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TOKYO

The White

Osamu Kanemura

Buddha Virus Suicide Attack

OSAMU KANEMURA, Life is a Gift, 2016, Video: 20 min. Installation view from the exhibition 

“Buddha Virus Suicide Attack” at The White, Tokyo, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Osiris Co., Ltd., Tokyo.

There is a moment in the video for British soul singer Jamie Lidell’s song “The City” where, standing in the forecourt of a gas station at night, he sings, “The city, it don’t like you . . . it never did,” shaving himself with a razor blade as the world carries on…

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