Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs Art Festival

Two-weeks of special collaboration between Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs and Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

posted October 17, 2017
This special two-week will bring you to experience art presenting in different floors throughout Hikarie, join workshops and purchase ETAT2018 passport. In addition, check out the series of talk events inviting guest speakers with Fram Kitagawa, General Director of the festival.

Artworks will be presented in different floors in Hikarie building. Join stamp-rally to win a present.

Venue Different floor of Hikarie
Price Free

Workshop to make an artwork: join curving “Offerings from the earth”

Dates Weekdays: 13:00-15:00 / Sat, Sun, Holidays: 12:00-14:00
Venue 3F Deck on the east-side
Price JPY1000 (including material cost. artwork is available for taking away home)
Booking Booking is advised(※Can be joined on the day of your visit without reservation depending on availability)
Click here to book in advance.

ETAT 2018 passport on sale! Check out official products featuring photographs taken by Naomi Ishikawa.

Date Thursday 16 - Thursday 30 November 2017
Venue 5F ETAT pop-up shop
※ETAT2018 passport will be a voucher to exchange when the actual passport becomes available.
Echigo-Tsumari on-line shopphere to purchase online.

Series of talk events: discover everything about the festival from perspectives of different guest speakers!

Dates / Content Click here for details (in Japanese).
Venue Price Adult JPY1000 / free for children before school age
Booking Booking is essentialhere for booking.
*・・・indicates ETAT Official Supporter

Guest speakers (in “aiueo” order)

Hiroki Azuma

Born in 1971 in Tokyo. Specialised in contemporary philosophy, Studies of Culture and Representation, Information Society Studies. Completed PhD at Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo. Representative of Genron Co., Ltd. and editor-in-chief of “Genron”. Author of “Sonzaironteki, Yubinteki (Ontological, Postal) “ (Shinchosha / The 21st Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities), “Otaku: Japan's Database Animals” (KODANSHA LTD. Gendaishinsho), “quantum families” (Shichosha, the 23rd Mishima Yukio Prize), “Yowai Tsunagari” (Gentosha Inc.), “Genre 0 Philosophy of tourists” (Genron).

Toshiki Abe *

Representative of Ridilover Inc./Ridilover Incorporated Association
Set up “Ridiolover”, a platform for participants to organise a tour to share and present social issues in 2009 while being a stuent at the University of Tokyo. Registered members to operate exceeds 600 and has organised more than 150 different kinds of study tours to highlight social issues which have sent over 4000 people to experience those issues directly. He has provided school trips with public junior high schools in Tokyo as well as study tours for companies. He gives lectures on entrepreneurship to 1st and 2nd year students at Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo since 2012. He has been granted “Merit award of the 4th KDDI ∞ Labo” and “Tourism Secretary Award of the 2nd round of encouraging outbound travel by youth).

Mifuyu Ando *

Freelancer / writer
Her activities span in diverse fields from writing books, contributing to columns, planning products, providing commentaries, and appearing in promotion and events. She is an ambassador of KLM. The number of countries she has travelled reaches close to 60. She has been featured in major TV programs including “Jonetsu-Tairiku” (TBS) and “Nippon no Dilemma” (NHK E-TV). She wrote “Mirai wo ugokasu” (VOICE), “Study English abroad in Cebu for business person” (Toyo Keizai Inc.), “20-dai no uchi ni yaritai koto techo” (Discover). She runs a membership community, 《Wonderland》.

Teiya Iwabuchi

Biutsu Techo, editor-in-chief
Born in 1975 in Yokohama. Graduated from the department of economy, Keio University. After joining “Bijutsu Techo” editorial team in 2002, he became the sub editor-in-chief in 2007 before he took up the current position in 2008. He is a board member of Bijutsu Shuppan-sha Co., Ltd. He launched on-line version of “Bijutsu Techo” and “ART NAVI EX”, a portal site of exhibitions in 2017. He has engaged with the contemporary art scene through his appearance in talk events as well as being a member of judge of public calls.


Contemporary artist featuring “food” in his projects and artworks. After completing study and training at a cooking school and working for restaurants, he has started catering, producing cafes in art museums as well as run “food-themed” workshops and create artworks. He has presented his artworks highlighting food at ETAT, Aichi Triennale, Setouchi Triennale and Oku-Noto Triennale.

