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Photo of Satoshi Nihikowa's 'Apple of Rabbits'  showing a ceramic apple made up entirely of small rabbits

Satoshi Nihikowa's 'Apple of Rabbits' (1991)

The first major display of Japanese Outsider Art in the UK is showing at the Wellcome Collection until 30 June. The 46 artists represented are residents and day attendees in social welfare institutions across Japan. Nicole Fordham Hodges went to see and experience the power which is 'Souzou'.