Book yourself with guided tour “Playback ETAT” and rediscover 20 years history of ETAT

Posted : April 12, 2019

We are running "ETAT Playback Tours" during Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2019 Spring. The guided tour will take you to visit masterpieces from previous festivals, some of the artworks will only be open to the tour participants and eat delicious local produce at lunch stop.

Click ≫here for details and booking.

Part1 2009-2018
Operated on: 28, 30 April, 2, 4, 6 May 2019
The tour revisits artworks created between 2009 and 2018 including special exhibitions at museums as well as Tunnel of Light, one of the most popular artworks from ETAT2018.

Part2 2000-2006
Operated on 27, 29 April, 1, 3, 5 May 2019
The tour takes you to see masterpieces created during the first three festivals including "The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski, opens only to the tour participants.

What to see during "ETAT playback tour"
Price per tour: Adult JPY12,800 / Child (age between 7 and 15) JPY9,800
(Tour price includes transportation (bus), lunch, insurance, admissions to artworks, and tour guide)
Where to meet: 10:00 at east exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station / Tour complete at around 18:00 at east exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station

Artworks in the tour (Part1 2009-2018)
Tunnel of Light, Museum of Picture Book Art (2009), Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE (renovated 2012), "Kiss & Goodbye" by Jimmy Liao (2015), "Palimpset Pond of Sky" by Leandro Elrich (2018) and more

Artworks in the tour (Part2 2000-2009)
"House of Light" by James Turrell (2000), "Matsudai Nohbutai" by MVRDV (2003), "Tsumari in Bloom" by Yayoi Kusama (2003), "The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman (2006), and "Shedding House" by Junichi Kurakake and sculpture course of Nihon University College Art and more

How to book
By phone: Echigo-Kotsu at +81(0)258-29-1515
On-line: asoview!
≫Part1 2009-2018
≫Part1 2000-2006

★Four reasons why this tour is special!★
① Artworks only open to the tour participants・・・
Some of the most popular artworks in minka house and closed schools will only be open to tour participants
② Lunch in artwork・・・
Delicious lunch using local ingredients will be served in the space created by artists
③ Satoyama landscape・・・
You will see the breathtaking landscape as you explore the region
④ Guided by knowledgeable staff members working in the region・・・
Our staff who admire the region will take you through the journy