a new home

last Thursday tsunami 2 was presented to the new principal of the school in Minami Sanruki that i visited 2 years ago. This school no longer has a school. The buildings have gone… although the GPS in the hire car says it is still there as it does with many locations ghosts hovering in a virtual landscape Instead this school shares the buildings with another school. next year the school itself will be merged with other schools. What makes a school? Its buildings or its teachers and students? anyway…. i presented tsunami 2 to the new principal… explaining that it…

Tsunami 1 and 2

Three years ago i went to Minima Sanruki, a small village on the east coast of Japan, with Polyglot Theatre.This village had stood in the way of a giant wave. (You can read more about that visit here) At the time i picked up a piece of black rope, a remnant of a place, a time, an event.and bought it back with me. On reflecting on my experience I wovewhat i called Tsunami.   In 5 days i will be returning to Minami Sanrukiagain with Polylgot I was sitting in my studio starring at the piece of rope that was leftwondering what…