Hikari Shimoda unites fantasy and reality in a starry-eyed dichroic sculpture.
With her art, Shimoda searches for a deeper understanding of our chaotic world. Anonymous subjects from her portrait series Children of this Planet cannot be defined by their skin colour or environment. Similarly, an edition of dichroic sculptures with a surface imitating vivid glass elude one specific form or colour.
Emotion is held within the subject's sparkling eyes, while a pair of horns represent the fury and despair felt on Earth. Through its transparency, the work becomes a mirror of its viewer – allowing anyone to imagine themselves within it.
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