Pavillon / Papillon

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About the artwork

The artist’s plan was to create a pavilion which can also be utilised as a Noh or Kyogen stage. Reflective material was used for the roof, based on the image of butterfly wings or a kaleidoscope. The artist’s intent was to create a visual overlap of the scenery of the nearby satoyama and beautiful actors’ costumes on the stage. In the winter, the roof can be folded vertically in preparation for the heavy snowfall.

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Artwork no. T112
Production year 2006
Admission ETAT Passport or Special ticket
Area Tokamachi
Village Gejo
Open dates From the late April (It will be open after snow season) to the beginning of November
Venue Near Shinmei Waterfront Park
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