Tagged: Awashima

Awashima Artist Village

In 2010, the City of Mitoyo and the Prefecture of Kagawa teamed up to turn the old Awashima Junior High School into an artist residence. The former school was renamed Awashima Artist Village (or more precisely Awashima Artist’s Village – Japan wouldn’t be the same...

Awashima National Sailor School

For 90 years, from 1897 to 1987, on Awashima was the National Sailor School that – perpetuating the tradition of the Shiwaku islands – trained the best civilian sailors of Japan in the 20th Century. Today, in addition to its rich history, this 19th Century...

Public Art on Awashima

  One of the many cute things on Awashima (an island I really advise you to visit in Western Kagawa) are the various art installations here and there on the island. They’re not related to Art Setouchi at all, and they have been there for...

Setouchi Triennale Advice and Tips

  Update: The Setouchi Triennale 2016 has ended. However, some of these tips are valid if you plan on visiting Art Setouchi (that is the permanent artworks that are part of the Triennale). Most of them will also be valid in 2019. Look out for...

Awashima Saltworks

  Today, a small retrospective of an artwork from the Setouchi Triennale 2013.     It’s Awashima Saltworks (粟島製塩所) by Koji Yamamoto.     The following video (not by me) will give you a better idea of what this installation was all about:    ...