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Mothers’ daily schedule (Miya Onsen), 2023, transparent film, acrylic plate, metal fitting, dimensions variable, installation view at Miya Onsen Art Project, Japan

Mothers' Daily Schedule” is composed of colors by applying the daily housework schedule of mothers with children to a grid one letter at a time. This work begins with a collection of mothers' daily schedules. This cover is part of the "Mothers' Daily Schedule (Miya Onsen)" series, produced with the cooperation of 16 mothers raising children in the Miya district of Gamagori City, Japan. 5 of the mothers' schedules are placed on the window, and the remaining 11 schedules are inscribed on transparent acrylic boards so that the text can be read even in shadow. To provoke broader thinking about the subjects and objects, I positioned myself as both an artist and a conduit for the experiences of others, creating an intertwined relationship between intermediary, artist, and art form.

It is also a response from the feminist side, inspired by the work of Alighiero Boetti. Appropriately using the colors of Alighiero Boetti's work, which was produced in colors selected from the sensibilities of Afghan women in the 1980s, and combined with the" Mothers' Daily Schedule" for 2023, the emotions felt from the colors, the past and the present will be interwoven. Creating the process of transitions from a receptive visual experience to a tangible experience for the audience. Marx distinguished domestic labor from productive labor, and the philosopher Ivan Ilyich named it” shadow work,” but domestic labor sustains society. I shed light on domestic labor to critically interpret society.

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