- Progress in the restoration of "Wolf pictures" undertaken by Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku: article in Kahoku Shimpo (2015/4/16)
Exhibition “Reviving Ofunato”: article in Iwate Nippo. (2015/3/16)
- Tohkai Shimpo local news report (2015/02/17)
- Maps are now included on article pages. (2015/02/17）
- It is now possible to leave a comment. (2015/02/07）
- Report in Yomiuri Shimbun (Miyagi prefecture version). (2015/01/31）
- Update of the events page (2015/01/20）
“Landscape and the mind, a project for creating scenery”.
This is a project which aims to retain the fragmented memories of the homes and scenery that was lost in the Tohoku region before the disaster; these will be reproduced through video and art representation. The foundation of our culture is the landscape that remains forever in our hearts, but we intend to preserve the long nurturing history of the area as well as the harmony between man and nature.
In order for us to revive that memory and for us all to move forward and re-build we would like to offer tips and contributions.
Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku Public Collaboration Center – Professor Junji Ito
Feeling alive, feeling numb Feeling alive, feeling numbThough it is important to cherish the landscape as it was, the inherent landscape changes as time passes. Nature draws new landscapes on a large canvas and, in that, there is an artistic value. Kazuhira OnishiDistinguished Professor, Tokyo City University Research Institute Born April 4th 1943 in Matsue […]
First scenery of Contrast First scenery of ContrastWhen hearing the words “First scenery” the first thing that springs to mind is the town where I was born and raised, Kamakura, a beachside town scattered with Temples and Shrines. Another strong memory is the house in Tokyo where my parents came from and where I would […]
Peninsula PeninsulaIn my home town, Kyushu, there is an island called Shikano where the Golden Seal was excavated; however, for me it is the peninsula that surrounds the Hakata bay, where the land seems to look outward, that stands out. For me I can trace the inspiration for many of my works back to this […]
Landscape and Time Landscape and TimeMusicians craft time. As a musician, among the various things that come to mind, there are specific images that aid in creation. From long ago come landscapes that have been burned into my memory: old streets, towns that I played in, islands I camped on. Landscapes change with time, but […]
Panel discussion and screening of selected footage from various places within Fukushima; utilizing the collected materials of Tohoku’s scenery and living; and introducing the works that are connected to the theme of the mind. Title“The reconstruction of scenery and mind” (Sendai Mediatheque) Date2015/2/2-4 LocationMiyagi prefecture, Sendai, Sendai Mediatheque Coordinates38.265521, 140.865523
“Reviving Ofunato” is a film that is part of a new project which showcases video footage from Ofunato, and a discussion concerning the landscape and reconstruction that was conducted as a part of Tohoku’s reconstruction efforts. Title”The reconstruction of scenery and mind” (Marunochi hall) Date2014/10/24 LocationTokyo, Chiyoda ward, Marunochi hall Coordinates35.681183, 139.76377
Using collected video footage from Minamisanriku an event was conducted for the evacuees from the district to share memories and view footage. There was also a request for any new footage. TitleMeeting to talk about the old days (temporary housing in the forest of Minamisanrikuheisei) Date2014/10/15 LocationMiyagi prefecture, Minasanriku, temporary housing in the forrest of […]
Using collected video footage from Ofunato an event was conducted for the evacuees from the area to to share stories and memories from the town, as well as to watch the film “Reviving Ofunato” which is a montage of all the collected footage. TitleMeeting to talk about the old days (Sato house in Ofunato) Date2014/7/19 […]