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    Mika Tajima and Mary Ping, Deep Focus, 2012. Paper, performance, and photographs, dimensions variable. Installation views: After the Martini Shot, Seattle Art Museum. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima and Mary Ping, Deep Focus, 2012. Paper, performance, and photographs, dimensions variable. Installation views: After the Martini Shot, Seattle Art Museum. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima and New Humans, The Pedestrians, 2011. Acrylic, silkscreen, canvas, scaffolding, film equipment; dimensions variable. Performances by New Humans, John Smith, Gaby Agis and Les Child. Installation views: South London Gallery, London. Photos by Mark Blower. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima and New Humans, The Pedestrians, 2011. Acrylic, silkscreen, canvas, scaffolding, film equipment; dimensions variable. Performance view: Sound by New Humans and John Smith. Installation view: South London Gallery, London. Photos by Mark Blower. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima and New Humans, The Pedestrians, 2011. Acrylic, silkscreen, canvas, scaffolding, film equipment; dimensions variable. Performance view: Navigations choreographed by Gaby Agis. Installation view: South London Gallery, London. Photos by Mark Blower. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima and New Humans, The Pedestrians, 2011. Acrylic, silkscreen, canvas, scaffolding, film equipment; dimensions variable. Performance view: Finale: Parade choreographed by Les Child. Installation view: South London Gallery, London. Photos by Mark Blower. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Installation at Elizabeth Dee, New York. Left to right: A Facility Based on Change II, (2010), A Facility Based on Change I, (2010) and A Facility Based on Change III, (2010). Photo by Jason Mandella. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima. Featured in the films Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists and Mika Tajima Versus the Cubicle


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    Mika Tajima, Contortionist salon event, New York, 2011. Performer: Tony Mitchell. Photo by Mika Tajima. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima. Featured in the film Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists


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    Mika Tajima, Contortionist salon event, New York, 2011. Performer: Tony Mitchell and Christopher Bousquet. Photo by Mika Tajima. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima. Featured in the film Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists


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    Mika Tajima, A Facility Based on Change III, 2010. Herman Miller Action Office I panels, canvas, acrylic, silkscreen, paper, pins, clips; 174 x 62 x 24 inches. Photo by Jason Mandella. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima. Featured in the films Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists and Mika Tajima Versus the Cubicle


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    Mika Tajima, Furniture Art series (detail), 2011. Photo by Jason Mandella. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima. Featured in the film Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists


