a piece of forest

Photo by MIYAMOTO Takenori + SENO Hiromi


About the artwork

There is a bright forest of beech trees here, offering a clear view. Thirteen swings made using white chairs are set up along the slope of the forest, attached at various angles and heights. Because the heavy chairs are strung up by eight-meter long wires, they sway slowly and comfortably as though flying. Visitors can sit in the chairs and feel closer to the light through the trees, smell the fallen leaves or just leave their body to the wind and feel the earth. If you sit on them with friends, you can enjoy the view of the forest as if it is a big room, where white shadows pop out, cutting across your view in the distance.


Artwork no. T205
Production year 2009
Area Tokamachi
Village Iketani
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