” X ” 2014 08 .01~08.31 AISHONANZUKA/ Hong kong
Constitution of the nation, Japan, is the modern state made at a fast pace in the Meiji Era and its basic structure is the mimesis of the Western. Japan that has originated in the culture of copy is the country made of quotation and collage, and is the illusionary collective like a mirage. ’X’ is the nation that seems to exist somewhere but nowhere, that is the portrait of Japan. This work explores the use of quotation and collage with the motif such as wealth, violence and symbols of basic elements which configuring the nation.