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Migration, 2004

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
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© Hiraki Sawa - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
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After leaving Japan to train as a visual artist in London, Hiraki Sawa began his path in video in the early 2000s, focusing on the creation of little domestic and imaginary worlds, miniature cosmoses full of people, exotic animals and objects that come to life between one room of the house and the next. Sawa sets this production largely in his own flat, transforming the most banal details of the furnishing in the scenography of his representations: the kitchen table, the crumpled bedsheets, the sink, the keys of the piano and the fibres of the carpet may be turned into roads, dunes, lakes and forests to be crossed. [...]
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