Mori Art Museum
CATASTROPHE AND THE POWER OF ART
HIWA K., The Bell, 2015.
War-metal waste cast into bronze with wood, 176 × 215 × 121 cm; two-channel HD video with color and sound: 25 and 35 min.
Installation view of “Catastrophe and the Power of Art” at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2018–19.
Photo by Kioku Keizo. Courtesy Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan/Lucca; and KOW, Berlin/Madrid.
Shock, grief and compassion pour forth after calamitous events, whether natural or human-made. Strangers bond as they navigate adversity, or gather to mourn…