Am I Kawaii?, 2014

Site-specific performance

 

 

Project supported by Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, México

Akihabara

Tokyo, Japan

Am I Kawaii?, 2014 / Digital C-Print / Photo by Victor Ken Hoshiko Oyama / Tokyo, Japan

About the work

The artist walks the streets of the Electric Town in Tokyo to embody one of its most popular characters. Dressed as a  French maid, she distributes a flyer with the question: Am I Kawaii? 

 

Between the noisy shops and the curious look of the other "Maids", the artist breaks the routine and points out a stereotype of the popular imaginary.

 

Am I Kawaii?, 2014 / Documentation excerpt /  Camera: Victor Ken Hoshiko Oayama / Akihabara, Tokyo

Am I Kawaii, 2014 / Flyer, 10 x 15 cm

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Am I Kawaii?, 2014 / Video-stills / Camera: Victor Ken Hoshiko Oyama / Tokyo, Japan

Am I Kawaii?, 2014 / Digital C-Print / Photos by Victor Ken Hoshiko Oyama / Tokyo, Japan

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