The Japanese artist explores memory and forgetting through her performances and large scale installations.
Chiharu Shiota is a Japanese installation and performance artist. Her work is usually large scale, filling empty spaces with what she describes as "poetic, monumental and delicate atmospheres".
Shiota's work explores the concepts of memory and forgetting. She also analyses dreams, the past, childhood and anxiety. Her most famous works are the large scale installations of black thread that literally invades and dominates the entire exhibition space.
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