Kohey Takashima *

CEO of Oisix..daichi Inc.
Originally from Kanagawa. He is also CEO of “Gochimaru” which was jointly set up by Recruit and Oisix. Daichi. Co., Ltd. He has become a board member of NPO TABLE FOR TWO International in 2007 and actively expanded his activities to world food problem. After 311 in 2011, he became a founder and representative of Higashi-no-shoku-nokai to provide support with re-building of food industry in eastern Japan and is engaged with Reconstruction support since then. He also takes up a directorship of “Tokyo Harvest” which aims to help participants re-appreciate producers.

Toshihiro Takahashi

“Discover Japan” supervisor and editor-in-chief
Born in 1973 in Okayama. Joined Ei-Publishing Co, Ltd. in 1999. He has involved with publishing wide ranges of books in diverse fields from architecture, interior, and design. He has launched “Discover Japan” in order to rediscover charms of Japan in 2009. He has actively engaged with projects in rural revitalisations through the magazine. He is a judge of “Takaoka Craft Competition”, board member of “Basho Bunka Forum”, judge of “Kyo-mono Youth Competition”, advisor of “Economic and Tourism department of Takayama-city”, and representative of “Local-Area Branding Association”. He is also a committee member of “Ministry of the Environment, Good Life Award” and “Agency for Cultural Affairs, Cultural Council, Cultural assets committee”.

Rina Tanaka田中里奈 *

Fashion model
She began her career as a fashion model when she was a student at Tokyo-Gakugei University and featured mainly in Aomoji-kei fashion magazines. Her taste in co-ordinating clothes and hair-style are much appreciated by women in 20s an 30s. He has also written novels, collaborated with companies to produce products and taken up a directorship in her own accessary brand. She travelled to both within and outside Japan on business and as private to present a life-style free from place nor title.

Daisuke Tsuda *

Jarnalist / Media activist / “politas” edito-in-chief / Artistic directo of Aichi Triennale 2019
Born in 1973 in Tokyo. Graduated from School of Social Sciences, Waseda University. Professor at Faculty of Letters, Arts and Siences, Waseda University. News anchor of “Daisuke Tsuda Nihon ni plus” on TV Asahi Channel 2 and radio personality of “JAM THE WORLD” on J-WAVE. Representative of MIAU. Major published books include “Web de seiji wo ugokasu (ウェブで政治を動かす!)”, “Doin no kakumei (動員の革命)”, “Joho no kokyuho (情報の呼吸法)”, “Twitter Shakairon (Twitter社会論)”, “Miraigata Survival Ongaku-ron (未来型サバイバル音楽論)”, “Ekkyo-he (越境へ。)”, “Media no shikumi (Yakanhiko) (メディアの仕組み(夜間飛行))”, “Post-shinjitsu” no jidai, “Shinjidai uso ga jujitsu ni masaru sekai wo duo ikinukuka 「ポスト真実」の時代 「信じたいウソ」が「事実」に勝る世界をどう生き抜くか)”, “Nihon ichi yeast siege no kyokasho dekimashita (日本一やさしい「政治の教科書」できました。)” and more.

Ryue Nishizawa

Professor at Y-GSA (Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture). Born in 1966 in Tokyo. Completed master-course at Yokohama Kokuritsu University in 1990 and joined Kazuyo Sejima Architect. Set up SANAA with Sejima Kazuyo in 1995. Major awards received include Architectural Institute of Japan Award, The Murano Togo Prize, Officer of L' Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Akademie der Kunste (Berlin Art Award)*, and The Pritzker Architecture Prize*. Major projects include Dior Omotesando*, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Moriyama House, House A, New Museum*, Towada Art Centre, ROLEX Learning Centre*, Teshima Museum, Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa, The Louvre-Lens*. (* indicates projects by SANAA and/or collaborative design with Sejima Kazuyo).

Hiroshi Hara

Born in 1936 in Kanagawa then later moved to Tokyo. He was the founder of Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE. He has visited distinctive villages that co-existed in the community with nature across the globe including Mexico, Iraq and Africa, identify distinctive features of each village as well as commonly observed features and wrote a must-read book “Shuraku hero tabi (集落への旅)”. His major architectural projects include Sapporo Dome (2001), JR Kyoto Station Building (1997), Umeda Sky Building (1993). Umeda Sky Building was selected one of the 20 world best architectures by Times along with The Parthenon, Taj Mahal, and Sagrada Família.

