Tatzu Nishi, The Aureole of Tofu Buddha and Soy Sauce - The Land of Perfect Bliss, 2009, c-print
Buddhist altar made from tofu blocks fitted with the pump sprinkling soy sauce and all these sitting in the fridge. This is artist response to budget cuts on monumental art work which he's been working on. Tatzu Nishi is know for redeploying outdoor sculptures in seemingly everyday settings altering scale and context of these objects. And so a bronze Christe appears in the bedroom, Chinese pavillion changes into the hotel room and the street lamp lands in the gallery office. The Aureole of Tofu Buddha and Soy Sauce - The Land of Perfect Bliss is part of his show in Arataniurano gallery.