| Once Upon a Time Breathing Apparatus for Breathable Air | 2015 |

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Once Upon a Time Breathing Apparatus for Breathable Air | 2015 | Modified Samurai Radiation Protection Armor | installation photographs by Kenji Morita

Once Upon a Time Breathing Apparatus for Breathable Air

Once Upon a Time Breathing Apparatus for Breathable Air is an eerie amalgamation of Fukushima’s venerable history and its poisoned present: a Level A hazmat suit incorporating pieces of centuries-old samurai armour donated by the homeowner, a local horseman who traces his ancestry back to Japan’s feudal warriors.

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 Testing a Modified Samurai Radiation Protection Armor

Special thanks to:
Don’t Follow the Wind, Kenji Kubota, Masashige Iida, Tohru Matsushita, Yutaro Midorikawa, Kota Takeuchi, Kantaro Tanaka, Morio Yaguchi, Jason Waite

Filmed in Fukushima and the exclusion zone surrounding the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant

installation photographs by Kenji Morita