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Fujimi_Onihei

 

不死身鬼平
汚染水 × 市民

"Fujimi-Onihei"
Polluted water × Citizen

 

lacquer spray on canvas

 

1940 × 1303

 

過去の飢饉や敗戦・大地震等、今まで数々の逆境に立ち向かい、再建してきた日本人の姿・
日本そのものの姿を、不屈の精神を持ち自分の地域を守る江戸時代の自警団のキャラクターに投影。
敗戦や大地震等の逆境から実際に立ち上がって再建して来たのは一般市民であり、また現在の問題も
一般市民=自分達が立ち上がらなければ解決はしない、というメッセージを込めている。
目の前の問題に真剣に向き合い、立ち向かう事でしか切り開く事がでない明るい未来・希望を表現。

Fujimi-Onihei, the character of neighborhood watch in edo period, represents the resent
Japanese citizen and Japan itself. Projecting the Japanese citizen and Japan itself
that had been rized up against huge earthquake and defeat in war, then reconstructed the
nation, onto Fujimi-onihei. The neighborhood watch was the ordinary citizen who stood up
to adversity and helped reconstructed from the disasters. This work also contains the
message towareds recent social problem of polluted water. The message to citizen that this
problem will never be solved if we, ordinary citizen, do not stand up speak up. This work is
expressing the bright future and foresight, if we can face the problem squarely and
stand up.