Posts Tagged ‘rubber duck’

The 2012 Aqua Metropolis Osaka Festival offered a series of delights, including a giant inflatable kokeshi doll produced by the artist collective Yotta Groove.  There’s something both benign and menacing about the cute blankness of the kokeshi doll when it’s magnified to kaiju proportions.  Yotta Groove wasn’t the only collective active at the Aqua Metropolis […]


In addition to Yanobe Kenji’s magnificent Torayan exhibit, the 2009 Aqua Metropolis Osaka event had a lot to offer, including community art displays, installations that emphasized the potential of recyclable materials, lots of information about the history of water use and management in Osaka, and — to top it all off — a giant, yellow, […]