Reality Bonsai

27 August 2015 ● less than 1 min read ● 0 images

"Reality Bonsai" is a project where:
the research, which I conduct between the UK at Solent Southampton and Japan, is expressed through a short-movie.

One of the main ideas addressed is escapism.
Revising the theory of Anne Allison (Anne Allison, 2006 p. 84)* by which: “[...] everyday life is mediated by constructed realities that are increasingly engaged as a solitary activity” towards a new definition of a shared virtual reality which superimposes on the factual reality as it is experienced in Japan.

Thanks to:
Ryoko Araki (dancer, performer)
Rire (singer)

*Anne Allison, Millennial Monsters: Japanese Toys and the Global Imagination, University of California Press, 2006.

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Mauro Arrighi

I'm an artist in Yokohama, Japan

Have been an Art Director, Music Producer and Lecturer of Media Art in Hong Kong, Japan and Italy. Now focusing on Music and Photography.

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