What is it to be a human? How do we choose to relate? Are our engagements deeply meaningful? Can we heal ourselves – soul, spirit, mind, brain and body – our past, present and future. If so, how? Can trauma – deeply embedded within – be cured through engagements with arts?
Over the past decade, Hiromi Tango has been dedicated to generating a healing conversation through arts engagement. What is this notion of Healing?
Chromosomes brings together works from three discrete series: Healing Chromosomes, Bleached Genes, and Red Moon. Each of these series has explored issues around nature versus nurture, and whether we really do have the ability to change the complex characteristics that define us as individuals.
Image: Electric Human Chromosomes 1, Hiromi Tango, 2017. Image courtesy of Sullivan+Strumpf & Hiromi Tango.