"Here's the deal: I'm hopeful that this will be awesome, but it could very well be a couple of people showing up in suits and doing a half-baked performance that's a social critique that doesn't really work.... Yes?"
The exhibition contains 120 artifacts made by detainees during the four years of their confinement. Nearly every person interviewed who had been interned said that the only way they could bear their time of detention was by being creative.
The rapid loss of a thousand years of collectively acquired manual dexterity causes the drawing student to experience existential panic when he picks up a piece of charred wood and stands before a skeleton and a sheet of paper.