The Room Inside of the Room is an artwork by Oscar Oiwa that you can see on Ogijima. No, it’s not what you think, the picture’s orientation is indeed correct. Fun fact: last year, I got to write a few articles in a...
Category: Setouchi Triennale 2016
The Setouchi Triennale 2016 is held over three sessions, Spring (March 20 – April 17), Summer (July 18 – September 4) and Fall (October 8 – November 6) on 12 islands of the Seto Inland Sea in the Prefectures of Kagawa and Okayama, as well as in the ports of Takamatsu and Uno.
The twelve islands are:
Below you will find all the posts, articles and pictures pertaining to the Triennale. Enjoy.
Dream of Olive by Wang Wen-Chich The amazing bamboo construction is still standing in the valley of Nakayama on Shodoshima and will stay there until the bamboo is too old (then it’ll be dismantled, and hopefully a new incarnation will show up...
Well, it’s not because the Setouchi Triennale 2016 is over that it’s too late for a few more interviews of the artists that took part in it, is it? Recently, Esther Stocker and I exchanged a few e-mails about it, and she kindly answered a...
The Setouchi Triennale 2016 ended two and half months ago. It’s winter. Most remaining artworks are closed until the Spring. Preparations for the Setouchi Triennale 2019 are no more than some thoughts and ideas at the moment. However, I was given some documents debriefing the...
First of all, I want to wish everyone a very happy new year 2017. The blog is returning to its regular “schedule” after a small break (actually I didn’t “abandon” for the past couple of weeks, I did some behind the scenes changes which, I...
Good news! I went to Takamatsu Sunport last week (I can’t believe I hadn’t really been since the end of the Setouchi Triennale) and Lin Shuen Long‘s amazing artwork, Beyond the Border – the Ocean is still standing. I wasn’t sure what would...
An old lady and her Onba on Ogijima.
This week, one of the most moving artworks of the Setouchi Triennale 2016 was dismantled, and it made me really sad. Sure, it never was meant to be permanent, it’s somewhat short lifespan was actually part of the whole point, but I don’t know,...