Emily Momohara: Fruits of Labor [FotoFocus Biennial]
A photo-based installation, Fruits of Labor critically interrogates Momohara’s family’s 100-year immigration journey from plantation laborers in Japan to mainland America.
Artist Emily Hanako Momohara investigates themes of immigration, identity, and labor within the framework of her own family narrative: from a famine entrenched Okinawa, Japan to Hawaii’s mainland America. In Hawaii, her great-grandparents worked on a pineapple plantation. They toiled through the day, grooming and harvesting the fields, at times with a child wrapped to their backs. Eventually, they were able to build their own three-room house. It was within the confines of those three roomsView more
Free to the Public (Suggested Donation of $5)
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *
- Nov 15, 2018 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
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130 West Court St, Cincinnati, OH 45202