Do you remember me – I was about to forget

2018

Machine embroidery on cloth

H.388 x W.187 cm (installation size), fabric size H.35 x W.32 cm each, set of 10

Exhibited at

A Painting for the Emperor (Ein Bild für den Kaiser), Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (2018)

The original photographs of Japanese labourers in Hawai’i in 1885 were taken by the German doctor, Eduard Arning. Permission to display these photographs in Zurich was given by the Hawaiian Historical Society through Prof. Dr. Martin Dusinberre, University of Zürich.

Do you remember me – I was about to forget

Photo by

Carla Peca (Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich), Miwa Negoro, Mariko Mikami