Site-specific survey conducted during the Rice Valley Project residence in the Nantan-shi forest, rice planters valley in the hinterland of Kyoto. The forest consists of foreign pinus planted after World War II and the destruction of the region's native forest. The native trees were essential for the cultivation of a local mushroom, which no longer exists. The forest is filled with trash.
In the work fallen pine logs of about 80kg were dragged by the artist during days of immersion in the forest. The trunks relocated and arranged horizontally formed a pendulum, balanced by stones. The reconstitution of the landscape demarcated the imposing pine and foreign intervention in the local organization.



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