cats

Fabrication of Relics • Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, Hong Kong • 2019

Audio 06’15’’ • 6 channels • 3×2 speakers in • 3 Maneki-Neko-cats

Over time, the souvenir becomes a personal relic: loaded with memories of a bygone era, discoloured by its own interpretation. The modification of acoustic impressions, collected in Hong Kong, represents the discrepancy between imagination and reality. The Maneki Neko cat, sold a million times, becomes an intimate object as soon as it triggers a personal memory.