Cindy MochizukiCave to Dream, installation detail, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, 2019.
Photo : Michael Love, courtesy of the artist

The work of Cindy Mochizuki is steeped in ritual and cultural tradition. Whether she is dealing with lighthearted spirits and ghosts or difficult political histories, a certain magic pervades her practice. Mochizuki plays with linear understandings of time and place, reflecting the effects of displacement and fragmentation that define a diasporic condition. Rooted in this specific subject position, she investigates alternative storytelling methods for the transmission of knowledge.

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