woodcut print (Japanese paper, sumi ink), hanging scroll
190 x 60 cm (hanging scroll), 92 x 43 cm (image)
In a Japanese originated combat game “Airsoft (so-called Survival Game in Japan)”, participants wear camouflage suits and eliminate opponents by hitting each other with airsoft guns in a fake battlefield. Likened the game full of imitation and camouflage to Shakkei, Kazama mimicked a Chinese-style landscape painting.
*Shakkei: a Japanese term for borrowed scenery, incorporating background landscape into the composition of a garden