Chiho Aoshima

This exhibition presents two videos by Japanese artist Chiho Aoshima – Takaamanohara and City Glow. Drawing from traditional Japanese Shinto mythology and contemporary Anime films, these immersive, highly detailed video works invite the viewer into another world. The title of Aoshima’s large-scale video Takaamanohara, The Plain of High Heaven, refers to a place where Shinto deities reside. With a vivid imagination and a saturated color palette, this video retells a creation story about the time when the gods of heaven separated from the gods of the land.

Image:
Chiho Aoshima
Takaamanohara (detail), 2015
Animated Mural and 3D Soundscape (Multiple Projectors and Speakers)
7min.
Courtesy Kaikai Kiki Gallery
2881×19525 mm
©️2015 Chiho Aoshima/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
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