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Recycled Bamboo Installations Intertwine in Site-Specific Configurations by Tanabe Chikuunsai IV

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Japanese artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV produces twisting installations of woven bamboo that meld into their environment's floor and ceiling. To bend the durable material he first moistens each piece to achieve the perfect curve, and often recycles the same pieces of bamboo for future installations. In 2017 the artist constructed a site-specific piece titled The Gate at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The work used tiger bamboo that had been used ten times, including in a piece shown at the Museé Guimet in Paris.
“Technique and skill and spirit are important,” Chikuunsai IV told The Sculpture...
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