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A Floating House

Edition 1/3+AP

Mochida Atsuko
Japan

A Floating House, 2019, Single-channel video, HD video, colour, sound, Edition: 1/3
「Reborn-Art Festival 2019」Video: Yuki Higuchi, Place: Ajishima, Miyagi prefecutre, Japan
All images courtesy of the artist

  • Photo by Yuki Higuchi

In Aji Island, Japan, there are many vacant houses with no owners because of depopulation and the consequence of the earthquake in 2011. Mochida referred to them as “floating houses” and actually floated one of them to create her work.

A Floating House

Place: Ajishima, Miyagi prefecutre, Japan
Video: Yuki Higuchi

Editor: Aura Contemporary Art Foundation