Biennale and other arts festival as nuclear plants or U.S. military bases and creating reality there
Biennale and other arts festival as nuclear plants or U.S. military bases and creating reality there is a web-project for using a form of 'biennale' in order to re-think about some social issue that we have to deal with... in this time, this focus on the two topics suc as, 'Nuclear Accident' and 'U.S. military bases in Okinawa including the other camps'.
Ideas on the move
Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Política
The Academy of Alter Globalization
On October 15, I tried to make a journey of the writing something about "Picnic" by myself, considering the side stories, such as the picnic among the rich in UK in the 19 century, Pan-European Picnic in Sopron, Hungary, 1989 that leads to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the political meetings called picnic that has taken place at cafe in France around the era of the French Revolution, also trying to re-think deeply our frequent picnic that takes place in Kyoto. It was really tough and in the end I realized that the writing could not stop as well as picnicking. so I think we should not think what it is and control how we do. Every time might be beautiful and silly, and in the ambiguity our picnic could be good.. i guess
Blue, Red, White and Yellow
A project about a war among three fictive nations by handmade plastic rockets, water bombs, original flags to distinguish each team’s territory, held on 12th June 2011 in Guangzhou, China.
This project is an attempt to try to understand my great-grand mother’s experience in Hiroshima on August 6th 1945 when she was exposed by radiation of the atomic bomb. It was held in La Chambre Blanche, Quebec City, Canada on the 3rd December 2010.
An experiment about trying to drop something down from the top of the stairs as bomber crew held in Quebec City from the down town to the up town on the 11th December 2010.
“The World” ( 2008-2009) consists of 15 short video documentations where Masumoto gives individuals recipes in languages they do not understand, and records them in the kitchen as they try to follow the instructions.
Vinho da Casa de Banho
An Installation about Individual cultural studies in Portugal which is consists of 36 drawings and a video. The drawings is a series of picture diary concerned about my life in Lisbon 2007 with speaking Portuguese language in which there is a lot of discommunications and misunderstandings. The video is about trial reading some Portuguese documents that i couldn’t understand in the warehouse of Instituto Camoes. It is an institution for Portuguese language in which there is a lot of documents in Portuguese from all over the world including Japan.