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この家で ー 이 집에서 <in this house>
is a project collaborating with Bura-Takeno (a local community group hosting town walking tour in Takeno town) through Kinosaki International Arts Centre (KIAC) Artist-in-Residence Program.

Project history
Stage 1
• Research: 16-25 October 2020
• Creation: 10-25 February 2021
• Showing (performance installation):  26-27 February 2021 <>
• Film screening: 26 February 2022 <>

Stage 2
• Research 1: 14-21 July 2022
• Research 2: 24 November – 7 December 2022
• Showing (Story reading in Tatami room): March 2023 (TBC)





Guest artist
Sound reserach
Creation research


Naomi Ota
Won Young-Oh, Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey
Naomi Ota

Naomi Ota
Naomi Ota, Lee Euna
Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey
Masaya Kishimoto (actor)
Tomohiko Kyogoku (dancer/choreographer)
Mika Masuda (dancer/actor/writer)
Takashi Tamura (Saxophone player)
Risa Yamasaki (NPO Platz)

Chinami Yoda (Toyooka City Community Reactivation
Cooperator Squad)

Yuichiro Yoshida (General Incorporated Association POST)


Organization Credits Credits

Presented/produced by: Kinosaki International Arts Center (Toyooka City)
Co-presented by: Buratakeno Management Committee
In collaboration with the Takeno Tourism Association Center/
NPO Takeno Kazoku/ Colombia Coffeehouse/ Sumiyoshiya Historical Archive Museum/
Takeno Beach Neighborhood Council/ Nagomitee/ Guesthouse & Bar Hitotomaru
Production support: General Incorporated Association POST/ NPO Platz
Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan, fiscal year2020.


Photos ©igaki photo studio


Buratakeno special! A Walk Through the Space-Time Continuum “この家で- 이 집에서 <in this house>”

Moving image (5mins)
Production notes #01–#05 by Naomi Ota (Jp only)

“A long, long time ago the town of Takeno flourished as a port of call for the Kitamae ship. The streets from those days remain preserved in the town of Takeno.
Taking place at the maze-like path that spreads through town around a former ship owner’s residence, the Tanaka House,  Naomi Ota interviewed people living in Takeno and conducted a survey on the former Tanaka House. Along with collecting memories about the history of the “town” from people living there, she also gathered their thoughts on the present and future. Using those bits of conversation as clues, she has created prose, art, and sounds, and will be holding a work-in-progress showing of an installation performance. Pick up a map at the Takeno Tourism Association Center and go on a magical walk around town.”

The project was originally devised by an international cross-disciplinary team – Naomi Ota with Nottle Theatre Company (Korea) and Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphrey (Australia). Due to the unforeseen spread of COVID-19,  the international collaborators participated remotely by creating sound installation to set at the five wells that were indicated in the project’s original map for audience’s self-touring in the town. 




Film screening and ‘Meeting in Tatami room’
@Tanaka house in Takeno: 26 February 2022 <>

The performance installation ‘In this house’ was filmed by Shuhei Hatano (Film director).
KIAC, Naomi Ota, Shuhei Hatano and Bura-Takeno held a film screening and meeting with participants in Tanaka house.











Photos ©bozzo










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