Video

Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Yoshiki Nishimura

2016, 08:40 minutes, colour, No Dialogue

TAPECODE 2048.10

This work is showing an everyday scene of Tokyo Metro.
However, you are watching what I did not watch when I was shooting.

The view from the door window of a Tokyo Metro train was shot without looking into the viewfinder. There, the people on the platforms and on the trains running in the opposite lane were visually followed by the camera. Although this footage was shot from the running train, the camera captured specific persons in the center of the frame. That is impossible in the real world. To make this work, I used two kinds of cameras, the real one and the one in computer graphics. It was the latter which made this unfeasible camerawork possible.

Some who watched this film mentioned that fear came over them.
Yes, being watched is fear.

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