Farming implements as instruments!

photo by Nakamura Osamu

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About the artwork

The artist transforms farm tools that were given to him by local people into musical instruments and present them at Tsunan Junior High School. The music instruments keep their original shapes of old farm tools and everyday articles and produce tones following the way they used to be used. The artist who is a professional jazz musician gives a live performance using the farm tool instruments with guest musicians as well as organises an event to play music with students from Tsunan Junior High School. (*Due to an event on 27 -28 August, artworks cannot be viewed from 12:00 to 16:30. Event ticket holders may enter the museum.)

【Date】27 Aug  13:00-14:00/15:30-16:30,  28 Aug  13:00-14:00/15:30-16:30
【Venue】 Tsunan Secondary School
【Fee】[Adult] Advance ticket JPY 1,000, Same-day ticket JPY 1,500 (JPY 1,300 by showing ETAT Passport), [Children under 18 years old] JPY 500

【Purchase online】Peatix

【Purchase on site】(from 10 Jul) MonET, Matsudai Nohbutai, Naeba Shuzo, Tokamachi Station General Information Centre, Matsudai Station General Information Centre, Niigata Tsunan Junior High School 

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Video Shooting : Yamaoka Nobutaka (Film Director)

Information and Map

Artwork no. M072
Production year 2022
Opening hours 10:00~17:00
Area Tsunan
Village Owarino
Official website
Venue Niigata Prefectural Tsunan Secondary School (Boshi 298-1, Shimofunato-cho, Tsunan-cho, Naka-uonuma-gun, Niigata 949-8201, Japan)
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