Garden of Light
The show was dedicated to a donation for the “Japanese military comfort women” refer to women who were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese military in “comfort stations” established under the pretext of conducting the war efficiently from the period between the time right after Japan staged the Manchuria Incident on September 18, 1931, and 1945 when Japan was defeated in the Pacific War*
This piece was installed in a florist’s basement so there were plenty of plants and flowers. I was intrigued by dead bamboo trees there and I wanted to give them second lives using light. I used karaoke light bulbs and acrylic mirrors to add rhythms and vibe to the dead bamboo trees.