The Ascension of Kaguya-hime
Bamboo, cable, rice straw rope: Kamiyama, Japan
Project Site: Giant bamboo grove on the Okwi Gawa River.
Project City: Kamiyama
Project Prefecture: Tokushima, Shikoku
Project Country: Japan
Photo Credit: Cameron Hockenson
A temporary installation encompassing one acre of bamboo forest along the Okui Gawa (River). Paths, portals, and suspended planes of bambo create a spatial experience that references 'Taketori no Okina' (Tale of the Bamboo Cutter). Artist's Open Atelier. Kamiyama Artist in Residence Program.