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Hisako Sekijima

I have been exploring visual and philosophical potentials of basket making. I am especially interested in a symbolical way how the movement of lines around a negative space is redefining a volume as well as embodying my thought process. Even a simple geometric form such as a cube or a sphere could be so many different types of object. It always amazes me that the materiality of vines or tree barks turns into a complex system of my idioms after being treated with my conceptualization of baskets and basketmaking.

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Hisako Sekijima, Re-Cord, 24"x 6"x 3", Jasmine vine, twisted and plaited, 2013


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