Yodogawa Technique

STATEMENT

Yodogawa Technique is an art unit founded by Hideaki Shibata and Kazuya Matsunaga in 2003.
They are based out of the river terraces of Yodogawa in Osaka, creating objects using garbage and items drifted to the riverbank.They are also known for making works in different places while interacting with the locals, winning much attention and acclaim for this sort of community work project.They have lately worked on the reconstruction support project for Wakabayashi area in Sendai, Miyagi where devastating tsunami attacked, by using affected windbreak forests there.

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「オン・ザ・宇宙」/ ''On the universe'', 2004-2005, garbage based sculpture

「ゴミ淀川産」/ ”GARBAGE FROM YODOGAWA”, 2005, garbage based sculpture

「ゴミ淀川産」/ ”GARBAGE FROM YODOGAWA”, 2005, installation view

「花輪」/ ''Hanawa'', 2005, garbage based sculpture

展示風景 / installation view

「チヌ」/ ''Chinu'', 2005, garbage based sculpture

「ナットンチヌ」/ ''Nakdong Chinu'', 2006, garbage based sculpture

「大阪湾のチヌ」/ ''Chinu, Osaka Bay'', 2007, garbage based sculpture

「ジョグジャカルタのアロワナ」/ ''Yogyakarta's arowana'', 2008, installation view

「ジョグジャカルタのアロワナ」 部分/ ''Yogyakarta's arowana'' detail, 2008, garbage based sculpture

「ジョグジャカルタのアロワナ」/ ''Yogyakarta's arowana'', 2008, garbage based sculpture

「ジョグジャカルタのアロワナ」/ ''Yogyakarta's arowana'', 2008, performance view

「淀川のチヌ」/ ''Chinu, Yodogawa'', 2009, garbage based sculpture

「シャチホコ」/ ''Shachihoko'', 2009, garbage based sculpture

「ハンブルグのチヌ」/ ''Chinu, Hamburg'', 2009, installation view

「ハンブルグのチヌ」 部分/ ''Chinu, Hamburg'' detail, 2009, installation view

「金チヌ」/ ”Kin Chinu”, 2009, garbage based sculpture

「金チヌ」/ ”Kin Chinu”, 2009, garbage based sculpture

「銀チヌ」/ ”Gin Chinu”, 2009, garbage based sculpture

「メンチヌ」/ ''Menchinu'', 2010, garbage based sculpture

「メンチヌ」/ ''Menchinu'', 2010, garbage based sculpture (the flash of a camera made the work look shiny)

「オンチヌ」/ ”Onchinu”, 2010, garbage of Yodogawa

「宇野のチヌ」/ ''Chinu, Uno'', 2010, garbage based sculpture

「宇野のチヌ」/ ''Chinu, Uno'', 2010, garbage based sculpture

「若林100年ブランコ」 制作風景/ ”Wakabayashi 100 years swing”, Downed pines by Tsunami

「若林100年ブランコ」 制作風景/ ''Wakabayashi 100 years swing'', 2011, working process

「若林100年ブランコ」/ ''Wakabayashi 100 years swing'', garbage based sculpture

「コンゴウインコ No.1」/ ''Macaw No.1'', 2006, garbage based sculpture

「コンゴウインコ No.1」/ ''Macaw No.1'', 2006, garbage based sculpture

「インコ」/ ''True parrots'', garbage based sculpture

「シロニワトリ」/ ''White rooster'', 2011, garbage based sculpture

「小型魚(ハワイアン)」/ ''Small fish (Hawaiian)'', 2010, garbage based sculpture

「金キャップ魚」/ ''Gold caps fish'', 2010, garbage based sculpture

「キャップ魚」/ ''Caps fish'', 2009, garbage based sculpture

「サザレウオ」/''Sazareuo'', 2012, garbage based sculpture

「有漏路無漏路」/ ''Uroji muroji'', 2012, garbage based sculpture

「有漏路無漏路」 部分/ ''Uroji muroji'' detail, 2012, garbage based sculpture

「鳥取の雌鹿」/ ''Deer of Tottori'', garbage based sculpture

「鳥取の雌鹿」/ ''Deer of Tottori'', garbage based sculpture

「宇治島の雄鹿」 展示風景/ ''Deer of Uji island'',2013, installation view

「宇治島の雄鹿」/ ''Deer of Uji island'',2013, garbage based sculpture

「宇治島の雄鹿」 部分/ ''Deer of Uji island'' detail, 2013, garbage based sculpture

「福山のフグ湯」/''A globefish bath in Fukuyama'', 2013, garbage based sculpture

「みんなでゴミになれる!」/ ''Let’s Become garbage!'',2014, garbage based sculpture

「みんなでゴミになれる!」/ ''Let’s Become garbage!'',2014, garbage based sculpture

「みんなでゴミになれる!」/ ''Let’s Become garbage!'',2014, garbage based sculpture

「みんなでゴミになれる!」/ ''Let’s Become garbage!'',2014, garbage based sculpture

「just hanging No.6」/ ''just hanging No.6'', 2014, garbage based sculpture

「just hanging No.1」/ ''just hanging No.1'', 2014, garbage based sculpture

「just hanging No.2」/ ''just hanging No.2'', 2014, garbage based sculpture

「just hanging No.3」/ ''just hanging No.3'', 2014, garbage based sculpture