Travelling along the Echigo-Tsumari region as watching uplift of the land which began 400,000 years ago and river terraces caused by the process of erosion of Shinanogawa river.
An artwork featuring the distinctive Kamaboko-shape warehouse by Jimmy Liao.
Hong Kong House opens as a hub for cultural exchange. HK House functions as a hub for information on HK while artists from HK will stay for duration and interact with locals as they create and present their works.
Lunch at a theatrical restaurant at Echigo-Tsumari Kamigo Clove Theatre or ceramic museum, Ubusuna House to enjoy "eat-local, grow local" meat, vegetables and rice.
The installation with the theme of water at the former textile factory. Inspired by the indigenous mythology in Mexico that weaving represents the union of heaven and earth, the artist weaves the history and landscape
In addition to the artist’s permanent installation “Last Class,” one of his representative works “Theatre of Shadows” is installed at the former school building. In the darkness, the shadows of dancing skeleton bones,
An entire old school transformed into a walk-in musum of picture book story by Seizo Tashima.
Curated by South Korean artist collective, YATOO. Ten artists present how vitality of nature and origin of humans have integrated as well as feature the evolution of Nature Art in contemporary art context.
Ink painting using shadow painting technique will be presented on the upper level of Kamishinden Kominkan. The artist who have invented 4000 original Chinese characters will create new ones from Hiragana.
A hub facility of Echigo-Tsumari Art Field. In addition to the permanent exhibition of the museum, you can enjoy a new permanent work by Leandro Elrich, as well as s a collection of “Hojoki Shiki” in 2018.
“Hojoki Shiki” in 2018 : The Universe of Ten Foot Square Huts by Architects and Artists A village of 30 ten-foot square huts with different functions created by architects and artists will appear at KINARE.
The tour price doesn't include the ETAT2018 passport. Please ensure you will have purchased the ETAT2018 passport before getting on board.
The tours are conducted in Japanese language only. However, there will be a simple documentation with brief explanation of the tour itinerary in English, Chinese and Korean, provided during the tour.
・How to book the tour: You can book the tour through Facebook. Please click the below "Apply here" button. You will be redirected to the official ETAT Faebook page. There, please click the "Book Now" button and enter the required details such as yout full name or name of a representing person (if you're in a group), number of participants, name of the guided tour course of your choice, and date and time.
・Booking period：29 June – 9 September 2018
・Please send the full name of a representing person, number of participants, name of the guided tour course of your choice, and date and time.
・Cancellation is not acceptable once the payment is processed.
・Tour guide will be conducted only in Japanese. But you can get the English documents.
・Please purchase ETAT2018 passport separately.
・The itinerary of the tour may be changed due to traffic conditions
|The itinerary will be changed depending on lunch place.|
|9:30||Meet at East exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station||East exit of Echigo-Yuzawa station|
|10:20||Tokamachi station||Tokamachi station|
|1||Visit Jimmy Liao artwork||"Kiss & Goodbye" by Jimmy Liao|
|2||Lunch||Echigo-Tsumari Kamigo Clove Theatre / Ubusuna House|
|3||Visit Hong Kong House||Hong Kong House|
|4||Visit Damiáne Ortega's artwork||Damiáne Ortega's artwork|
|5||Visit Christian Boltanski's artworks||The Last Class / Theatre d’ombre|
|6||Visit Tobias Putrich's artwork||Tobias Putrich's artwork|
|7||Visit Museum of Picutre Book Art||Museum of Picutre Book Art|
|8||Visit artworks at Nakago Green Park||YATOO: Spectrum Exhibition|
|9||Visit Xu Bing's artwork||Xu Bing's artwork|
|10||Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE||Artworks by Leandro Erlich and more|
|18:00||Tokamachi station||Tokamachi station|
|18:55||Tour finishes at Echigo-Yuzawa station||Echigo-Yuzawa station|