Increibles esculturas con PAJA

“Wara” means rice-straw in Japanese

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Rice-straw is a by-product of the yearly rice harvest

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The straw is attached to wooden frames to provide stability and allow for greater size

The results are surprising

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Amy Goda studies art in Niigata Prefecture

Her incredible dinosaurs have attracted international attention

Various techniques are used to create the behemoths

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The method used to build thatched cottages is similar to that used for the sculptures

This makes for stable structures that visitors can interact with

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