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SETOUCHI

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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Apr 18, 2015
Porn is in the iPhone of the beholder
"Her lips languorous like a loose-wound spool, the fragrance of her perfume reaching to the skies. And how lovely when she moves, swaying back and forth. ... When compared to this creature, a man's wife can hardly seem more than a salted fish past its prime!"
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Sep 9, 2013
Renovating business and hope in Onomichi
The city of Onomichi in the southeastern part of Hiroshima Prefecture, which looks out to the Seto Inland Sea, has a rich and long tradition as a hub of trade. During the Edo Period (1603-1867), it prospered as a key docking point for domestic ships peddling goods, and from the early 20th century it...
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jul 29, 2013
Architecture and art of a Setouchi summer
In 1988, Soichiro Fukutake, then president and representative director of Fukutake Publishing (now Benesse Corporation), approached architect Tadao Ando and told him that he wanted to create a 'utopia' in Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jul 29, 2013
Film, music and Moomins: events at Setouchi Triennale 2013
Though Setouchi is often referred to as an 'art festival,' there are plenty of other events taking place across the islands, including lectures, theater performances and concerts.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jul 29, 2013
Recommendations for Setouchi Triennale island hoppers
This year more than 150 new artworks are being introduced at the Setouchi Triennale, making a total of around 200 pieces in the islands' collection.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: ARCHITECTURE
Jul 29, 2013
Kenzo Tange centennial celebrations
Kenzo Tange, one of the most significant Japanese architect of the 20th century, was born 100 years ago this year. Tange spent much of his childhood in Imabari, Ehime Prefecture, on the Seto Inland Sea, and all of the most significant of his early works dating from the 1950s, from the Hiroshima Peace...
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CULTURE / Books
Jun 16, 2013
Historical biography captures the spirit of early feminist Japan
Time distorts, concealing the individual drops of humanity within the great tide of history. "Beauty in Disarray" attempts to reveal one such individual threatened to be lost in time, a woman named Noe Ito. In telling Ito's tragic story, biographer Harumi Setouchi (now known by her Buddhist name Jakucho)...
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Apr 30, 2013
Hall of fame: Toyo Ito, Sou Fujimoto, Setouchi, OMA
With Toyo Ito winning this year's Pritzker Prize last month — “architecture's Nobel” — Japan's architects continue to bestride the international architectural world as colossi.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 28, 2013
Unearthing the Seto Inland Sea's social landscapes
Whenever traveling directly from one island in the Seto Inland Sea to another, I sense threads holding each one to the other. Perhaps this is a vestige of the trade routes that traversed the 700-plus islands in this scenic region between Hiroshima and Osaka. As sea trade waned in postwar Japan, these...

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