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Walking into Ken + Julia Yonetani’s “Wishes” is like stepping into a bad dream. The room is illuminated by hanging chandeliers, their green light eerily flickering against black walls, as Disney’s “It’s a Small World” repeatedly plays in the background. This first Tokyo solo show for the husband-and-wife team Ken and Julia Yonetani is a visual comment on nuclear power that invites visitors to tread the fine line between fear and beauty.

Ken + Julia Yonetani’s past works have explored a number of environmental and political issues — including climate change-induced coral bleaching (“Sweet Barrier Reef,” 2009), the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute (“Senkaku,” 2013) and unsustainable agricultural practices (“The Last Supper,” 2014) — and their viewpoint and unusual installations have gained acclaim overseas, having exhibited in Australia, Germany and France.

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