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HAPPENINGText: Yurie Hatano

Various other spaces also surrounded the main floor besides the lounge space, and each desire was simultaneously piled up. By the side of live music, there was a live painting area by drawing artists such as Love, Doppel and nu:g by Emi Shiratori from Sapporo.

They concentrated very well even without taking their eyes off each canvas, and showed their individuality in their different methods. There was a holy atmosphere over a cross object, a collaboration work by OCHO with small round red lanterns by Micro Koubou. People also enjoyed other environment projects, exhibiting and DJs played at spaces until the next morning, Christmas eve day.

Watching, listening, feeling, touching, tasting, enjoying and thinking, each element was huge and at a high level. It also struck a root in Hokkaido. Although there was a big theme and background of feeling the earth, it was very comfortable event not to feel heaviness or limits. The reason might be in the attitude of the promoters of this event that they were trying to be in the same position as visitors and also in the pleasure that the artists feel in expressing themselves.

Closing to the end of Tree Of Lile, the Kami Nekkon tree at the lounge space was completed. Everyone’s desire or messages drawn by white markers became like snow falling on the tree. Silver cranes above the tree seemed to be carrying the desire to the green colored future.

Men are able to have a feeling of appreciation when they feel warm. If so, this creative space itself leading to such excitement must be the first step for gratitude to the earth, to say nothing of the concrete message “TREE OF LIFE” had.

Tree Of Lile
Date: December 23rd, 2005
Open: 18:00 – 6:00
Place: Sapporo Media Park SPICA
Ticket: Advance 3000yen, Day 4000yen

Text: Yurie Hatano
Photos: Sharima

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