Tagged: Bengal island

Bengal Island: The Week After

  I didn’t think I was going to tell you about Bengal Island again this soon, but yesterday I went to Takamatsu Sunport and to my surprise, I saw that they hadn’t finish dismantling Bengal Island’s site yet (I’m guessing that they fell behind schedule...

Four Mirrors

  As I mentioned in the post narrating Bengal Island‘s closing ceremony, the final moment was Four Mirrors, a dance performance by the students of Nihon University College of Art under the direction of Jyunichi Kurakake. If you’ve followed me during my visits to Bengal...

Bengal Island: The End

  Last night, we waved goodbye to Bengal Island and the summer session of the Setouchi Triennale. Here is a small report about this eventful and emotion rich evening. When I got there at around 4pm, pretty much everyone was getting ready to head to...

Traditional Japanese Boat Launching in Takamatsu

  On Saturday, the traditional Japanese boat that was built at Bengal Island was launched. For reasons beyond my control (I had to work that morning, when I usually don’t work on Saturday mornings these days… Grrrr…) I couldn’t attend. I’m not too happy about...

Farewell Bengal Island…

Farewell Bengal Island…

    Those were 44 unforgettable days. Once again, the biggest thank you to all who make it happen. Cheers. (and don’t worry, I will talk about it a few more times on the blog, especially about this last day that was rich in emotions...

Bangladeshi Dinghy Launch in Takamatsu

  Almost two weeks ago (sorry for the delay, but you know how life has this nasty tendency to get in the way at times), an event both very official and quite confidential happened in the Takamatsu marina. I’m talking about the launch of the...

Bengal Island – August 18

  On August 18, the Bengal Island project was almost a month old. The place has now become very familiar and I’m starting to have my habits there. There are certain booths where I could spend hours, some others where I rarely stop. I can’t...