Good Design Gold Award!

NEWSPosted : November 1, 2018

We are pleased to inform that Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and our activities at Echigo-Tsumari Art Field have received "Good Design Gold Award" after being selected as the best 100 amongst other awardees. The Good Design Award is a movement aimed at enriching our lives and society through design. Not only we had been awarded.

"Good Design Gold Award" is selected by the selection committee and given to the best of the 100 of the Good Design awardees which is regarded as the best from the perspective of how it approaches social challenges and whether it presents potential for the future. The award ceremony for the best 100 is held on 31 October at Grand Hyatt Tokyo wheres the special award ceremony for Gold Award will be held on 3 December 2018.

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale is granted this honour for not only being a pioneer of art festivals in regions in Japan but also faciliating the development of alternative relations between the region and art. Moreover the art festival has contributed to community building through art in between festival years as Ehcigo-Tsumari Art Field has become a place where artworks from the festival are maintained, presented, nurtured and expanded.

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The selection committee remark goes "We would like to see the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale to continue discovering as a pioneer the alternative set of values of the regions which can't be just measured by size or efficiency". We are honoured to learn that series of activities we run during non-festival years have been highlighted and appreciated in addition to the festival itself.
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Cover photo: "The Rice Field" by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Photo by Anzai