Back from Japan.

Experienced one medium earthquake in Fukushima and some typhoon during visit. High humid dose not allow laundry dry. Saw a lot more foreigners ever in Tokyo, traveling and working. People there follow traffic lights and that irritated me. Young people who works at stores talk like robot, so do not have to think?  Found people seek lower priced food, drink probably needed for economical situation there, that I have always done anyway. I enjoyed a cup of freshly brewed coffee with 100yen, about $1, at  Seven Eleven instead of at a cafe for $300-500 yen. Here are some snapshots.


Artist talk at Yokohama Downtown Paradise Festival/ Yokohama Wakaba-cho Multicultural Movie Festival.

I will be doing Artist Talk tomorrow , Sat, 27th, 6-7pm at Yokohama Paradise Kaikan.   Will talk about my recent 28 years life in New York as the first generation of immigrant in USA, artist, mother, teaching artist.


Selected as one of five artists for Queens Art Intervention 2016.

Please participate by donating unwanted T-shirts this Sunday!

QAI16 is Social Practice Art Event in Queens that will take place on two Saturdays, September 10 & 17.

This Sunday, 7th, accepting donation of clean washed unwanted, used/new t-shirts at Astoria Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106, during all day event of Queens Book Festival. T-shirts could be any color, size, with/without print, long/short/no-sleeves.  Bring to Table#28, my GumHearts Store. Or just come to see me for your day off :D  11-6pm. Free admission.  

9月のクィーンズ・アート・インターベンション2016(社会実践アートイベント)の参加アーティストに選ばれました。材料として、不要Tシャツを集めています! 綺麗に洗ってあれば、色、サイズ、多少の汚れ落書き、長袖・半袖・袖無し, プリント有無、新・古、なんでもok。

今週日曜、7日、Queens Book Festival会場、Astoria Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street, Astoriaに、 GumHearts屋出店していますので、Tシャツ持って散歩がてら世間話がてら寄ってください。 


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