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Taro Hattori | Mayumi Hamanaka | Contact

Collaboration Project



2001, dimension variable in installation, size of 1 doll, 13” x3.5”x3.5”, digital print, mirror, plastic, barcode, barcode scanner, monitor

The installation consists of 200 paper dolls mounted on white plastic sheets with barcodes which connect to the maps of islands from all over the world on computer. People can pick up the dolls and scan the barcodes on the other side to see the maps. Each barcode corresponds to one island. The islands were chosen from all countries that have any ocean island. The 4 citations are posted on the walls of the space. Refer to the citations.
japanese males
turning tales
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the text on the wall

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