Place Where Dance was Born

Tamami Asada

1991, 00:60 minutes, colour, none


In Japan, they say there are several tortures such as a blood pond, a needle mountain and a place with burning fire in hell. I picked one of these, a blood pond, to create my image of animation.
There is a heaven and hell in everyone's mind and I think that people dance because we feel heaven and hell inside ourselves.
I made many of the images using a kids' graphic computer called "My First Sony" which was very easy to use and I edited these graphics into animation by using a Sony Handicam V-88 in its animation function.

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