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This is a device that rotates shadows by illuminating in succession strobes that are attached to a circle.Experimenters manipulate shadows by rotating a turntable.Here,the turntable and rotation speed of the shadow were in sync.The materials used here werw electronic parts purchased from junk dealers in Akihabara,a turntable that was found at a garbage dump,and a strobe from an instant camera from which the film had been removed.The device was created by combining all of this junk.Amidst the intence light flashes,this work created from garbage can,with shadowsspinning at the viewer’s heels,cause the view to think of not only the shadows themselves also his/her ownexistence.

April,2008 update 2011
Size: Height 3500mm x Diameter 6000mm
Material:Turntable,Flash of instant camera、Electronic parts,Woods

“ARS ELECTRONICA CAMPUS EXHIBITION 2011”, Linz, Austria, 2011
“12th Japan Media Arts Festival”, The National Art Center, Tokyo ,2009
“JEANS FACTORY CONTEMPORARY ART AWARD 2008”, Kochi City Culture-Plaza Cul-Port, Kochi, 2008