The J. Letzel’s oval in a peaceful site

Hon-komatsu andesite, Synthetic rubber, Steel, Wood, Plant seeds, Pieces of old books
180×300×360 (h)cm

If you stand on the edge of the hill, where pottery fragments of the Jomon period have been unearthed, a scenery of terraced hills that interweaves humanity and nature spreads before you. What did people of the distant past see from this place?
Stuffing the interior of the elliptical ring thickness with full of plant seeds and pieces of paper from a Japanese text on local topography written in the early eighth century. I offered up the sculpture with only the weight of the natural stone at the edge of a barley field. By linking a simple form to the place it stands in, I wanted to call forth the animistic life force that is hidden in the soil.