Chino Otsuka's autobiographical diptych series explore the interior
of an abandoned flat on Tokyo housing estate, in which she stages self-portraits.
The disassosiated self-portraits amidst derelict an scant furnishings of the flat leave her frequently exposed and vulnerable.
- The Agency Contemporary Art, London, UK.
"Through their pictures of a deserted, empty Japanese surburb,
we feel the sense of loss and displacement, and yet at the same time, a spiritual presense".
- i-D Magazine