Lynne Yamamoto: House for Listening to Rain

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    Lynne Yamamoto. "House for Listening to Rain," 2011.

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    Lynne Yamamoto. "House for Listening to Rain," 2011

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July 02, 2011 - October 22, 2012
Spalding House

Exhibition Overview

Known for her ethereal gallery installations, artist Lynne Yamamoto's wood structure in the Spalding House garden is her first outdoor, site-specific work. The piece is inspired by her interest in the vernacular and provisional architecture of Hawai‘i, in particular, the use of corrugated metal roofing. Yamamoto's “house” encourages visitors to sit within its screened walls and shift their attention from the visual to the auditory, bringing into focus the sound of wind or rain and its connection to memory.

Visit the museum, take a seat on one of the wood blocks inside and experience it for yourself.