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自分の持つ様々な経験を通して、様々なコミュニティを表現できることは、とって大きな喜びです。最近のブログでは、住んでいた高知県を中心に、日々の生活の様子を紹介しています。このブログのテーマに沿って、日本のさまざまな田舎のコミュニティや環境を紹介したいと思い、香川県にたどり着きました。香川県は高知のすぐ北に位置し、私のお気に入りの県のひとつです。美味しいうどんや美しい庭園で知られていますが、香川県を訪れたのは瀬戸内国際芸術祭(Setouchi Triennale)のためでした。

Part 5: The Hidden Communities of Japan Art Islands (English)

Being able to describe different communities through the variety of experiences that I have is something that gives me lots of joy. In recent blog posts I mainly focused on Kochi Prefecture, which is where I lived, and my day-to-day life. In line with the theme of the blog, I want to share different rural communities and environments in Japan which leads me to Kagawa Prefecture. One of my favourite Prefectures in Japan, Kagawa Prefecture is located just north of Kochi.  While known for its delicious udon and beautiful gardens, what brought me here was the  Setouchi Triennale.  One day, I was chatting to a friend of mine who lives in Tokyo, and she made an off-handed comment about this Art Festival that happens in Kagawa. She said it is held every three years, and it runs over three seasons (Spring, Summer and Autumn). I was intrigued, so I did a bit of research and discovered that it was happening that year. That was all I needed to hear, and I started planning my trip to