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sumi ink, ink pen, hemp washi paper, cotton paper (125” x 11”) An accordion-style book/journal shows the process of constructing Fat Man (folded). Detail of the journal: a top thin layer shows some of the six months’ (translated) correspondence with hibakusha (Hiroshima victims), … Read moreJournal piece (the making of Fat Man (folded))
kimono, foam, wood, hair, ink, baisen mordant dye 5′ x 5′ x 10′ (height) The actual size of Fat Man, A-bomb, dropped on Nagasaki in 1945. The piece hangs from the ceiling using single braided wire. The height of the object is adjustable by pulling/loosening the other end of the wire that … Read moreFatMan (folded) 2012