2000s    2020    ARCHETYPE

             2018    O.KOPYRUSHA

1990s     1998    OMATA IZUMI

             1998    ERIC MEZIL

             1996    M.MIYATAKE

             1995    A.M.WEAVER

             1994    Y.KURABAYASHI

             1994    S.WATANABE

             1990    W.SOZANSKI

1980s     1979    OTHERS

8000 Years Spring, 8000 Years Autumn

I-Ching Hexagram Codex Installation

Ihara Ludens Gallery, New York

THUS, I WAS BORN

Thus, I came to this life. I’m a change hexagram. With my green for spring, red to summer and/or purple to autumn. With my 6 inch to 6 hours, 12 inches to 12 hours, evidence of makings. The choice of period, time, life with one, ten, hundreds, thousands, millions, trillions,... of others. With tossing 3 coins to meet with face or reverse. The combination of chance, choice or change hexagrams. The now is that I am 1 of 64 combinations, while my footnote of "the now is" writings.

 
 
 

EVIDENCE OF TIME AND PERIOD

  The pieces are stacked on the wall in six rows. The stacks vary in height, and most of the wood is tint-ed green (for spring) or red and purple (for autumn). Most also are marked with a simulated script that represents Kariya’s “is the now” sutra.
  The visual effect of the wall array is something like an abstract codex or calendar. One recognizes it as a record of time passed, but it also alludes to the rhythmic cadence of language. Because sutra writing
is abstract-it vaguely resembles Arabic or Persian, it
communicates metaphorically, but its incantatory purpose is clear.

Edward J. Sozanski, Philadelphia Inquirer, 3.18. 1990

ICA Philadelphia, 1990

 
 

2000s    2020    ARCHETYPE

             2018    O.KOPYRUSHA

1990s     1998    OMATA IZUMI

             1998    ERIC MEZIL

             1996    M.MIYATAKE

             1995    A.M.WEAVER

             1994    Y.KURABAYASHI

             1994    S.WATANABE

             1990    W.SOZANSKI

1980s     1979    OTHERS