Terasaki Exhibitions Unveils New Exhibit

BY Claire Harper | March 4, 2019 | Feature Features

The week-long installation TRANSCENDIENTS: Immigrant Stories of Place portrays immigrant stories and history in an immersive installation.
Visitors will travel through the 150-foot-long installation, which faces the Honolulu Museum of Art.

The community-driven traveling art exhibit TRANSCENDIENTS: Immigrant Stories of Place by Terasaki Exhibitions unveils March 8 and runs through March 17 showcasing unique immigrant communities and immigration history through a technology-based story telling method. The unique larger-than-life public installation is immersive, and one section of the installation features community-submitted immigrant portraits. Executive Director and artist at Terasaki Exhibitions, Taiji Terasaki, who is a descendant of immigrants, says, “I want to invite our community to celebrate and poetically hold space for the many immigrants that make up who we are as a nation.” The week is packed-full of exciting events, especially the Celebration of Immigrant Communities evening on Sun., March 10. Other events include Sound Activation by Art World Escape’s Sound Escape (Wed., March 13), Healing Sound Bath by Art World Escape and Lucie Lynch (Fri., March 15), and a “Planting Seeds of Peace” closing event (Sun., March 17). Don’t miss an opportunity to see this impactful installation.

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