Chiharu Shiota uses string to represent life and relationships. Learn more about Chiharu Shiota’s history, life and work in this video from Louisiana Channel on vimeo:
Strings, which now have become a signature for the artist, were her escape from the canvas: “I started to make three-dimensional pictures with strings.” Feeling more connected to the string as a material than paint, Shiota started doing performance and installation art. “I create in space,” she says about her method and continues: “When you weave string, it’s a communication with the space. It’s like painting a picture in the air.” Often the strings are intertwined but also connected to human objects such as shoes, suitcases, and old photographs that she finds at flea markets and antique shops.
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