Manchester Metropolitan University   2009/2010

Naomi Kashiwagi

I reinvent the function of redundant everyday objects to reveal inherent potential uses and look synthesise visual art forms with the musical. I look for ways in which the everyday can be poeticised and implement ritual and liminal experience into everyday life by challenging social and cultural norms; thus revealing the inherent curiosities and enchantments of the everyday. I use obsolete technologies and repetition in my practice. Both the technical processes and conceptual aspects of printmaking confront notions art in the age of digital reproduction.

Photographer: Joel Chester Fildes

'||:Repetition:||, Fugue No 1 in QWERTY for 8 typewriters'
music/text score

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