17 Jun '15, 2pm

Thousands of keys strung from blood-red yarn evoke Japan’s Great Tohoku Earthquake: Read the rest...

The Japanese Pavilion is one of the most evocative spaces at the Venice Art Biennale 2015 . Once you step inside, you dive into a suggestive world tangled by hundreds of meters of red yarn and keys suspended from the ceiling draped over two large wooden boats placed right in the middle of the room. The large scale Japanese installation entitled “The Key in the Hand” is a site-specific work of art conceived expressly for the 56th Venice Biennale by the Osaka-born and Berlin-based contemporary artist Chiharu Shiota in collaboration with the pavilion curator Hitoshi Nakano.

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