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August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 28

Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 August Daytimes we go out and about in Kyoto. It’s still baking hot (35-37 degrees) and heavily humid. The first day is largely “wasted” by visiting the Emporer’s Imperial Palace (closed) and Nijo Castle (closed), … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 27

Downtime in Tokyo: knocking these posts out now to wrap this up before we get home and it all goes stale. Monday 20 August Heather and I leave Sugoshicho behind and head for Kyoto. The afternoon is spent finishing off the … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 25

Some ambient shots of Sugoshicho. Apologies in advance for the overhead power-cable obsession:

August 26, 2018
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Project Japan 24

Continuing directly on from my last post. The scene: Carl and Sueko Boland’s house in Sugoshicho, Japan. Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August As part of the Resonant Interval show at Gallery G-77 in Kyoto—on Friday 24 August to be … Continue reading

August 25, 2018
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Project Japan 23

Apart from a couple of quickies earlier today I’ve not posted here for a week. I cannot tell you how busy we’ve been. As I sit here typing this on a Saturday afternoon I am absolutely knackered, burned out, washed and … Continue reading

August 15, 2018
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Project Japan 18

A sort of day off. Next week we have another exhibition, this time in Kyoto. There are four of us showing: Heather and myself, obviously, Carl Boland, and an American artist named Matthew Fasone. Sueko Boland is going to document … Continue reading

August 15, 2018
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Project Japan 17

Arriving in Osaka from Sapporo yesterday afternoon was like arriving on another planet: baking hot and humid, absolutely heaving, a far higher number of foreigners (not just Westerners but Chinese and Korean), and far more tourist-oriented: there were over 11 … Continue reading

August 14, 2018
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Project Japan 16

The last couple of days in Sapporo were actually pretty hectic. Then – BANG – we’ve packed up and left and I’m writing this from a hotel room in Osaka. A bit like someone suddenly changing channels on the TV … Continue reading

August 12, 2018
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Project Japan 14

Having the exhibition up and running has given us a bit of breathing space, although I’ve still got loads to do. I am still working on the video for the Kyoto show, but the off-the-cuff installation video for Heather’s Pocket Remains … Continue reading

August 11, 2018
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Project Japan 12

Following on from my last post, here’s the video: And here are the interpretation boards (thanks Chiami!): Finally, on the way in: