Tomoko Sawada “Facial Signature”

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Tomoko Sawada’s self-portrait photography began in 1998 with an official I.D photo. Her works explore themes of the internal and the external, how people’s identities are composed within social frameworks and cultures, and how these factors influence each other. Her new “Facial Signature” series, an extension of her self-portrait project, is based on experiments she did while living in New York. “I want to know what and where people look to determine who they are, so I changed my appearance to look like several different East Asian people.” Three hundred of her self-portraits are on display.

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Opening Talk
Speakers: Tomoko Sawada, Yoshio Hata
Date: Mar. 14 (Sat) 18:00–19:30
Admission: Free
Audience: 30
Followed by reception, commemorative talk, and signing.
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from March 14, 2015 to April 19, 2015

Opening Reception on 2015-03-14 from 19:30

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Tomoko Sawada

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