2010

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Photo: Kazuo FUKUNAGA

あるものがたり / Another story   (2010)

Jute rope, silk yarn, females audio voice

Reference: Joy Kogawa. Obasan. Toronto, ON: Penguin, 1983 [1981].

Installation at the Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library(Osaka,Japan), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Ishikawa. Japan)e.t.c

“OBASAN” is a novel by Japanese- Canadian author Joy Kogawa. The story is based on experiences of Japanese-Canadians during World WarⅡ.

“another story” is referenced from “OBASAN”, organized by audio voices of 41 females who speaks English or Japanese, and recorded in Aomori, Osaka, Kyoto and Toronto.

Supported by Aomori Contemporary Art Center and York Center for Asian Research, York University, Toronto 

 

 

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Photo: Kazuo FUKUNAGA

記憶の棲殻 / Dwelling of memory   (2010)

Jute rope, plaster, females audio voice

Installation at Shibakawa building, (Osaka, Japan)