Akane Takayama's DOG Sculpture Installation of 2010 has been an extremely popular public art work. People from all over the world have seen this innovative and incisive sculpture. If you wish to read her blog about the DOG Sculpture and see all the images gathered, the children's work and their messages of hope, then click here DOG BLOG
You can also see how the DOGs are made in the instructional videos posted on this site, just click on components in the left hand menu.
Akane's work is highly valued and much respected. On this site you can see some of her sculpture work, look at the drawings she produces and some of her photography. The collage work is also very popular and Takayama has been in demand to produce imagery for many media organisations.
See also the Japanese Language Film about this installation entitled "Sotoko and Her DOG"