non-
Dyptich
2018

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All Memories are Yellow

2018

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All Memories Are Yellow

2018

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Chinatown, Elsewhere

2018

non- uses the page as a door. As in plays by Becket, where events are unbound by time space, non- threads together images from different locations using vignettes, and unlike a film or play, gives viewers agency over narrative time. Caucasians push(ed) migrants into living in orientalist dreamlands; I seek to subvert that by letting occupants of non- dictate the pace in which it moves while dark pages—the presence of silence—ma, lets occupants linger in stillness. One does not live in space but in time;  my intention is to resurface the reasons behind Chinatown’s current image and use page turn to let occupants live.

© 2018 by Maari Sugawara