The Floating World

16:30 min, 2019.

Ghostly hauntings function as symptoms of a distraught environment in a series of interdependent retellings of a myth found in the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters). The restagings are informed by the Japanese poet Akiko Yosano’s understanding of human bodies and personal relations as integrally politicized entities and actions, and her influence inspires a closer examination of how humans interact with the environment and the “non-human."