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Miyuki Tanaka, Ritsuko Nomura, Syunichi Suge


A video work by the directors of the 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT exhibition "Rules? This is a video work by the exhibition directors of the "Rules? The rules that we usually take for granted and follow almost unconsciously may not be so for others. By examining the customs and behavioral patterns shared by various communities, from schools and companies to society as a whole, from multiple angles, this educational video presents the surprisingly flexible and variable aspects of rules that are often thought to be absolute at first glance.

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Basic information of the work

Screening time
14 minuets
Delivery deadline
There is no plan to end the distribution.

Accessibility of this work

  • Audio guide
  • Sign language
  • Barrier-free subtitles
  • Subtitles
  • Multilingual
  • Dubbing
  • Artist’s original barrier-free version
  • Non-verbal

About Accessibility

Accessibility of this work

This is an original work that the artist has devised to be barrier-free and enjoyable for everyone.
There are subtitles with sound information and sign language (with narration) in this work.


Curator Miyuki Tanaka, who continues to pose questions through art x accessibility, and Shunichi Suge, who always brings a new perspective on perception and design, have teamed up! They are also the curators of the much talked about exhibition “Rules? This is a new work by the two curators of the popular exhibition “Rules?

Message from artist / creator

This video is made up of small pieces of our daily life. Each is repeated twice.
As the images change little by little, we can see different aspects of the events taking place.
AD and open captions were also devised so that the viewer can enjoy watching the video twice, leaving a little mystery in the first time.
Please pay attention to the details as you listen and watch.

Artist Profile

Miyuki Tanaka

Curator / producer. Under the theme of “Disability is a perspective to recapture the world,” we will reconsider how to perceive expressions before their value is determined, together with various viewers. Recent projects include “Work-in-Progress of Dance with Sound” (KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater, 2017-2019), movie “Night Cruising” (2019), “Audio Game Center” (2017-), etc. 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Served as an exhibition director at “Rule? Exhibition”.

Ritsuko Nomura

Videographer / Director / CG Designer. Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Spatial Design. Graduated from the National University of Fine Arts of Paris. Returned to Japan after working on TV programs and commercials in NY. He specializes in CG-processed live-action video works such as NHK E-tele “Design Ah” and “Techne Video Class” in-program video. Part-time lecturer at the Department of Integrated Design, Tama Art University. ADFEST Bronze Award, BOVA Semi-Grand Prix.

Syunichi Suge

Cognitive Designer / Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Design, Tama Art University. He specializes in designing areas of behavior and will based on human cognitive abilities. In recent years, along with exploring expression technology that makes people feel movement and texture with only a few clues such as lines and dots, and designing constraints to bring out human creativity, research and development of concepts and educational programs with companies, He plans, directs, and produces works for museums and exhibitions. http://syunichisuge.co


Concept, Planning: Miyuki Tanaka, Syunichi Suge

Director, Editor, CG: Ritsuko Nomura​ ​​ ​

Cast: Akiyoshi Akiyoshi Yasuto Okumura Takayo Shirai Eri Nasu Laila Cassim

Narrator: Greg McMaster, Noboru Okamoto

Cinematographer: Alexandre Bartholo

Production Manager: Ching Wang

Sign Language Interpreter: Mari Kakuta, Tomomi Komatsu

Sign Language Supervisor: Nobue Kobayashi

Cooperation: IGENGO Lab.

This work will be displayed in 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Rules?”.

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