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Film & Solo Exhibition: The Whispering Star

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Sono Sion is a man of many talents. At age 17, poet. At age 23, filmmaker. At age 32, author. But most prolific were his films, which helped him establish a cult following. Sion has a new film out called The Whispering Star, an ambitious tour de force shot at locations evacuated after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Unable to pack everything into an hour and forty minutes, Sion is also staging a solo exhibition in Tokyo featuring a large scale installation of projected silhouettes, 555 storyboards, as well as a new art piece inspired by Japan’s most beloved dog Hachiko.

Sion’s solo exhibition is on display at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo through July 10, 2016. Visit Spoon & Tamago below for additional exhibition details.

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