japanese rice paddy art
jul 23, 2010
japanese rice paddy art


japanese historical figures warrior monk ‘benkei’ and warrior ‘ushiwakamaru engaging in their famous gozyou battle.
image via pinktentacle

annually, the rice fields of the aamori perfecture town of inakadate, japan are covered
with large scale characters as part of the japanese rice paddy festival. art submissions
from all over japan are accepted. then farmers strategically plant different types of rice
grains to achieve different hues, which results in various artistic images on the farmland.


‘benkei‘ detail
image via pinktentacle


‘benkei‘ at ground level
image via pinktentacle


ushiwakamaru
image via asahara777


ushiwakamaru
image via boko999


farmers maintaining ‘ushiwakamaru
image via ito1959


ushiwakamaru at ground level
image via boko999


samurai keiji maeda in yonezawa (yamagata prefecture)
image via spaland


samurai keiji maeda at at ground level
image via spaland

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