility. The forms created by Ernesto Neto seem to be wrapped in a soft skin. Experiencing them brings a physical and mental sense of liberation and peace.
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