"Help! Someone help me!"
"Leave me alone!"
"Don’t touch me!"
"Stay back! I’ll call the police!"
"What do you want with me?"
"Please, I won’t tell anyone, please…"
"What are you going to do with that?"
"You look tired, maybe you should go to sleep."
"This knife has your name on it.”
"I wonder how your screams sound…"
"This will hurt…"
"Your blood is so pretty."
"Why am i here? to kill you, of course…"
"Keep quiet, don’t scream.."
Takashi Kuribayashi - Underground Sound of Rain, 2013
Takashi Kuribayashi sewed thousands of leaves he picked up from the garden, and hung them from the ceilings. The work is titled Underground Sound of Rain. The intertwining leaves form a draping overlay that reminds us of a green-brown colour fabric with undulating contours – visually, this creates a dynamic effect. It is akin to leaves that fell onto the surfaces of a hill, only to be pulled back simultaneously by a strong magnetic force from the sky, the leaves draping as they float across the exhibition space. The range of nylon fabrics that bind the leaves presents themselves as beaming white vertical lines that drop from the ceilings of the gallery walls.