“The number of women aged between 15 and 50 is fixed. Because the number of birth-giving machines and devices is fixed, all we can do is ask them to do their best per head … although it may not be so appropriate to call them machines.” – 2007, Hakuo Yanagisawa (The former Minister for Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan)
“Device of Birth” is the series of artwork by Asami Kiuchi which capture the moments floating between instinct and intellect. By making artwork, the artist tried to negotiate with social pressure and personal sentiment of pregnancy.
“〜ling” is one of the artwork from the series. The acrylic ring enclose part of womb.