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CHIHARU SHIOTA - 'OVER THE CONTINENTS'

'Personal experience is central to Shiota's work. For a project initially staged as Dialogue from DNA in 2004 in Poland and then recreated in Germany and Japan, she invited people to donate footwear with a memory attached – resulting in thousands of old shoes, many of which had belonged to loved ones who had died. She attached each to a taut red thread, a symbol of the path through life as well as the imprint of journeys taken.'

 http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/feb/24/artist-chiharu-shiota-installation

 SKYE SHERWIN,  THE GUARDIAN

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