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Practice of breathing (and crying)

 

In this performance she simply practiced “breathing” and “crying”. In the middle of a vernissage of a group exhibition by international female artists Tsuchimoto suddenly ran around the gallery space until she ran out of breath. The sound of her breath was emphasized in the quiet galley. After regaining the normal breath, she beckoned people to come closer to her. She ritualistically breathed into each person’s hands as a “gift”. As she gave the silent messages, she gradually cried.

 

Performance at BACK TO CHAOS Printmaking IN Festival, Pärnu Town Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia: Organized by Non Grata & Grafikas kamera

(photo by Caroline Sada)