Exhibition Intimacy at Marres (Maastricht NL) 展示 Intimacy at Marres (オランダ・マーストリヒト)

Friendly attention from a stranger in a bar. The stroke of the cashier’s hand when giving change. The silent understanding with a loved one. Intimacy is a much sought after yet hard to find value. It is taken for granted and yet we cherish it as a rarity. We feel intimacy in the body’s safety, in spiritual anchoring, in the love, sex, and attention of those close to us. We experience it in a negative sense when accidentally interupting a situation or conversation not meant for us, or the failed reproductions of intimacy on Facebook, in dating programs or the genre of reality TV. For this exhibition, Marres has invited a number of artists to explore the intimacy embedded within their own practices. It includes work by Amie Dicke, Emily Jacir, Birthe Leemeijer, Keetje Mans, Nishiko, Petra Stavast, Sanne Vaassen and Roy Villevoye.

Alongside the exhibition, Marres is organising a Chambres d’Amis as a tribute to Jan Hoet, who made fame in 1986 by showing artworks in private homes in Ghent. Six artists will create works for homes in the centre of Maastricht. The houses are open to the public during the weekends starting June 27 until July 19 from 12 to 5pm.
http://marres.org/nl/#!/en/programme/now/intimacy/

17 September 2014 Victoria in Canada

I went to Victoria with hopes to get in contact with Maritime Museum of BC, and also to find Tsunami Debris.
I was there once to visit a friend of my mother from high school and her family. To my surprise this time I discovered a friend of mine from high school also lives in the island. Thank you all for welcoming and helping. Hope to come back again soon.

海洋博物館にプロジェクトの話をしたいのと、津波の瓦礫が流れ着いてはいないだろうかとという思いからカナダのビクトリアに行ってきました。母の高校の同級生家族がこの島に長い事すんでいます。そして驚く事に私の高校の同級生も住んでいました。みなさん歓迎と協力ありがとうございました。またすぐもどってこれますように。






20 March 2014 “Addicted to Plastic”


Where Is The Biggest Garbage Dump On Earth?


Plastic Ocean by United Nations

There are five gyres in the world: north and south of the Atlantic Ocean, north and south of the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean.
These high pressure gyres are created by weather systems where atmosphere builds up like a mountain, and the heavier weight of atmosphere pushes down on the ocean’s surface, that creates the pressure near the center.

Hawaii is in the North Pacific Central Gyre (Eastern garbage patch).

United Nations Environment Programme
https://www.unenvironment.org/