Nighttime Illuminations at Shimogamo Shrine

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Shimogamo jinja — Tadasu no mori no hikari no matsuri” is held in Shimogamo shrine.

At the World Heritage Site of the Forest of Tadasu at Shimogamo Shrine, teamLab is going to exhibit the art piece “Resonating Trees — Forest of Tadasu at Shimogamo Shrine” by lighting up trees along the road approaching the shrine, as well as the art piece “Resonating Spheres — Forest of Tadasu at At the World Heritage Site of the Forest of Tadasu at Shimogamo Shrine, teamLab is going to exhibit the art piece “Resonating Trees — Forest of Tadasu at Shimogamo Shrine” by lighting up trees along the road approaching the shrine, as well as the art piece “Resonating Spheres — Forest of Tadasu at Shimogamo Shrine” by illuminating the inside of the tower gate.

The trees along the approach to the World Heritage Site of Shimogamo Shrine are brilliantly lit up. The light of each tree is autonomous, slowly breathing it shines brightly and then fades.
When visitors or animals come close to the trees, the light changes color and a tone color resonates out. Then, the light of the tree will resonate to the trees.
When a light resonates from the far end of the approach it signifies the presence of people or forest animals. Perhaps people will become more aware of the existence of other living things in the same space.

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Period : until 31st August 18h-21h30
Place : Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto (Shimogamo Izumikawa Cho 59, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606–0807)