Monocolumn: Better Living Through Artistry

Monocolumn: Better Living Through Artistry

The Setouchi International Art Festival combines world-class art with revitalising the neglected island communities of Japan.

  • 22 july 2010

Monocolumn is Monocle’s daily bulletin of news and opinion. Catch up with previous editions here.

Monocolumn- Better living through artistry

It is difficult to know which is more surprising. The presence of a shimmering installation of mirrored glass coiled across the interior of a ramshackle old farm shed. Or the fact that at its entrance sits an unusually fresh-faced young girl with a straw hat and a pair of dungarees – a distinct anomaly in Japan’s ageing rural community where most people are pushing 80.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.