The broken pieces of fired clay reminded me of islands, drifting on fluid ideas, while these islands became objects that I wished to approach.
February 2019. Tokyo, Japan
Based on the ceramic rests found at my grandparents’ house, which has recently been demolished, I approach the Japanese technique of Kintsugi as a material response to the
The process consists of a series of actions inspired by the seismic shifts which take place during my stay in Japan. The selected graphics act as given scores or choreographic exercises and describe each earthquake in terms of distance (space) and speed (time).
Project conducted as a resident artist at Youkobo Art Space (Tokyo, Japan) between February and March 2019.
(Work in progress)
Images: Installation views at Youkobo Art Space and records of seismic shifts on tiles.