semi no uta (cicada song)

Atsushi Ogata

1987, 09:00 minutes, colour


A reflection on the energy and transience of our animate existence. This work is based on my experience of helping some carps that were suffering in the stagnant water of a Japanese garden on a hot summer day. Returned to fresh water, the carps began to swim as if they were reborn... The sounds and movements were calming and energizing....

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