Related Organisations

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Filed is supported by many groups, companies, and individuals.

NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organisation


NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organisation was established for running artworks and facilities born from Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and transforming them into projects contributing to revitalise Echigo-Tsumari region throughout non-festival years. Staff members consist of both those who are originally from the region and moving from other part of Japan. Our activities include not only running the festival once every three years but also maintenance of artworks in between years of the festival, presenting special exhibitions, events and workshop, engaging with rice production, welcoming visitors on guided tours, selling local delicacies and products, operating accommodations and restaurants. We work in co-operation with local people, artists, kobebi members and volunteers as we run and promote these activities.

We aim to transform the community for people to live with proud and joy, create jobs in the region and make the region a place where people with diverse background and different set of values can live together as we nurture a network beyond boundaries of places, generations and genru.


Name NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organisation
Established July 2008
Chief Director KITAGAWA Fram
Vice Chief-Director TAKASHIMA Kohey(Representative Director, CEO, Oisix ra daichi Inc.)
WATANUKI Fumito(Representative of ARTNET Kawanishi)
Activities Implementation of Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Maintenance of permanent collections of artworks, Planning and running guided tour, exhibitions and programmes, Operating accommodations andrestaurants, Running Matsudai Tanada Bank and more
Number of staff members Approx. 30 (As of December 2018)
Head office c/o Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE
6-1-72-1 Honmachi, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 948-0003
c/o Matsudai Nohbutai
3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 942-1526

Official Supporters

Those who are once just one of the visitors to the region and ETAT such as Kohey Takashima, Representative Director, CEO of Oisix ra daichi Inc. have enaged with Echigo-Tsumari as “Official Supporter” since 2014 and contributed to promotion and fundraising. Official Supporter include board members of IT companies, entrepreneur, journalist, architect, influencers who make the best of their expertise in the respective fields. Their engagements include but not limited to running corporate training programme using art, cultivating media exposures, facilitating furusato-tax and crowd-funding systems, planning and implementing events featuring the region in big cities and developing on-line presence.

Kohey Takashima
Representative Director, CEO of Oisix ra daichi Inc.
Official Supporter・Leader (Vice-chair of NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organisation)
Toshiki Abe
Representative of Ridilover, Inc. / Ridilover, general incorp.
Mifuyu Ando
Freelancer / writer
Koichi Ishiwata
President, AiCON TOKYO Co., Ltd
Moe Oshikiri
Hirotada Ototake
Takashi Sabetto
Brand Promotion Office, Gaiax Co.Ltd. / Executive Manager, Secretariat, Sharing Economy Association
Rina Tanaka
Makoto Tanijiri
Representative of SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE Co.,Lrd.

Dai Tamesue
Former athlete / Representative of Samurai
Daisuke Tsuda
Journalist / Media activist / Editor-in-chief, politas / Artistic Director, Aichi Triennale 2019
Yuki Naruse
Representative of On The Trip
Hideaki Fukutake
Director of Fukutake Foundation / Director of Benesse Holdings, Inc.
Kana Bogaki
Board member, Makuake, Inc.
Tomohisa Yamano
Representative of Asoview Inc.
Masanori Yokokawa
Representative of WELCOME Co., Ltd.
Koichiro Yoshida
President and CEO, CrowdWorks Inc.
Tetsuro Yoshimatsu
President and CEO, istyle Inc.


Donation / Sponsorship (2022)

KOMATSUYA Co., Ltd. Shibuya Hikarie  DENSAN Co., Ltd.  TRON management inc.    Hanyuda Factory Co., Ltd.   Happiness Co.,Ltd.  Matsunoi Sake Brewery Co.  Misaden Co., Ltd.  MISATO Co.,   Murayama Construction Co.  Mori Building Co., Ltd.,

To eveyone who supported Echigo-Tsumari by a hometown tax donation program

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