Using popular culture and found elements their work reveals more with time and study.
Kaiten, below, was one of my favourite pieces and dominated the space as the backdrop to the stage (the microphone gives an idea of scale). It includes several of their preoccupations: the number 5, Japanese imagery and the unavoidable partnering of life and death.
For those like me who didn’t know what a Kaiten was , it’s a manned suicide submarine used by the Japanese during the second world war, the underwater equivalent of a kamikaze.
On a gentler note the ever popular Instagrammable butterfly wings are here interpreted from a Rorschach image with the detail also formed of Rorschach marks. I’m not sure the person standing there was aware of being exactly in the appropriate place for this shot.
Continuing the ambivalence of destruction and life, the love bomber flying horses soared over our heads, ready to create chaos by dropping their bombs.