12.2 x 19.6 cm
Concept and editing: Susan Kooi
Proofreading: Aaron Bogart
Photography: Susan Kooi, Mirjam Watajima, Noriko Ishizawa.
Made possible with the support of Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, Mondriaan Fonds, Saga prefecture.
This publication shows a selection of works made during Kooi's three-month residency in Arita, adapted into essays, science fiction and manga by Susan Kooi, Yoriko Ishizawa, Colleen Morgan, Hangil Jang, Fukae Ryohei, and Youngbin Kim.
Dutch artist Susan Kooi completed her bachelor's degree in VAV at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2012. Her multidisciplinary practice includes music, video, sculpture, installations, text, and fashion. Her interest in notions of (pre)history has a cheery existentialist perspective. What are the objects that lay claim to existence?