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Transplant, 2010

Heidi Kumao

Mixed media: glass bell jar, paper tag, magnets, steel tables, media player w/SD card, video projector, speakers, approx. 72 x 72 x 96 inches, 3:30 min. loop
Explores the lives of Japanese nationals and citizens who were interned in War Relocation Centers and how they cultivated gardens as a creative outlet to survive their confinement. Movie is projected onto a bell jar/paper tag and the wall behind it. Video: