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Les Archives du coeur

Address: 2801-1, Teshimakarato, Shozu-gun, Tonosho-cho 761-4662, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 879-68-3555
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Tonosho-cho
4.0 of 5 stars 22 Reviews
Type: Art Museums, Outdoors
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Okayama-shi, Okayama, Japan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I've never thought about that each people have deferent heart sound like face or body or thoughts. So I got new experience at this museum which was nice. I am not 100percent sure that anybody would enjoy here though. I love more the small beach if front of this. Just lay down and think about the heart beat!

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73 reviews 73 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

By playing heartbeat sound in a dark room, the art work is trying to stimulate the thinking of life force. ok, I got it. but the concept is nothing new, nor inspiring. I thought the setting should be able to amplify the audience's heartbeats in someway so that audience could hear the heartbeats in the dark room right away. that's... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This work of the French artist Christian Boltanski is one the most exciting and beautiful works of conceptual art in the world. He decided to preserve the heartbeats of over 35,000 people. In The Heart Archive you can listen and feel the archived heartbeats housed within a specially designed touring booth and you can also record your own heartbeat (archived... More 

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