• Utsushimi | 2017 – ongoing
    Double Image / Token / Emanation
    Materialized Architectural Drawing in
    Illuminated Wireframe
    Oku-Noto Triennale | Suzu City

    “Utsushimi” (Tr: double image/token/emanation) takes the outline of a common infrastructural feature and extrapolates its form through a mode of ‘drawing sculpture’ to create a moment of cognitive dissonance between an object and its skeleton. The emanation – an exoskeleton – stands at a tangent to the structure by day, and is illuminated by night. This circadian rhythm of illuminated and non-luminous states make the work take wing, like a firefly that glows in extreme slow motion.

    An emanation of a tiny – now defunct – railway station in the Noto peninsula in central Japan, the piece is now permanently installed.