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Tatzu Nishi

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TATZU NISHI, The Aureole of Tofu Buddha and Soy Sauce – 

The Land of Perfect Bliss, 2009, C-print, 164 x 120 cm.

Based in Germany for the past 20 years, Nagoya-born Tatzu Nishi has developed a practice centering on temporary, large-scale outdoor installations that rework the environment surrounding public monuments. Altering the scale and context of these objects with the structures he builds around them, Nishi redeploys these outdoor sculptures for use in seemingly everyday settings: a tarnished bronze statue of Christ appears

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