Italian artists in Japan for Biwako Biennale

(AGI) Tokyo, Sept 19 - Three Italian artists have travelled toJapan to participate in the sixth Biwako Biennale near Kyoto.The artists, Barbara Crimella, Marta Fumagalli and RiccardoPirovano from Milan, were inspired by Land Art to create aninstallation on a hill overlooking the town of Omihachiman,home of the festival. The event takes place in severaltraditional buildings and natural spaces to raise awarenessabout the preservation of architecture and landscapes. Thereare a number of traditional buildings in the town where theBiennale is held, dating from the sixteenth century andpreserved by special government legislation.

(AGI) Tokyo, Sept 19 - Three Italian artists have travelled toJapan to participate in the sixth Biwako Biennale near Kyoto.The artists, Barbara Crimella, Marta Fumagalli and RiccardoPirovano from Milan, were inspired by Land Art to create aninstallation on a hill overlooking the town of Omihachiman,home of the festival. The event takes place in severaltraditional buildings and natural spaces to raise awarenessabout the preservation of architecture and landscapes. Thereare a number of traditional buildings in the town where theBiennale is held, dating from the sixteenth century andpreserved by special government legislation. The town alsohouses several buildings in Western style by American architectand entrepreneur V.M. Vories, who lived and worked inOmihachiman in the first part of the twentieth century.. .