Japanese Art Festival Hosts World’s Largest Drawing Inside 40-Foot Inflatable Dome

The inside of a 40 foot inflatable dome becomes the site of a massive drawing by Brazilian-born Japanese artist Oscar Oiwa as part of the 2016 Setouchi Triennale. The International Art Festival will be spread across 12 islands in Japan and will include 68 works by world-renowned artists, designers, and architects in hopes of bringing life and excitement to the aging islands. Visitors eager to view the artworks can hop on a ferry from the mainland and learn about the different island’s culture in the process. In order to view Oiwa’s immersive art installation “Oiwa Island 2,” guests will have to walk through a soy sauce factory before finding themselves surrounded by a black and white drawing of a detailed Setouchi landscape complete with skies, a forest, and a cottage on a seashore. Oiwa Island 2 will be open throughout the Triennale through April 17th, from July 18 through September 4th for the summer, and October 8th through November 6th for the fall.

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