Artist creates giant dinosaur sculptures using rice straw in Japan

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 4, 2015, 10:29 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 11:01 pm IST
They were made through a technique similar to the method used to build thatched cottages
Visitors checking out one of the dinosaur sculptures at the Wara Art Festival in Japan. (Picture Courtesy: Twitter)
 Visitors checking out one of the dinosaur sculptures at the Wara Art Festival in Japan. (Picture Courtesy: Twitter)

The Wara Art Festival in Japan got a Jurassic Park makeover, thanks to Amy Goda. The aspiring local artist crafted elaborate dinosaur sculptures out of wooden frames and rice straw, which have become an instant hit with the visitors.

 

Picture Courtesy: Twitter

Picture Courtesy: Twitter

Goda used a technique that is similar to the method used to build thatched cottages for creating these sculptures. This makes the structures stable enough for visitor interaction.

Picture Courtesy: Twitter

Picture Courtesy: Twitter

Those who want to catch a glimpse of these awesome sculptures visit the Uwasekigata Park in Niigata City’s Nishikan Ward, where they will remain until the beginning of November.

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