Setouchi: the Seto Inland Sea, its islands and coastal areas.

Yellow Pumpkin on Naoshima

A Guide for Naoshima

  You may be wondering why I don’t write a guide about Art Setouchi and its islands here, especially because I wrote one in French. Well, time is the main reason. There’s another reason now. Dru at Hinomaple has started writing and I helped a...

Team Ogi Workshop - 8

Flag Painting Workshop with Team Ogi

  There are two aspects of the Setouchi Triennale that I seldom talk about on this blog – mostly because until recently I rarely had the occasion to attend them, and as far as visitors are concerned, they’re rarely aware of them and only stumble upon...

Pors and Rao

Someone’s Coming by Pors & Rao on Shodoshima

  Today, We’re starting our series of interviews for the Setouchi Triennale 2016… At last…. (yes, I know I’m a bit late, I was hoping to have some ready for the Spring session, but I’ve been busier than expected with too many things). We’re starting with Pors...

Seppuku Pistols in Megijima Port - 2

Seppuku Pistols in Megijima

The first time I saw and heard about the Seppuku Pistols was last March, when they performed for the opening ceremony of the Setouchi Triennale  2016 on Ogijima. At the moment, the heat is a bit too intense to go island hopping much. However, a...

Ogijima Matsuri 2016 - 07

Ogijima Matsuri, 2016

  So, on Sunday on Ogijima happened something that only happens every two years; its Summer matsuri! Of course, I was there. If you want some background information about it, let me invite you to read my post about the matsuri of two years ago....