Photo by T.Kuratani


About the artwork

The “Forest of Compasses,” which has been taken care of by local people throughout the year, is like a literary calendar for the people who have been surrounded by heavy snow for about six months. The artist measured the position of the culminating sun in every 1/24 year, and left the tracks of the sun in the forest. This works symbolized the coexistence of the earth, sun, nature and people, and this project is still ongoing.


Artwork no. T145
Production year 2006
Area Tokamachi
Village Kawaji
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