Reiko Shimizu


"Sacred Hands" - action installation 2016; Ganges River Ghat, Varanasi, India; 2016  (* please click here to see the blog as well)

Reiko Shimizu, a Japanese born artist residing in Calcutta, worked for the month in the city of Varanasi. Her sacred hands installations in public spaces were well received and welcome.  People passing by ask what this gesture of hands mean..offering... renouncing.... longing.... could be but begging... ?  "yes, but before Divine we all are beggar" said a boy from
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