Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2018 Spring

Saturday 28 April - Sunday 6 May 2018

posted March 27, 2018
Leading up to ETAT2018 this summer, Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2018 Spring will show the production process of new artworks at Matsudai Nohbutai and Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE as well as sneek-peek of the new artwork at Kiyotsukyo Keikoku Tunnel.


(1) Present the process of creation of new artworks for ETAT2018!

"ETAT Liver Centre at Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery"

The Live Centre will present the proposals by participating artists and production process leading up to the ETAT2018.
Matsudai Nohbutai
Saturday 28 April to Sunday 24 June 2018
ETAT2018 proposals for the cover photo from left above: Leandro Erlich / Ahmet Ögüt / Yukihisa Isobe / Teppei Kaneuji / Damián Ortega / "Imagination x Experience! Micro and macro creatures laboratory of Satoyama"

“Making of the Hojoki Shiki in 2018”

Witness the process of setting up unique spaces. Workshop will be held by participating artists.
Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE
Saturday 28 April to Sunday 1 July 2018

(2) Sneak-peek: new artwork at Kiyotsukyo Tunnel!

"Light Cave" by Ma Yansong/MAD architects

Kiyotukyo Keikoku Tunnell will go through full renovation. In addition to the newly built entrance, three outlooks and panorama station overlooking the gorge will be open during the ETAT2018. The second outlook and panorama station will open in spring.
Proposal photo of the Panorama Station

(3) Exhibitions and new artworks

“World of Yukihisa Isobe: sign, environment”

The large-scale exhibition featuring artworks by Yukihisa Isobe in the renovated space.
Yukihisa Isobe Memorial Kiyotsu Warehouse Museum
Saturday 28 April to Sunday 6 May 2018

“hut and mabu” a photo exhibition featuring Katsuhito Nakazato

A photo exhibition featuring huts and mabu taken by Katsuhito Nakazato
Museum of Picture Book Art
Saturday 28 April - Sunday 1 July 2018

China House Project: Spring 2018

Limited exhibition this spring featuring an artwork, "仁者楽山" (jin-sha-raku-san) by Lin Gang (林崗) created during the residency.
Saturday 28 April to Sunday 6 May 2018

"Bijinbayashi Monogatari - Secret of beautiful beech forest in Satoyama"

The exhibition explores stories of beech trees and humans in order to understand its beauty better.
Till Sunday 1 July 2018

Keiko Honma “watashi ni nijimu itami wo mitsumeru”

The artist makes place where visitors can feel the artwork made of polyester organdie as they are exposed to air and wind.
Gallery Yuyama
Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from Sunday 29 April - Sunday 24 June 2018

A special exhibition at Matsudai History Museum featuring Nozomi Tanaka’s artworks from ETAT2015

The exhibition re-presenting well-received artwork by Nozomi Tanaka during ETAT2015 has been extended.
Matsudai History Museum
Till Sunday 24 June 2018

(4) Food

Satoyama Buffet at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo

Eat as much as you like buffet style meals using sansai and seasonal vegetables in a newly re-opened space.

Bar Echigo-Shinanogawa "Enjoy satoyama delicacies: Spring Norashigoto plate"

(5) Guided tour

Explore Echigo-Tsumari with Fram Kitagawa: A day trip to enjoy sansai, wild flowers and art in spring

Saturday 28 April 2018
Click ≫here to book your seat.

【Anyone welcome】Panting rice with Matsudai Tanda Bank owners

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018

(6) Stay in artworks and former primary school

Booking open with Sansho House and Katakuri House

Sansho House

Katakuri House

(7) Recommended itineraries

2018 Recommended Itineraries for spring

Tap "ETAT Official Guide App"

Discover stories behind the artworks on smart-phone
ON THE TRIP×ETAT official collaborative project
The official app will introduce behind-the-scene stories and locations of the artworks by voice, photos, texts and images.
Click ≫here for details.

(8) Special ticket

Price Adult JPY2000 / Children age between 7 and 15 JPY500
Validity From 28 April to Sunday 6 May 2018
Sale period From mid April to Sunday 6 May 2018
Where to buy Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contempoary Art, KINARE / Matsudai Nohbutai / Echigo-Tsumari On-line Shop and more
Photo:Anzaï,Gentaro Ishizuka,Osamu Nakamura, H.Noguchi, Ayumi Yanagi
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Saturday, April 28 2018 -
Sunday, May 6 2018


Echigo-Tsumari Region (Tokamachi-city and Tsunan-town)


Special ticket
Special ticket

Adult JPY2000

Children age between 7 and 15 JPY500

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