JERRY TAKIGAWA

False Food, A Metaphor for Survival

False Food, A Metaphor for Survival vision rests on the assumption that a unique and powerful aesthetic can emerge by focusing on materials that have caused irreparable damage to countless birds. In False Food, those materials are the plastic artifacts retrieved from the remains of albatross on Midway Atoll. The simple and straightforward processes used to create these images, coupled with an East/West aesthetic, endeavor to create a contemplative response that is at once personal and universal. 

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