The work in Tomomi's Ruten series act as a three dimensional diary, a record of the artist's feelings in a particular moment.
Following the Buddhist idea of 'Ruten'. Ru means “float” and ten means “rolling”.
Combined, the word Ruten speaks of “continual change” or “flux”.
"Whenever I work, I work from this viewpoint. Subject matter, materials and techniques are always changing and I try to include this in my work."