The Oracle – Hirohito video from Jason Schuler on Vimeo.

Created for the interactive museum exhibit, The Oracle. This video portrays an event in story of Iris Atalanta Lee, a luddite protester, beheaded by the British government. In 1945, Iris’s skull was allegedly smuggled into Japan, where it was given an audience with Emperor Showa (Hirohito).

Written by Eleanor Hutchins
Directed by Jason Schuler
Videography and editing by Keith Chandler
Performed by Estelle Lee and Kourtney Rutherford