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I created this piece because I wanted to express the art performance of Japan's most iconic instrument, the taiko. I based the monkeys on the 400-year-old Kokura Gion Taiko, which is designated as an intangible cultural asset of Japan, and the style of the festival performances.  


Princess of Demons / Yuko Ueda  

Japanese Macaque / Ken Matono  

Bornean Orangutan / Eiji Shishido  

Photographer / TOMOKO  

Special thanks to KNB Effects Inc. 

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