HANABI by Tamiko Chase
Inspired by Japanese artist Kiyoshi Yamashita as well as the Fukinagashi streamers flown during the Tanabata festival, this piece was meant to commemorate summer and the celebrations held within the season. The Japanese word for fireworks, hanabi (which can be read as “fire-flower”), is also reflected in the piece - HANABI depicts bouquets of colourful bursts and twinkling lights amidst an evening sky.
From family reunions to grand events, fireworks displays are a chance to gather as a community and admire the evanescent beauty of a sparkling sky. While their beauty is ephemeral, their radiance can be a life-long source of inspiration. So whatever your reason to celebrate, gather round and enjoy the show!
Medium: digital mural printed on vinyl
Location: The Forks Market PatioBack