Kiichiro Adachi (b. 1979 | Japan) is an artist and sculptor concerned with how humans interact with technology and the way it is influencing our relationship with the modern world. Adachi’s sculptures appear both anachronistic and futuristic. At first glance, the viewer may even mistake Adachi’s sculptures for functional machines with their turning gears and spinning parts. Commenting on his work, the artist explains, “My work is a device for the survival of mankind in the space age.” Adachi has been the recipient of numerous prestigious residencies and awards throughout his career, and his shown his work internationally at both galleries and museums. His work can be viewed at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT). He lives and works in New York.
Daily Serving, November 30, 2010