tsukanome de aru.
Ukiyo raku raku to
One hundred years
you may live;
life will be but a
In a transient world,
90210 Labor, (Kiyoko Shimabukuro 101yrs) 2020
archival ink jet print, edition of 5
Devon Tsuno @devontsunostudio
Courtesy of Residency Art Gallery
Kiyoko has written over three hundred haiku and published her work internationally. Her work is written in her native Okinawan dialect that is listed as an endangered language. This exhibition features Japanese and English translations of her poem.
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Curated by members of the Durden and Ray curatorial collective
Nicole Belle, Gary Brewer, Gul Cagin, Joe Davidson, Mariquita “Micki” Davis, Danny Angel Escalante, Nancy Evans, Rebecca Farr, Leslie Foster, Christine Frerichs, Gajin Fujita, Iva Gueorguieva, Hasef, Mike Hazel, Regina Herod, Kiel Johnson, Aline Mare, Stephanie Mercado, Sandeep Mukherjee, Hung Viet Nguyen, Elizabeth Preger, Max Presneill, Bruce Richards, Colin Roberts, Karrie Ross, Orly Ruaimi, Debra Scacco, Sonja Schenk, Greg Schenk, Coleen Sterritt, Devon Tsuno, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Marnie Weber, Lisa Wedgeworth, Liat Yossifor, HK Zamani
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