Screening, talking about the past and sketches

On July 18th university lecturer Professor Ito, his assistants and students travelled to Ofuna City to establish the project “landscape and the mind, a project for creating scenery”. Members from the Ofunato Chamber of Commerce, local industry and residents attended a meeting where they could submit video footage to be used in the project. Some […]

Reviving Ofunato

A breakfast meeting and event was held at Ofunato Rias Hall, where local residents attended a panel discussion about the theme “Landscaping the scenery of their hometown” and to view exciting footage of the area, for the children there was a painting workshop. Another event was later held at a local center for the elderly […]

2014_3/19〜3/21 Ichinoseki, Kesennuma, Ofunato

Additional film, and old footage was collected from field partners. Other footage, focusing on the area including and around Ofunato, was shot in order to gain a better understanding of the area’s current state. ActivityField survey, shooting information and collecting footage from donors Year2014 Opening dateMarch 19 Closing dateMarch 21 LocationIchinoseki, Kesennuma, Ofunato Coordinates39.081901, 141.70853 […]

2014_2/26〜2/28 Ichinoseki, Sendai, Kesennuma, Ofunato

As previously arranged, we attended a meeting with the Restoration Map Center to investigate the contents of the collected materials. Furthermore, there was a workshop to collect photographic paintings and to devise a plan to document the current situation of the devastated coast through artwork. ActivityShooting, investigating sights for sketching Year2014 Opening dateFebruary 26 Closing […]

2013_2014/1/12〜1/14 Kesennuma, Rikuzentakata, Ofunato

We visited and shot the landscape of Kesennuma and Rikuzentakata, as well as went to the Ofunato marathon which has been in operation for over 50 years. There was also a meeting with local media and organisations to exchange opinions, plus another meeting with local businesses to explain current and future plans for the area […]

2013_12/7〜12/11 Sendai, Ishinomaki, Onagawa, Kesennuma, Rikuzentakata, Ofunato, Kamaishi

Business trip report: Ofunato – Rikuzentakata Marathon rally meeting Ofunato Athletic Association – Shirozaki (Deputy Director-General) Ofunato Board of Education – Kawauchi (Division chief, Lifelong learning Division) Ofunato Board of Education – Takahashi (Division chief, Public Relations) Using still images or video recordings, everything that is published belongs to the sponsors, Tokyo Geidai University also […]

Morioka – Early winter

Minoru Nitta’s work『Morioka Tohoku Japan』is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 international licence. 盛岡All