Exterior of a house with orange tree branches in the foreground.

Brigid Kelly, Susie Kozawa, and Alex MacInnis | Tokio Florist Project

Susie Kozawa holding a small mechanical object in a room with dark wood and stained glass.March 22, 2024 – May 17, 2024

Opening reception: Friday, March 22, 7pm
In person at Jack Straw

Artist Talk: Friday, April 12, 7pm
In person and streaming on YouTube and Facebook Live

Youth and Family Workshop: Saturday, May 11, 2pm
E-mail education@jackstraw.org for information or to sign up.

In this immersive sound and four-wall video projection, sound artist Susie Kozawa explores the resonance of her empty childhood home, which also served as the storefront of her family’s business, Tokio Florist. Using her voice, the walls, and found objects to generate otherworldly timbres and pitches, Susie conjures the spirit of the space and turns the house into an instrument.

For more information, follow Tokio Florist Project on Instagram @tokiofloristproject.

The Tokio Florist Project is fiscally sponsored by Jack Straw Cultural Center. To make a donation to the Tokio Florist Project, visit its fundraising page.

Artists

Portrait of Brigid Kelly

Brigid Kelly

Brigid Kelly is a documentarian and artist from the Midwest. Her wanderings through rural and urban America spawn projects that explore missing histories and the contributions of overlooked activists, artists…

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Susie Kozawa

Susie Kozawa, a sound artist, composer and performer, works mostly with sound collages and site-specific installations, in which the gathering of sounds is a primary activity. She explores different…

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Portrait of Alex MacInnis

Alex MacInnis

Alex has been doing experimental documentary audio and video for over two decades, working in media from podcasts to IMAX films, and covering topics including: Virgin Mary apparitions, the poetry…

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