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¿Sabe usted algo de la isla Friendship?
(Do you know about Friendship Island?)

Film  / Film still  / Exhibition View

Year : Puerto Gala-Isla toto Chile. 2012
Length : 33 minutes 20 seconds ( up-converted 4K )
Format : HD


Planned by VATICANOCHICO // MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Chile 

Sponsored by  Nomura Foundation 

Supported by Embassy of Japan in Chile ( Agency for Cultural Affairs Japan )

Special thanks : Abraham chaparro /  Rogger Chaparro Pate / Hodeaus Villarroel Barria / Francisca Sanchez / Ignacio Gumucio / Francisco Brugnoli

Opening on Friday 7 of September in MAC Quinta Normal (Santiago, Chile) at 19:30 hrs.

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FRIENDSHIP is a mysterious island at the Archipiélago de las Guitecas (Chile) which does not exist on the map. 

People from the south know the island by rumors that link FRIENDSHIP to 

miraculous healings and OVNI phenomena.


Toto Island is part of the same archipelago to which Shingo travelled with an improvised manual for basic communication,

containing ready made phrases in Spanish regarding the purpose of his trip.

The manual, an old radio and his video camera would be the only means to establish contacts and collect information 

on the Friendship enigma.

¿Sabe usted algo de la isla Friendship? (What Do You Know About Friendship Island?)  

FRIENDSHIP es una misteriosa isla del archipiélago de las Guaitecas (Chile) que no está en el mapa pero 

que la gente al sur de Chiloé conoce por rumores que la vinculan a sanaciones milagrosas 

y seres extraterrestres.




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 « I was here and Everyone is here » Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC, Santiago, Chile ( 2012 ) *


« Videoart at Midnight #67: Shingo Yoshida » BABYLON, Berlin ( 2015 )


« Backdrop Atlas » online Project ( 2015 )

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