Yayoi Kusama's 'Pumpkin' from 1994 had been on a pier on the island of Naoshima jutting out to sea yet was washed away during a typhoon last summer. After being rescued by locals and repaired, the sculpture has now been unveiled and is back to its former glory. Nearby, the Okayama Arts Summit 2022
entitled Do we dream under the same sky
, curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija, also considers community and participation as the triennale returns after its last edition in 2019 chose technology and fiction as major themes. There has been nothing imaginary about the past 3 years and this edition of the Art Summit aims to slow things down, and does so until November 27th.