Utopia
2012

The work creates a new living floor in the Japan Foundation Library by covering its floor with 100 kg of rice seeds and thick sheets of glass. ‘A field of rice plant existing in a library’, The pressed rice seeds grow day by day throughout the exhibition duration. The visitors might paradoxically feel the freedom of the rice plants that grow in such difficult conditions as well as the risky and impossible temptation of touching to feel the rice plant.

I the second part, I invited my mother to be an art tour guide who guides in my show by her own perspective about the art. She is required to invite 100 her female fellows to come on the opening. It was the first time in
their life and my mom’s life to go to see an art show. By that engagement, I re-construct the relationship between: The art and my self, my mom and me, different generations, and between audience-art-artist-art space. I analyze the definition of.