Catalogue to coincide with exhibition of the same name October 2 – December 5 2010 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Text in both Japanese and English.
Accompanying the Japanese Pavilion’s contribution for the Venice Biennale, Ishiuchi’s personal and touching photographic essay ‘Mother’s’ explores the concepts of memory and loss through a series of close-up portraits of her mother immediately prior to her death interspersed with photographs of some of her mother’s personal possessions. In Japanese and English. The exhibition mother’s 2000-2005: traces of the future was presented at the 51st International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, from June 12 through November 6, 2005.