除災招福 JO SAI SHO FUKU
(WARD OFF CALAMITIES, INVITE GOOD LUCK):
GODS AND YOKAI IN TIME OF PANDEMIC
Living with Corona, 2020
Hand-made stone pigment, hand-made shell pigment on walnut wood.
7.2 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches (18.4 x 13.4 x 2.2 cm)
FROM THE ARTIST:
Amabie offers us peace of mind and strength to overcome the pandemic. I thanked our ancestors for giving us Amabie as I ground the materials to make my pigments and as I painted this piece.