A Pool of Memory

7/13-11/10, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)

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About the artwork

The artist recreates a swimming pool, captured in a photograph taken in the summer of 1971, in miniature size and made of the soils of Oakasawa at the Oakasawa Branch School of Tsunan Primary School that was closed in the spring of 2021. With light holography appearing in water, the artist draws the fragmented part of the scene at the time in the present space.

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Artwork no. M080
Production year 2022
Opening hours 10:00~17:00 (~16:00 on Oct and Nov)
Admission Akeyama Entrance Fee Adult: ¥800, Children 6-15 years old: ¥400
(Depending on the period, passports for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)
Closed Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays / Winter season
Area Tsunan
Village Oakasawa
Open dates 7/13-11/10, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)
Venue 154 Ooakazawa-cho, Tsunan-cho, Naka-uonuma-gun, Niigata, former Tsunan Elementary School Ooakazawa Branch School
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