Reflecting the realities within the sky above Okinawa
The artist's response to the experiences in New York right after the terror-attacks on September 11th, 2001
Starry nights created in paper bags
A group of branches cut out of toilet paper rolls makes a forest on a wall
Are you above or below? A half-glass of water could be half empty or half full.
Collaboration of butterfly and artificial objects
Ingredients: icing, gum, jelly, sponge cake, cereal, and cream
Video work documenting Origami immigrant boats' journey on a street in Bushwick
Central Park leaves become Monopoly
Pizza boxes could be a way to communicate?
Commission piece for a New York Times Magazine article "Building a Green Economy" written by Paul Krugman
Heroes of Okinawa
What is Hero? Whose hero is it?
Dr. King's speech continues to influence in various directions
Full or empty?
Looking through cut-out languages, traveling from Basque to Hebrew
Let the new lives sprout from the window of the tragedy...
Yesterday’s articles are still growing
Money doesn't grow on trees, but...
Can you play?
Voting with flowers spray painted on the streets
A tree sculpted in a fast food bag
A tree sculpted in a luxury shopping bag
Toilet paper roll forests hung from ceiling
Bingata dyed fabric on view with the stencils made from everyday commercial packages in Japan
“Cut down my trunk and make a boat… Then you can sail away.” —Shel Silverstein
Modern history of Okinawa is dyed on the kimono using traditional Okinawan dye technique
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Yuken Teruya is an artist based in New York.
He works with various materials such as toilet paper rolls, paper shopping
bags and butterfly chrysalises. His ideas often reflect life and history of
Okinawa, his homeland.
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