Photo by Miyamoto Takenori + Seno Hiromi


About the artwork

This empty house off the highway in Doichi used to be a dental clinic. As you step into the room on the second floor that used to house the examination table, you begin to hear the sound of rain beating strongly against the windowpanes. Although it was clear outside until a moment ago, lightning flashes leaving you no time to be surprised, and the house begins to shake. You can make out mysterious human figures behind the flickering glass, as the fluorescent bulbs blink and sporadically emit crackly sounds. Before long, there is a power outage. The artist creates a storm that can be felt physically to convey the message that it is not safe even under a roof.


Artwork no. T219
Production year 2009
Area Tokamachi
Village Doichi
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