CITY SUPER ZERO | Yuya Saito
10-31 December 2022
Yuya Saito was born in Japan, graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, USA, and is currently based in New York.
He became interested in cities and street culture when he started skateboarding in his childhood, and represents works about ‘the relationship between cities and people’.
Most of his works have a consistent theme that the chaos of the city, with its overcrowded intermingling of people, things, and events, is an essential element for the maturation of culture.
And now. as our time spent in digital space increases and our consumption behaviour accelerates. he feels the birth of new cities and streets in digital space. where there is no concept of gravity, and where immaterial objects abound.
In this exhibition, the uniquely curved support is inspired by Saito’s roots in (we
Skateboarding. creating a new visual language to represent cities and streets. In addition. ghost appears as symbol of digital space, free of gender. skin colour, and the effects of gravity. NFT works were also exhibited in an attempt to capture a new vision of the city.
The value created by zero is just around the corner.