20130521

miniature houses and a ladder to the moon






Steven Nunoda, Ghostown, 2011, and Ladder to the Moon, 2012, die-cut tarpaper/wood, sumi paper, projected video, installation view. 
Part of the My Winnipeg: The Artists' Choice exhibition at Plug In ICA during February/ March 2013 (Photos are taken during the opening).
About the two projects from the curatorial statement [link]: 

"Steven Nunoda’s Ghostown recalls memories endured by both of his parents during the Japanese interment during the Second World War. The installation consists of 80 miniature tarpaper scale models of the cramped shacks Japanese Canadian workers were forced to build for their own incarceration. Looming over the collection of shacks, Nunoda’s Ladder to the Moon provides a beacon of hope and child-like creativeness, as the piece was inspired from a conversation with Nunoda’s own daughter." 

Note: Winnipeg has been the home for Marshall McLuhan among other people.

Labels: ,

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful goods from you, man. I have recognize your stuff
prior to and you're just too excellent. I actually like what you've acquired here,
definitely like what you happen to be declaring and the way in which in which you say
it. You make it enjoyable and you nonetheless get care of
to hold it wise. I can not wait to read significantly much more from you.
This really is actually a tremendous site.

my web site :: precision nutrition coaching reviews

5/22/2013 02:08:00 AM  

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home