Official guided tour: Shinanogawa River Terrace course ( Salmon course)

The tour runs everyday during the ETAT2018
JPY9800 for Adult / children (price includes bus, lunch, travel insurance, and guide). ETAT2018 passport is required separately.
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Echigo-Yuzawa station/
Echigo-Yuzawa station
Minimum number of participants required: 2

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.

Jimmy Liao Kiss & Goodbye

An artwork featuring the distinctive Kamaboko-shape warehouse by Jimmy Liao.

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Hong Kong House

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.

Kamigo Clove Theatre/Ubusuna H

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.

Damiáne Ortega

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

Christian Boltanski

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,

Museum of Picture Book Art

An entire old school transformed into a walk-in musum of picture book story by Seizo Tashima.

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YATOO: Spectrum Exhibition

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.

Xu Bing

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.

Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Gendai

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.

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“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.

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About This Tour

*Reservation will be available from May 2018.

Echigo-Kotsu Kabushiki Kaisha

This Tour’s Program

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

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