This project borrows the radar detect central Elephant Cage (nickname for
US Sobe Communications in Yomitan Village, Okinawa) as memodata processing
site. 19.5% of Okinawa island is leased out to US military bases enforced
by Central Government of Japan. Okinawa is being developed as subtropicalsite. 19.5% of Okinawa island is leased out to US military bases enforced
by Central Government of Japan. Okinawa is being developed as subtropical
resort complete with its own species of butterflies. butterflies guide
souls to heaven; butterflies jamming; butterflies tracing memodata.
"Elephant cage butterfly locker" locates the sites of crimes and incidents
committed by the presence of US military base since Okinawan's reversion to
Japan in 1972. Approximately 4700 main cases are filed since 1972. Using
elephant cage as echo store, ripples of poles (designed as crime
indicators/reflectors) are planted at sites, serving as memory tracer and
indictment of a colonized land.