Noriko Yamaguchi “PEPPERMINT MOTHER”

October 13 – November 3, 2007
gallery hours: 11:00-18:00
closed on Sundays, Mondays & national holidays

MEM presents new works by Noriko Yamaguchi. In Peppermint Mother, Yamaguchi shows a video installation accompanied with photographs and a sculpture. Her imaginary character Peppermint Mother and Peppermint Girls are creatures born from chewing gum. In her video Peppermint Mother, done in clay animation, the chewing gum is alive. It moves around, covering every part of Yamaguchi’s body.
Noriko Yamaguchi made her debut with her first series Keitai Girl (2003), where she transforms into anthropomorphized cellphone. In the following years, she produced the series Ogurara Hime, based on the goddess of fertility in Japanese mythology. All her works are self-portraits, transmitting the human body.

For her recent activities, please visit here