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Setouchi Triennale 2016 on Teshima

A few days after visiting Inujima and Teshima, we went to… Teshima! Again. However, it’s a different “we”. This time, I didn’t go with my family, but with my friend Cathy Hirano, who also co-writes an awesome blog about Takamatsu and its surroundings. It goes...

Setouchi Triennale 2016 on Inujima

The day before, instead of returning to Takamatsu, we spent the night in Tonosho port on Shodoshima (I’m directing you to a previous post if you’re not sure what I’m talking about). The reason was simple; the goal was to go to Inujima and this...

Distant Memory

    Distant Memory by Chiharu Shiota is one of the permanent artworks in the Setouchi area that have been around since 2010. It can be found on Teshima, in the village of Kō.    

Big Bambú on Teshima

  When most people hear the words Japan, Art and Island, the first thing that comes to their mind is Naoshima. And it is true that Naoshima was the first “art island.” A little more than 20 years ago, museums and art installations started popping...

Ogijima’s Daffodils

  Before the Setouchi Triennale, Ogijima was “famous” (locally only) for one thing and one thing only: its daffodils. At the end of winter, like everywhere else, the island’s daffodils are in bloom, and they do attract a lot of visitors from Takamatsu. Nowadays, as...

Glimpses of Teshima

Glimpses of Teshima

  As I didn’t really visit Teshima at all during the first two sessions of the Setouchi Triennale earlier this year, I went twice in October. Here are a handful of pics before more detailed posts to come:     I finally got to see...

Bamboo

Bamboo

    I have yet to see Doug and Mike Starn’s Big Bambú as a finished work. I blame the current heat wave that is over Japan for that (yesterday was the day with the highest temperature ever recorded in Japan; 41°C in Kochi, about...