Fleurieu Kigo

Title: Fleurieu Kigo

Type: Art Essay

Role: Writer/Director/Camera/Editor

Running Time: 3 minutes 46 seconds

Synopsis: Short film essay about summer in the Fleurieu Penninsula.

About This Project: In Japanese poetry writing, there is a wonderful thing called “Kigo”. A Kigo is a word or phrase associated with a particular season, used to convey the sort of setting of your poem without wasting time saying “in the summer”.
I was thinking about Japanese summer Kigo and wondering how they would be different for where I live.