Takahiko Iimura

I Am (Not) Seen (2003) , min

Made for the opening piece of the DVD, "Seeing / Hearing / Speaking," this piece questions "Seeing" while the words, "I am seen" and "I am not seen," are blinking simulteneously over the pixilated faces, another words, "I see you," on a still picture interfare them.These words are superimposed over the pictures of a face, eyes, and a face in the frames. The title, "I am (Not) Seen," indicates both the positive and the negative cases with the parenthesis.The piece suggests that even I may not be seen by you, I still see you. Racially speaking, Asian American are invisible(not seen) as black in the USA, yet I see you(white)-- T.I.

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