NAKED to Open Immersive Night Experience at Heian Jingu in Kyoto

09.December.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

Creative company NAKED has released the details of an upcoming immersive night experience at Kyoto’s Heian Jingu, one of the most well-known temples in Japan. The event will take place from December 15 until December 30, and will fill the temple grounds with colorful lights and new experiences as the new year approaches. The first of these Yoru Mo-de experiences took place at Toyokawa Inari, and the event attracted over 20,000 people in its 10-day run. 

 

Given the state of the world and the current pandemic, NAKED has found a way to attract people to a new kind of night worship that provides a safe and secure way to visit shrines and temples. By using their projection mapping technology and art installations to highlight the beauty of these Japanese locales, guests can experience something truly special in the midst of these difficult times. 

 

The popular NAKED Flower Cleansing, which broadcasts realistic flower projections into guests’ hands, will have a Heian Jingu update for the event. Guests will also be able to hold the NAKED Distanced Lanterns, which will illumate the ground as people explore the grounds. Sounds and light will combine to create an entirely new world, and visitors will also be shown the history of Heian Jingu through a new projection mapping show. NAKED’s DANDELION PROJECT will also be installed at the site, inviting visitors to send wishes of love and peace to other installations around the world. 

 

Selected Works

The Illuminated Outenmon Gate, an Important Cultural Property

NAKED Flower Cleansing

NAKED Distanced Lanterns

Illuminated Grounds -Echoes of Light-

Projection Mapping –Hanamusubi

Taiheikaku -Corridor of Light-

DANDELION PROJECT Heian Jingu

 

 

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