Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2017 Summer

16 days from Saturday 5 to Sunday 20 August 2017

posted June 12, 2017
Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2017 Summer presents special exhibitions at Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, and Matsudai Nohbutai as well as opens up some of the artworks, gives chance to sneak-peek new artworks for ETAT2018 and runs programmes and workshops to participate. You can join a very popular "Omotenashi-tour" or explore by yourself.

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(1) Sneak-peek new artworks for ETAT2018

"hi 8 way", a new artwork by John Körmeling

A new artwork by John Körmeling who made "Step-in-Plan" an observation deck in Matsunoyama in 2003 will present his new artwork for ETAT2018. The new observation deck looks like a tin-sheet toy invites you to enjoy satoyama landscape in summer.
Matsudai Joyama
Saturday 5 August 2017 (tbc)

"Lost Winter" by Leandro Erlich with new feature

A unique feature will be added to "Lost Winter" by Leandro Erlich.
Sansho House
Saturday 5 to Sunday 20 August 2017

(2) Special exhibitions

Splish-Splash Fair

The pond in the middle of the museum turns into a place you can enjoy and experience art and play. Hop on standing puddle boat, SUP or walk in raining corridor. The famous mole will return, too.
Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE
Saturday 22 July - Sunday 3 September 2017

“Rolling-Rock Fair”

Nobutai becomes a home for bouldering (made by Bouldering Gym Share) this summer under the direction of asoview which runs website with full information on leisure, play and experience. Shinya Kiyokawa (invisi dir.) will bring "xylophone for playing in the mountain" in Joyama. Try also a ”stamp-rally" to collect stamps as you explore artworks and nature in Joyama area.
Matsudai Nohbutai
Saturday 22 July - Sunday 24 September 2017

Tomo Tomo, Shizzlin and Seizo "Midareuchi"

A collaborative exhibition in the space of the world of Seizo Tashima featuring Tomo Yamaguchi who turns junk into percussion instruments and Shizzle Ohtaka, a voice artist. Listen to voice and sounds in and out of the museum. "Koeya" by Shizzlin will return to the museum, too.
Museum of Picture Book Art
Saturday 8 July - Monday 9 October 2017

"Tadashi Kawamata - Crossroads"

A comprehensive exhibition presenting various art projects within and outside Japan by Tadashi Kawamata who pioneered an approach of installation using waste materials.
Kiyotsu Warehouse Museum
Saturday 5 - Sunday 20 August 2017

China House Project "July Festival" 2017

Celebrating the second year of the China House Project through featuring artists including Eico, Wang Mao (王茂), Li Shuo (李烁) and more.
NUNAGAWA Campus
Saturday 5 - Sunday 20 August 2017

Picture book of creatures living in satoyama: our co-habitation with exotic species

The exhibition introducing relations between humans and exotic spieces living in satoyama such as rice plant and crayfish through quiz and specimens.
Kyororo
Saturday 15 July - Sunday 24 September 2017

"Kazuma Takahashi packaging craft: an evolution of handicraft of empty box"

Discover the unique world of craft turning empty boxes into insects, animals, robots and dolls. Join workshop to learn how to make them!
Gallery Yuyama
Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays between Saturday 8 July and Sunday 27 August 2017

(3) Events and workshops

Pre-event of ETAT2018 / Related event of Reborn-Art Festival 2017
Takeshi Kobayashi with Nodoka Kirishima Acoustic Live
Dialogue between Takeshi Kobayashi and Fram Kitagawa

Pre-event of ETAT2018 co-organised by Takeshi Kobayashi who launches Reborn-Art Festival this summer. There will be a talk event with Fram Kitagawa, General Director of ETAT.
Matsudai Nohbutai
Door opens at 17:00 / event starts at 17:30 on Saturday 5 August 2017

Matsunoyama Cinema in summer

Film screening with buffet dinner prepared by upcoming chef. Indulge yourself inlocal delicacies and a film selected by Fram Kitagawa.
Sansho House
Door opens at 17:00 / event starts at 17:30 on Saturday 19 August 2017

Joyama Club Vol.16: Summer walk with Kinichi Matsuyama

Lead by Fram Kitagawa, the local expert, Kinichi Matsuyama take participants for a walk to admire plants, insects, animals and birds living in satoyama around Joyama.
9:15- on Sunday 20 August 2017

Echigo-Tsumari Kamigo Clove Theatre restaurant

Local women return and open up the theatrical restaurant this summer!
12:00-13:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from Saturday 5 to Sunday 20 August 2017

Summer programmes in NUNAGAWA Campus

A curving workshop by Junichi Kurakae and his team from Nihon University College of Art, performance of Western-style dance and football lessons by FC Echigo-Tsumari members.
1. Nichigei workshop: join curving "Offerings from the earth"
Saturday 12 - Monday 14 August 2017
2.Nichigei western-style dance performance "milky pink or spring"
Wedneday 16 August 2017
3. Football lesson by FC Echigo-Tsumari
Friday 11 and Sunday 20 August 2017

Australia House Summer Program 2017

Join an evening gatgering in Australian way - enjoy Ausiee songs and Australia flavour (BBQ!).
17:00- Friday 11 August 2017

(4) Food

"special buffe" at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo

Eat as much as you like from dishes using local ingredients and summer vegetables following traditional recipe with moder twist.

"Summer plate (Nora-shigoto zen)" at Bar Echigo-Shinanogawa

GAKUSYOKU

Taste local delicacies and rice grown in the terraced rice field or stop by for a cup of tea with unique sweets.

Ubusuna House

An old minka house renovated into a museum for ceramics and restaurant serving delicious food cooked by local women. Open from 10:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. You can just drop by to see artworks.

(5) Artworks

Opening hours: 10:00-16:00
※Ubusuna House and Gallery Yuyama open only on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays

(6) Stay at artwork / former school

Booking your stay with Australia House, Dream House, Shedding House, Ubusuna House, House of Light, Echig-Tsumari Kamigo Clove Theatre, Sansho House and Katakuri House.

Australia House

Echigo-Tsumari Kamigo Clove Theatre

Booking available throughout the year

Dream House・Shedding House・Ubucuna House

Sansho House

Katakuri House

(7) Guided tours

【Stay overnight】Echigo-Tsumari Omotenashi tour in summer

Enjoy rituals and artworks in the village and participate in the special night programs. Stay overnight at Sansho House and enjoy planning your own itinerary for the second day.
Saturday 5, 12, and 19 August 2017

【Day trip】Echigo-Tsumari Art Field: sunflowers and art in satoyama

This tour takes you to must-see artworks including Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, Museum of Picture Book Art and more. Eat as much as you like at a buffet style lunch at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo and enjoy fantastic view of sunflowers in Tsunan town.
Sunday 6, Friday 11, Sunday 13 August 2017

(8) Recommended itineraries

(9) Special ticket

Price Adult JPY2000 / Children age under 15 JPY500
Validity Saturday 5 to Sunday 20 August 2017
Sale period Early July to Sunday 20 August 2017
Where to buy: Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, Matsudai Nohbutai, Echigo-Tsumari On-line Shop and more.
Photo:Anzaï,Gentaro Ishizuka, Kazue Kawase, Osamu Nakamura, H.Noguchi, Ayumi Yanagi
Events Calendar

Event Information

Dates

Saturday, August 5 2017 -
Sunday, August 20 2017

Cost

Special ticket
Adult JPY2000
Children age under 15 JPY500

Events Calendar