Tag: NAOMI YASUI

Fungible Materialism— Heather Goodchild & Naomi Yasui, ‘Last is First’ at Eastern Edge

Katie Bethune-Leamen

Fungible. A word I like the look of, only recently noticed, and had to look up: with origins in the Latin of legal language, it describes an item “[…] which precisely supplies the place of another […],”1 an equivalent thing. In the original, legal use of the term, it was important for the distinction to… Read More


HEATHER GOODCHILD & NAOMI YASUI: LAST IS FIRST

May 12-June 16, 2017

Opening Reception, May 12th, 5-7:30 pm The collaborative Toronto duo outline their approach to fusing art, design and craft through multimedia installations. Last is First explores the hierarchy of artistic disciplines by focusing on the relationships between depictions of objects in paintings and photographs and the physical objects themselves. The ”props“ (a fruit bowl, a… Read More