The Recognition Construction: Hyojyutsu (Against Application or Mimesis)

1975, 20 min, color, sound

A member of the collective Video Hiroba, Morihiro Wada also used video in his solo projects. In The Recognition Construction, each subject entering the frame is identified by a narrator, while the video camera slowly rotates. As the rotation speeds up the identification becomes more difficult, and the objects ultimately become "indecipherable."

Morihiro Wada (1947-2007) exhibited his multimedia sculptures, films and videos internationally.

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2010, 162 min, color and b&w, sound, Japanese with English subtitles