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
Machine embroidery on cloth
H.388 x W.187 cm (installation size), fabric size H.35 x W.32 cm each, set of 10
A Painting for the Emperor (Ein Bild für den Kaiser), Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (2018)
Carla Peca (Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich), Miwa Negoro, Mariko Mikami