The nonsensical actions depicted in Yoshinori Niwa’s performance, video and installation works raise questions of the relationship between the individual and the collective, and the impact of social and economic forces. In Walk In The Opposite Direction Of A Demonstration Parade (2011), he is videoed doing just that, during an anti-nuclear protest in Tokyo.
Walk in the Opposite Direction of a Demonstration Parade, 2011. Single channel video. 10min 1sec.