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THEME #04Winners2022JAN

PORTRAIT

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Black Portrait

For people living in cities,
it would be no exaggeration to say that crows are the most familiar form of wildlife.

The sheer density of crows in cities would be impossible under natural conditions.

One factor behind this is the way people leave refuse on the street,affording the crows sufficient sustenance for their lives.

Despite this growth in the crow population, a direct corollary of people's activities,people treat the crows as pests.

Yet the crows staunchly observe people going about their day, electing to live not in the forest or mountains, but prevail in the city.

Their gaze is indomitable and resolute.

This place is not one for humans alone, after all,I find myself thinking.

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Rena Iwasaki

Born in 1979 in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Completed the first semester of the Think School Production Course in 2018, and the second semester in 2019.
Solo Exhibition "Whose is this place?" Think School Production Course First Prize Winner / Terrace Project, Sapporo in 2019.
Group Exhibition "Think School Production Course Past Winners", Sapporo Art Stage/Sapporo Ekimae Dori Underground Walking Space, Sapporo in 2019.

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A piece of beauty tat can be resonated with, straightforwardly.

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