Nagoya Fujita

SF writer, literary critic
Born in 1983 in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Completed master course at Tokyo Institute of Technology and PhD in Science. He is a lecturer at Nishogakusha University, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Wako University and Japan Institute of the Moving Image. He was an editor of “Chiiki Art, Bigaku/Seido/Nihon (地域アート 美学/制度/日本), “Higashinihon Daishinsai go Bungakuron (東日本大震災後文学論) and a writer of “Kyoto nai sonzai Tsutsui Yasutaka to Atarashii Sei no jigen” (虚構内存在 筒井康隆と〈新しい《生》の次元〉), “Shin Godzilla ron (シン・ゴジラ論) (Sakuhinsha), “Shinseiki Zombi ron (新世紀ゾンビ論)” (Chikuma shobo).

Ryuji Fujimura

Architect / Associate professor of Architecture, Tokyo University of the Arts. Representative of RFA.
Born in 1976 in Tokyo. Registered as PhD candidate at Tokyo Institute of Technology but resigned in 2008. He has been a representative of RFA since 2005. He has been a lecturer at Toyo University since 2010 and also taken up an associate professorship at Tokyo University of the Arts since 2016. Major architectural project includes “Facility for Ecology Education, Tsurugashima Solar Power Plant” (2014). He is an author of “Hihanteki kogaku shugi no kenchiku (批判的工学主義の建築)” (2014), “Prototyping - mokei to tsubuyaki” (プロトタイピング—模型とつぶやき)” (2014).

Makoto Furukawa

Editor-in-chief, “OZmagazine”
Joined Starts Publishing in 1998. He has become editor-in-chief of Oz magazine since 2008. He also works as a writer and published book include “Rindo Coffee (りんどう珈琲)” (Kurumed Publishing) as well as a newly completed book “Heights Higenashi (ハイツひげなし)” (Senju Publishing) to be published next year.

Kana Bogaki *

Board member of Makuake, Inc.
Born in Himeji, Hyogo. Graduated from Phycology department of Doshisha University. Joined Cyber Agent in 2006 and became a project team member of setting up Cyber Buzz. She was promoted to a manager and then board member in 2010 and after working for two subsidiaries in gaming industries she took up a board member position as Makuake (formerly known as Cyber Agent Cloud Funding) was launched. She has been in charge of curatorial team providing consultation for projects as well as PR team to observe financial business and devote herself to expand the cloud funding market and business.

Tomohisa Yamano *

CEO of Asoview Inc.
Under the mission of “bring “waku-waku (excitement) to everyone”, he has developed project by making the best use of the contemporary technology to provide best solution for problems with leisure time. The company runs “asoview!”, the largest on-line platform to book “experience” of diverse range of plays across Japan as well as “asoview! TRIP”, a on-line media providing information on outing. He has also provided consultation on tourism to local governments and helped promote products with makers. Since July 2015, he has taken up the co-representative board position of the association of ventures which contribute to revitalise regions using ICT.

Fumio Yonezawa

Chef de cuisine at Jean-Georges Tokyo
Moved to New York in 2002 and became the first Japanese Sous-chef de cuisine at the Michelin three-star French restaurant, Jean-Georges. He has worked as a head chef in various restaurant after returning to Japan and become a chef de cuisine at Jean-Georges Tokyo when they opened the first branch abroad.

Fram Kitagawa

ETAT General Director
Born in 1946 in Takada (current Joetsu-city), Niigata. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Representative of Art Front Gallery Co., Ltd. Major exhibitions produced include Antoni Gaudi exhibition, Prints for children, and Apartheid Non! International Art Festival. He is a general director of Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Setouchi Triennale, Japan Alps Art Festival, and Oku-Noto Triennale. Recent books include “Naoshima kara Setouchi Kokusai Geijutsusai he. Bijutsu ga Chiiki wo Kaeta (直島から瀬戸内国際芸術祭へ 美術が地域を変えた)”, “Faret Tachikawa Public Art Project: Kichi no macho wo art ga kata (ファーレ立川パブリックアートプロジェクト 基地の街をアートが変えた)” (Gendaikikakushitsu).

Events Calendar

Event Information


Thursday, November 16 2017 -
Wednesday, November 29 2017
10:00 - 21:00
※ ETAT pop-up shop on the 5th floor will be open until Thursday 30 November 2017


Different floors across Hikarie building
(2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8510)


●Talk event: JPY1000 per talk (booking required. booking opens from 25 Oct 2017)
●Workshop: JPY1000 (booking required. participation possible without booking provided places available)
→Click here to book with workshop.
※ Material cost included. Artwork is available for taking away home.

Events Calendar