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    Mika Tajima, The Extras, 2010. Silkscreen, Formica, plywood, mirror aluminum, Plexiglas, canvas, acrylic paint; 78 x 60 x 96 inches. Installation view: Transaction Abstraite, New Galerie, Paris. Photos by: Claire Curt. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, The Extras, 2010. Wood, plywood, industrial carpet, paper, video monitor, False Expectations, / (IV), / (V), Ad Hoc #9, Ad Hoc #3, Accessory 2, Furniture Art (18), Furniture Art (19), Furniture Art (20), White out/ Disunite, One being deaf and the other being mute, Echoplex (live), Today Is Not a Dress Rehearsal (close up) in collaboration with Charles Atlas and featuring Judith Butler, lights, stands; 96 x 60 x 78 inches. Installation view: Knight's Move, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, The Extras, 2009. Mixed media, dimensions variable. Installation view: X Initiative, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, The Extras, 2009. Mixed media, dimensions variable. Installation view: X Initiative, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima. Left: Gymnopedies 1, 2009. CNC-cut plywood, cotton rag, wood; 34 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches. Center: Gymnopedies 2, 2009. Silkscreen, woodcut, cotton rag; 34 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches. Right: Gymnopedies 3, 2009. Silkscreen, woodcut, cotton rag, wood; 34 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas and and Mika Tajima/New Humans, Today Is Not a Dress Rehearsal (Judith Butler Edit), 2009. Digital video; 22:28 minutes. Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas and and Mika Tajima/New Humans, Today Is Not a Dress Rehearsal (Toastmasters Edit), 2009. Digital video; 19:32 minutes. Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas and and Mika Tajima/New Humans, Today Is Not a Dress Rehearsal (Toastmasters Edit), 2009. Performance with Judith Butler. Inkjet on plywood, wood, casters, paper, Plexiglas, film and video equipment, performance; dimensions variable. Installation view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Charles Atlas and and Mika Tajima/New Humans, Today Is Not a Dress Rehearsal (Toastmasters Edit), 2009. Inkjet on plywood, wood, casters, paper, Plexiglas, film and video equipment, performance; dimensions variable. Installation view: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Dead By Third Act, 2009. Digital video; 14:40 minutes. Performers: Howie Chen, Mika Tajima and Eric Tsai. Filmed in New York and in the exhibition Dead By Third Act (2008) at Artissima 08, Fiat Lingotto Factory, Turin, Italy. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Dead By Third Act, 2008. Fiat Cincocento, mirrors, plywood, drink cans, music equipment; dimensions variable. Performance and installation view: Artissima 08, Fiat Lingotto Factory, Turin, Italy. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Dead By Third Act, 2008. Fiat Cincocento, mirrors, plywood, drink cans, music equipment; dimensions variable. Performance and installation view: Artissima 08, Fiat Lingotto Factory, Turin, Italy. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima. Above: Edge of Breakup, 2008. Aluminum, lighting fixture, wood and motor; 12 x 19 x 19 inches. Below: / (1) and / (2), 2008. MDF, CNC-cut aluminum mirror, silkscreen and wood; 72 x 36 x 29.375 inches each. Installation view: The Double, The Kitchen, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, The Double, 2008. Silkscreen, canvas, acrylic paint, gold leaf, paper, pins, plywood, aluminum mirror; overall dimensions; 384 x 64 x 30 inches. Installation view: The Kitchen, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Cognitive Dissonance (front and back) from The Double, 2008. Silkscreen, canvas, acrylic paint, gold leaf, paper, pins, plywood, aluminum mirror; dimensions; 48 x 64 x 30 inches. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Appearance (Against Type), 2008. Silkscreen, MDF, formica, aluminum mirror, wood, sand bags; 72 x 72 x 36 inches each. Installation view: 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Performance with Appearance (Against Type), 2008. Silkscreen, MDF, formica, aluminum mirror, wood, sand bags; 120 x 72 x 36 inches. Performers: New Humans. Installation view: Circuit, Centre d’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima Appearance (Against Type), 2008. Silkscreen, MDF, formica, aluminum mirror, wood, sand bags; 120 x 72 x 36 inches. Installation view: Circuit, Centre d’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Deal or No Deal, 2008-09. Installation view: Kevin Bruck Gallery, Miami. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Philosophers and Idlers (combination, featuring Philosophers and Idlers 6, 7, 8), 2008. Birch plywood, mirrored aluminum, silkscreen, silver leaf; 72 x 40 inches each. Installation view: Kevin Bruck Gallery, Miami. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Ad Hoc (combination, clockwise #14, #1 and #3), 2008. Plywood, Formica, aluminum mirror, silkscreen; 24 x 36 x 1 inches each. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima. From left to right: Half Truths , Focus Group, Philosophers and Idlers (1), and Beer Goggles, 2008. Cotton rag, silkscreen, woodcut, CNC-cut Plexiglas, wood, acrylic paint; variable dimensions from 30 7/8 x 22 7/8 inches to 40 7/8 x 30 7/8 inches. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima / New Humans, Holding Your Breath (Taking the Long Way), 2008. Digital video, 13 minutes. Performers: Vito Acconci, Howie Chen, Mika Tajima and C. Spencer Yeh. Filmed in the exhibition Disassociate (2007), New York. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Disassociate, 2007. Silkscreen, canvas, acrylic paint, gold leaf, paper, pins, plywood, mirror; dimensions variable. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Disassociate, 2007. Silkscreen, canvas, acrylic paint, gold leaf, paper, pins, plywood, mirror; dimensions variable. Performers: New Humans. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima/New Humans, Disassociate, 2007. Eames shell chairs, champagne glasses, contact mic; dimensions variable. Performer: Mika Tajima. Courtesy the artists. © Mika Tajima


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    Mika Tajima, Accessory 1 (front and back), 2007. Glass, mirror, Formica, wood, Sintra, vinyl, silkscreen paint; 48 x 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy the artist. © Mika Tajima


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