Mika Ninagawa—Earthly Flowers, Heavenly Colors

Mika Ninagawa
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B: Flowers—Acid Bloom / Flowers  Acid Bloom

The most powerful image associated with Mika Ninagawa’s photographs is that of flowers. Entering Gallery 1, visitors are surrounded by brightly coloured flowers in a dynamic panorama of every single photograph in the series published as Acid Bloom.

Right: From “Acid Bloom” 2003

“Melting outlines, quickly fading boundaries. Am I a flower, or is the flower me?”

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