Daughters of Time
 
 
Size: 12”h x 10”w x  2”d; opened 19.25” w.
Contents: Photo montage of multiple generations of women in the family.
Structure: Box with inner structure that pulls out. Japanese washi paper used for the box cover and the accordion-folded book.
Technique: Photos scanned and manipulated in Photoshop; photographs and cover printed on inkjet printer.
Year: 2000  
 
The accordion-folded sheet can be pulled out to reveal 56 black and white photographs. The photographs are of the immediate female relations, great-grandmother, grandmothers, mother, my self, my sisters, daughters and nieces shown at various ages. The complete
DNS sequence of the 23rd chromosome covers the surfaces of the box and the backing sheet behind the photographs. The Japanese characters on the front and back are two different meanings of time.