yo shimada: sticky note structures
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aug 12, 2011
yo shimada: sticky note structures


‘sticky note structures’ by yo shimada of tato architects

yo shimada of tato architects has sent us images of his recent installation project ‘sticky note structures’,
conceived in cooperation with students of kyoto university of art and design. on show at the gallery artzone in kyoto city,
the installation was composed of 30 thousand cells of sticky notes in bright, fluorescent colors that were adhered to one another
to form building components, the result being a wall-like structure running through the gallery.

the audience was invited to engage in a dialogue with the piece, asked to state their impressions on sticky notes and attaching them
to facing gallery walls. ‘sticky note structures’ also acted as a backdrop to japanese calliger miss kasetsu‘s writing performances
which she delivered within the gallery.


view of the wall-like structure


closer view


installation view


30 thousand individual sticky notes were used to create the installation


top view


interacting with the installation…


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