It is the contrast between the vibrant colourful tones and the patterns that Nirasawa finds movement relative to the quiet immobility in the fabric, where the fabric has a life of its own. Nirasawa explains how “African fabrics exude pleasure and respect for life through both a sense of peace and exuberant dynamism”. Nirasawa chose African fabrics printed with circular motifs which acted as metaphors for the universe, cells and eternal life. She is interest in the notions of chaos and silence and the adoration of life and death, all coming together in an aspirational dream scene of the imaginary universe she seeks. Nirasawa says “First of all, intense colours jump in front of our eyes. And the line of sight begins with an aggregation of small circles which are translucent and swollen like cells, and it will be guided to a circle of African colours that will soon go crazy. Then it leads to the whole space and headed for the swell of energy. Ultimately, once again returning to fine cells, the entire room becomes outer space”

"Acne entropy 1" installation view at Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan
2018 / circular-cut African fabrics
"Acne entropy 2" installation view at David Krut project, Cape Town, South Africa
2017 / circular-cut African fabrics

"Acne entropy 3" installation view at Bag Factory Artist's studio, Johannesburg, South Africa
2018 / circular-cut African fabrics

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