Tagged: Teshima

Big Bambu - Teshima - 13

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 Daffodils - 8

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...

Shima Kitchen

Shima Kitchen

  On Monday, we went to spend the day on Teshima, partly for the Setouchi Triennale, partly for the Karato matsuri, and of course, going to Karato means going to Shima Kitchen:     We didn’t have lunch there, but it doesn’t matter, it remains...

Fall Matsuri are coming

Fall Matsuri are coming

  It’s October, rice is getting harvested, the weather is cooler and… the fall matsuri are coming! I don’t know in other less rural parts of Japan, but here on Shikoku, the fall matsuri are kinda of a big deal. Sometimes called harvest matsuri, they’re...

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...

1 - Seto Inland Sea from Teshima

July Afternoon on Teshima

  So, on Monday, despite a temperature of about 35°C (which means that it felt like pretty much 40°C) we went to spend the day on Teshima. The reason of that small trip will be revealed in a few days and posts. Meanwhile, here is...

Teshima Art Museum

Teshima Art Museum

    It’s been more than one year since I visited the Teshima Art Museum for the first time, so maybe it’s time that I tell you about it, isn’t it? And actually it won’t be just one post but a series of posts. The...