Installation view of the exhibition ”Rite for a Dream (Today My Empire Sings)” at VACANT, Tokyo, 2017, photo: Shizune Shiigi
Installation view of the exhibition ”Rite for a Dream (Today My Empire Sings)” at VACANT, Tokyo, 2017, photo: Shizune Shiigi
Installation view of the exhibition ”Rite for a Dream (Today My Empire Sings)” at VACANT, Tokyo, 2017, photo: Shizune Shiigi
Installation view of the exhibition ”Rite for a Dream (Today My Empire Sings)” at VACANT, Tokyo, 2017, photo: Shizune Shiigi
Rite for a Dream – Today my Empire sings (2016)
3 channel video installation
28 min. 04 sec.

A new video installation, revisiting the imperial subject matter of "Air." Filmed during the annual anti-emperor rally that takes place in Tokyo on August 15, Koizumi introduced actors and musicians in the volatile, heavily policed environment, directing them towards an intense climax.