150cm x 150cm (60"x60"), Oil, Ink and Acrylic on Canvas

Fracture

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In 1923, long before many of these rail lines existed, Tokyo experienced a devastating earthquake that resulted in widespread fire and destruction. The lowest, recessed areas of this crumpled steel shape denotes the part of the city that suffered the most during the 1923 earthquake. The areas marked with rust patches signify the most vulnerable parts of the city today if faced with a similar disaster.