Group Play, 2017


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Group play #1[They have always a single point in common, Be an engine, A tiger with its baby and goats, Copy of mimic] 15 Min, Group play #2 [Koko-Kohl, Long width of a river] 8 Min

 

During my stay in Palai, Rajisthan, India, I visited two comprehensive elementary and junior high schools to research children’s play. Through that, although I got to know an Indian education philosophy, on the other hand, I realized how difficult the philosophy was achieved in actual society. That represented, for instance, in a play where children mimic and enjoy diversity of their expression, teachers guided them in performing a stereotyoed behavior before that, or in another play where they form a group in accordance with call of numbers, they looked like engaging in leaving someone out of the group. Therefore, when I turned my eyes to the inconsistency of education, those situations made children’s play seem laughable and also caustic.

Thus I became interested in their playings as an enlightening medium which would call our attention to actual social issues, and reconstructed them to show their character more clearly by altering rules and adding new ones.

 


集団遊び, 2017

 

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集団遊び#1《彼らには一つ共通点がある/エンジンになれ/トラとその子供とヤギ/まねのまね》15分
集団遊び#2《コーコーコイラ/広い川幅》8分

 

私はインド・トンク区(ラジスタン)で二つの小中一貫校を訪れ、子どもの遊びを調査した。そこでは、学校で行われる遊びを通してその地域の教育理念に触れることができた一方、それが実際はいかに達成されにくいかを遊びの中で確認した。たとえば、真似をするものの解釈や表現の多様性を楽しむ遊びでは、教師が真似の仕草を誘導しながら制限し、指定された数にしたがってグループを作る遊びでは、それが同時に仲間はずれを作る遊びでもあった。それゆえ、教育理念の現状の矛盾に目を向けると、彼らの遊びは愉快かつ辛辣に見えた。
こうして私は、啓蒙的な視点をもたらす子どもの遊びに興味を持ち、その性質をより見やすくするため新たなルールを加え、再構成した。

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Koko-Kohl / Coco Coyla / コーコーコイラ

 

 

 

 


Long width of a river / Lambi teer / 広い川幅

 

 

 

 

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Drawing 30x42cm, pencil - See the big image