100 COLORS IN 1 TSUBO
100 colors compressed into a minuscule space of 3.3 m2 (one tsubo). A new work by Emmanuelle Moureaux from “100 colors” series let one to enjoy own colorful space by lying down under thin and delicate 100 colors swaying in the wind.
3.3 m2 is the same as 1 tsubo in the traditional Japanese system of measurement. The tsubo, which is essentially the area of two standard sized tatami mats, is still commonly used in discussing land pricing in Japan.
“100 colors” is an installation series began in 2013, which forms space using 100 shades of colors, which are explored in various forms depending on the context, to convey the beauty of colors to the maximum.
You can see this installation at AnyTokyo 2015, an exhibition of futuristic design at a 600 years old Temple, from October 24th to November 3rd, at Zojoji Temple (4-7-35, Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
In the following link you can see a great video of this installation from the author’s website: