Selected Works

Eyestalk Ablation

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閉ざされた生態圏で不可能とされてきたエビの生殖を促すために眼柄除去を行った。果たしてエビは繁殖するのか?またエビのように人間の女性は傷を受けることによって、生殖を促されるものなのか?種の保存と生命の秘密を探る。A reproduction in closed ecosphere  has been impossible until now. To solve the problem, eyestalk ablation has been applied. Are shrimps successfully reproduce? And we, human also need to make scars to female in order to encourage reproduction?   >> more info

 

The Case of T&S

<video> about parents

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Washing Hinomaru (Japanese Flag)
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<performance/installation/documentation video> A repeated performance, washing, drying, ironing and folding Japanese flags.

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Nutopia 2011
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<performance/photography/installation> A collaboration project between a physicist Tim Byrnes and an artist Kyoko Ebata, started after the Fukushima incident in Japan. Ebata and Byrnes made a hypothesis to make a nuclear energy power plant in model scale just to the illumination of a small biotope (a sealed environment in a bottle).

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The Game Keeper’s Jam Cellar | ジャムの瓶詰め小屋

<photography> A series of photography taken inside the homes of elderly people from around the world.

世界各国で展開されている高齢者の自宅室内の写真シリーズ。

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The Rider
The Rider
<performance/photography> Decorated a royal statue in Tokyo.

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Childhood Story
Childhood Story
<photography and audio> A project based on interviews asking for a specific location where one where people decided it was a scary place, or they once thought a fairy tale was taking an actual place in their childhood.

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Imagine
Imagine 2001
<performance/video> A truck went around streets in Tokyo with loudspeaker announcing to collects weapons , in stead of a merchant collecting used home electronics.

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I can’t get no satisfaction
I can't get no satisfaction
<video> An airplane is going around the world collecting weapons.

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Cosmo World
Cosmo World
<video> A theme-park ride goes with dramatic light flash and melancholic song without an audience.

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The Usual Passages
The Usual Passages
<video> Interview of bankers in Tokyo in English and Japanese about their daily commute from their homes.

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The Portraits on the Train
The portrait on train
<video> Documentation of people on trains in Tokyo.

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