knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

2019

wooden shed using the local Akita cedar, mask which had been used in Yagisawa Bangaku (local sacred dance), native plants around the shed, sunlight, wind, agricultural pipe, etc

h.450 × w.450 × d.450 cm

“Kamikoani Project 2019”
Yagisawa, Kamikoani, Akita, JAPAN

Photo: Takuma Ogawa, Takurou Sasaki, Kazuyuki Miyamoto

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

the outside plants and sky make a variety of color sunlight and they stream in through the knot-hole

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

scenery from knot-hole

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

sunlight through the eyehole of mask

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

the outside scenery is projected on the inside floor by pinhole phenomenon

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

knot-hole and eyehole of mask cause topologic view

the performers of Yagisawa Bangaku (around 1942)

(JP) 森の木立から小屋の材へ。
たとえ姿を変えたとしても、木は生き物であるということを示す節。
この節穴を通じて僕らの視座は拡張される。

それは、面を被ることによって自分以外の何者かを憑依させ、その面に空けられた目の穴から世界を見つめる、
番楽の演じ手の‘それ’に通じる。

節穴と面目(めんもく)*
そこに起動するトポロジー
僕らの目は節穴ではないはずだ

*面目(めんもく):本来の命の有り様(仏教用語)