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Consultation Room

Fortnight 2005, Short film, 9 min


When injured or ill, the sense of our own body’s physical existence, of which we are not normally aware, enters our consciousness. Swollen lumps, dull pain, infection, fevers, bleeding, etc… particularly intense are childhood memories concerning the body. Using a collage of blown up shots of skin and subtly wavering stop-motion, the creator of this work makes us conscious of the fact that “we are simply bags of flesh”.


Kei Oyama

Born 1978 in Tokyo, graduated from Tokyo University of Art and Design in March 2005.

Kei Oyama

Kei Oyama

Kei Oyama

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Title in Original Version : Shinsatsu-shitsu