Akiko MUTO

STATEMENT

++PROJECT
I will bring these to the front by the methods as `research’ based on some key words such as place, object, and so on. And then, the observer’s internal images will be stronger by bringing form of three-dimensionally from sewing, and then those are arranged in a space as installation. The works can be connected and separated parts of various form at a free point. These works were produced by the reflection of my interest about difference common image from inside and outside of them. I am going to scoop up the fragmentary images, and form the various sections as verge of images.
I aim at providing the place where images, memory and stories that people have individually for them are drawn by people to see these works.

Scenes and landscapes, which remains in human mind
My images grow up in conversation with old people in a home for the aged and traveling, and also foreign artists on line at times. In addition, encounter with the place such as provincial towns and villages which are left behind the time and urban. On the methods or a deed, the silhouettes of above things’ memories become clearer as new scenery little by little while those are fallen on or slip off my memories. `Lost object’ and `lost place’ that it is not existence at this moment, I will bring these to the front by the methods as `conversation’ and `research’ based on some key words such as language, place, object, smell, color, and sound. Therefore, my works will be made on reorganization the facts, which are buried under a region as tale while `conversation’ with local people and `research’ of surroundings, and also historical memories. The works will form my inside images of myself from outside based on motifs which has been changed the shape in memories of the other people, which have been lost in a region while those have not been talked for a long time. And then, the observer’s internal images will be stronger by bringing form of mixing sculptures, paintings, films, and then those are arranged in a space as installation.