ETAT2018 was finished
51 days, Sun 29 July to Sun 17 Sep 2018
(Tokamachi city/Tsunan town, Niigata Prefecture, 760㎢)
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Executive Committee
NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organization
Hideyo Hanazumi (Governor of Niigata Prefecture)
Yoshifumi Sekiguchi (Mayor of Tokamachi city)
Haruka Kuwabara（Mayor of Tsunan town）
Soichiro Fukutake (Director, Fukutake Foundation)
Fram Kitagawa (Art Director)
Taku Satoh (Graphic Designer)
Representative Director, CEO, Oisix.daichi Inc)
Designed by architect, Hiroshi Hara, the building was opened in 2003 as a place for exchange people, products and information. In conjunction with the ETAT2012, it was re-opened as Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE. The museum serves as a gateway to the Echigo-Tsumari region with artworks inspired and representing topography, history, villages, fields, closed schools and abandoned houses, and food.
Matsudai Nohbutai is a few minutes walk from Matsudai station on the Hokuhoku Line. This building serves as an innovative platform for connecting art and agriculture, comprising a visitor information center, gallery, restaurant and museum shop, and is a significant piece of contemporary architecture in its own right.
Sansho House is a unique accommodation built from 50 year old renovated wooden school building. Guests can sleep in hand-crafted wooden beds arrange in the former classrooms. Staff members with thorough local knowledge eagerly await for your visit.
This experimental work, where you can experience the artist's art world, is architecture without a parallel to anywhere in the world. House of Light was conceived as a guesthouse for meditation, which Turrell took the concept from Junichiro Tanizaki's essay In Praise of Shadows. The idea came across the artist's mind to incorporate his media, lights,
The gymnasium of a former Kiyotsukyo primary school has been tranformed into a space of gallery and warehouse of artworks. The opening exhibition "four artists: materials and hands" is launched in conjenction with the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2015. The rest of the school building serves as an information centre as well as a platform for "Kiyotsuya" - a food project operated by a joint team between Tokyo Denki University and Kyoritsu Women's university during ETAT2015.
Kamigo Junior High School closed in 2012 re-opens as a base for performing arts. This is a resident, space for practice and stage to present performances. Artists stays and lead satoyama life-style and learn through collaboration with local people and complete their performances. A unique restaurant runs and "is performed" by local women engaging with customers serves local delicacies.
“The flow of the river is ceaseless” By Minao Shibata, produced by Takeshi Kobayashi: The Birth of Songs. The musician Takeshi Kobayashi will re-arrange notes composed by Minao Shibata and produce an alternative music with an orchestra and chorus group.
Neon Dance is an internationally recognised dance company that produces exciting, collaborative work for the stage and screen.
Opens within Echigo-Tsumari "Kamigo Clove Theater" in the space of Kamigo Junior High School, this is a "performing restaurant" where local women cooks wonderful dishes and serve them according to script.
A guided bus tour which runs everyday during the festival and takes you to visit artworks recommended by the festival’s executive committee. Enjoy a special lunch created by Fumio Yonezawa. Highly recommended.Booking will be available from end Jan 2018 (tbc).
About Access to Echigo-Tsumari, Please check bellow at official PC site.See Access to Echigo-Tsumari