For the duration of navigate, Sachiko Abe will occupy a void space on Stubnitz where she will cut paper continuously, amassing it around herself in fine threads. She will create a situation in which the visitor finds their way to the artist. As one gets closer to her, the sound of cutting becomes louder and it gets darker. Sachiko Abe will be positioned in the cabin surrounded by her paper. She intends the cabin to be dark, apart from a light that draws attention to her hands and her activity.
Sachiko Abe’s work encompasses performance, drawing, film and sculptural installations using cut papers accumulated over the last seven years. Her practice explores duration, repetition and constraints.
navigate, Newcastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead, UK