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Kyoko Ebata

(JP)

Washing Hinomaru


Dimensions: Variable
Materials: Mixed media



Ebata washes Hinomaru (the national flag of Japan) as a performance of ceremony, in a continuous cycle conducting the repeated washing, line-drying, ironing, and folding of a number of the flags; their line drying doubling as their display. Ebata works on diverse projects, each employing a concrete poetics to investigate or circumscribe subjects which are felt as absent, abstract, or invisible with antilogy often referring to the state of society.



Kyoko Ebata: Washing Hinomaru, performance and video, 2013
Kyoko Ebata: Washing Hinomaru, performance and video, 2013