The viewer him/herself enters this virtual world where they can explore and play. Hakoniwa, a pun
combining the words for “box” and “garden”, is indeed the perfect environment for the playful creativity
that the piece inspires.
After your face is 3D scanned, you fall through the sky as a character of the world where you quickly
adopt the funny exercises of the other citizens such as dancing around and occasionally dropping your
face on the ground. Simple controls allow for interaction with other characters and their environment as
the cycle of life creation and destruction keep the world in a state of constant change.