A Franco-German artist is tasked reinterpreting an iconic symbol of Japanese culture. The torii gate is usually seen outside of Shinto shrines as a marker designating an entrance into a sacred space. 144 more words
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Japan is a country full of symbolism.
Perhaps the most well known symbol of Japan is Mount Fuji, but there are many others.
Red is a very symbolic colour in Japan, from the red setting sun on the national flag to the colour of the gates of shinto shrines. 125 more words