Amy Goda, an aspiring artist currently studying art in Niigata Prefecture, has taken the leftover straw after the harvest and fashioned some pretty awesome straw sculptures that might make you think the land is alive.
Amy’s sculptural muse this year was dinosaurs, as she created two amazing and huge pieces of art. If you happened to be driving in the countryside of Niigata and saw either of these two dinosaurs, you might have thought some kind of black magic had animated the straw into fearsome beasts.
Although the straw statues have been dismantled since the beginning of November 2015, we hope that next year Goda will continue to create beautiful works of art at Uwasekigata Park in Niigata City’s Nishikan Ward.
People in Japan are going crazy for straw art
We visited Fukui Station to see the dinosaurs! No Chris Pratt, but the Dino Doctor was in!
Fukui Station, the upcoming Shinkansen station, is also home to roaring dinosaurs!