Exhibition questions otaku response to March 11
BY SOPHIE KNIGHT STAFF WRITER
Yohei Kurose in front of one of the Chaos Lounge installations now running as part of Festival/Tokyo. (Sophie Knight)Arakawa Tomonori Exhibition presented by Chaos Lounge at Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya in Tokyo, 2010 (Provided by Chaos Lounge)Destruction Lounge*Renewal Lounge exhibition by Chaos Lounge at Nanzuka Underground gallery in Tokyo, 2010 (Provided by Chaos Lounge)
The Great East Japan Earthquake seemed to shake up the whole of Japanese society, prompting mass soul-searching--except, according to artist and critic Yohei Kurose--in one group.