Dream House

Dream House is an artwork by Marina Abramović, an artist from the former Yugoslavia. An over hundred-year-old minka house in satoyama community known for deep snowfall in winter was turned into Dream House for ETAT2000. The artwork serves as an accommodation and invite guests to dream a dream while sleeping in special sleeping suit in a unique bed. Guests then keep record of their dream which becomes a part of an artwor, Dream Book. Dream House was damaged by a huge earthquake hit the region on 12 March 2011 but re-opened in time for the ETAT2012 thorough repairs. The first edition of Dream Book was published in 2012.

A bed for dreaming a dream in red, blue, purple, and green room.

Guest wears sleeping suit maching the colour of the room he/she will sleep in and lay down on the unique bed designed for dreaming a dream. When wakes up, write down your dream on the Dream Book to contribute to the project of "Dream House".

Breakfast suggested by Marina Abramovic

Suggested by Marina Abramovic, we serve western-style breakfast including bread and coffee or tea. Help yourself in the morning before checking out.

Map of the Surrounding Area

You can see detail nearby the facility by zoom this map.



For staying overnight:Please check the official site


+81(0)25-761-7767 (Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre)


642 Matsunoyama Yumoto, Tokamachi-city, Niigata

entrance fee

Admission: Adult JPY500, Children age under 15 JPY250
Accommodation: Adult JPY6300, Children age under 12 JPY3150

official site



Held During the Eventents in This Facility