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SET NORTH FOR JAPAN (74 °33’ 2")
NAKASATO, JAPAN, 2000

Located at the periphery of the grounds of Nakasato Junior High School, the is a full scale reconstruction of the artist’s London terraced house reduced to a metal frame outline with its roof partially submerged into the ground. The structure rises up on a displaced angle, maintaining its exact English perpendicular and horizontal orientation to True North, without regard to the local geography.