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About the artwork

The site is a pocket park, a small space near the mouth of a tunnel, located beside a space for a snowplow making a U-turn. We mixed local rice hulls in polyester resin blocks and made an open-air theater, an unattended shop, and an instrument to measure the snowfall. Several different types of semi-transparent blocks were prepared by changing the percentage of hulls in the mixture, depending on their purpose. Scenery seen through the works seems processed and made into low-resolution images, compared to the rest of the scenery. In addition, the half-transparent edges of the work blur into the rich natural background, and the work, though having definite forms, somehow suggests a fantastic presence.

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Artwork no. T076
Production year 2003
Admission ETAT Passport or Special ticket
Area Tokamachi
Village Kuwagarazawa
Open dates From the late April (It will be open after snow season) to the beginning of November
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