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Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Project Highlights 6

PRESS2012 TRIENNALEPosted : November 1, 2011

Community Design Project

Approximately 800 artists and groups have been participated in the previous Triennale and more than 50 of them have revisited villages and deepen the relationship with local people. Community Design Project will be launched in order to take these initiative forward.

Supported by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication. Midori no bunken 2011

Nihon University College of Art Sculpture course : Hoshitoge Village, Matsudai

Nihon University College of Art Sculpture course will engage with challenges that the Hoshitoge Villages faces by building a stage around Shedding House and Croquette House for local festivals. The project will bring avant-garde performances in collaboration with Theater Department of Nihon University as well as help maintain rice production on the terraced rice field.

Satoshi Iwama : Tsubono Village Matsunoyama

Regard the whole village as field park, Satoshi Iwama will refurbish old minka houses, support rice production in the terraced rice field, re-use storage (kura), and maintain beechwood.

Katsuhiko Hibino : Azamihira Village Matsudai

Since the establishment of "Day After Tomorrow Newspaper Cultural Department", Katsuhiko Hibino has run football match every year. He will set up a residency space to showcase the whole village as a field where visitors can easily spend half-a-day having fun.