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1–2 Afterglow, 2011 Lyon, France Acrylic paint on canvas, partitions, flooring, ceiling 1 2 MADEMOISELLE MAURICE This deploy, created for an city artwork competition in Angers, relies at the tale of 1 thousand paper cranes and Sadako’s tale, a bit lady who lived throughout the tragedy of Hiroshima. within the month sooner than the deploy, workshops have been geared up with the artist and the folk of town, scholars, retired humans, prisoners—anybody who desired to take part. humans discovered to fold whereas learning the aim of the venture. i wished to supply colour to the grey urban, and during colour, confident feelings. The set up supplied what appeared like a box of plants at the stairs and on one wall of the cathedral. each one origami represents one individual, with the end result demonstrating the confident culmination of operating jointly. 1–2 Spectrum, 2013 Angers, France Folded paper 1 2 SHELLEY MILLER i've been operating with sugar as a medium for greater than fifteen years, utilizing it as a metaphor for “the feminine,” domesticity, and aesthetic style, in addition to hope and extra in modern patron tradition. My concentration in recent times has been on sugar itself: its historic hyperlinks to slavery and colonization, and its international socioeconomic influence. The examine and concept for this paintings is rooted within the ancient context of Brazil. I subvert conventional azulejo tile work of art through the use of sugar to copy the looks of ceramic tiles. The degenerative strategy of those temporal work of art references the numerous dichotomies that circumnavigate the seeming harmless substance of sugar: conquerors as opposed to conquered, achieve as opposed to loss, the wealth of a few and the break of others. 1–3 Stained, 2011 Hand-painted fondant sugar tiles, piped icing sugar on wall 88” × seventy five” 1 2 three MIHOKO OGAKI This human shape, composed of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP), is pierced with an indefinite variety of pinholes. there's a mild resource embedded in the human shape: while on, it glows just like the galaxy. people are composed not just of topic, akin to flesh and bone, but in addition of emotions—an astronomical quantity. The holes function a metaphor for the feelings (for instance, worry or adoration) of which we're comprised. appeared this manner, people and the universe look synonymous; it really is this idea that my complete sequence used to be according to. 1 & four Milky Way–Breath 02, 2010 Fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP), LED with dimmer, wooden a hundred ninety. five cm × 107 cm × 108 cm 2 Milky Way–Breath 01, 2009 Fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP), LED with dimmer forty eight cm × fifty four cm × 34 cm three Milky means, 2008 Fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP), LED seventy six cm × ninety cm × eighty five cm 1 2 three four KIMIHIKO OKADA This item could appear as though it comes from nature within the means it displays its surroundings—the adjustments in climate, the sun’s rays, or the colours of the sky. but it truly is synthetic, its advanced geometrical stability accomplished by means of one large aluminum sheet. There are intrinsic conflicts in the fabric and method that create this end result. Aluminum is difficult yet tender.