Sea Change

h 213 x w 213 cm (84″ x 84″)
Silk, resin, pencil
Sewing, drawing, assemblage

In the shape of a kimono, this piece suggests the journey from Japan to Canada. Water streams off the kimono as the ship moves through the waves. It evokes the life changes made, as the immigrant casts off the clothing of the old country when coming to a new land, and the long and perilous journey.