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 images of the Japanese labour in Hawaii in the late 1880’s for making the embroidery-work were provided by the Eduard Arning Collection 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