GHOST SATELLITES

Open
Throughout the year / Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays
Photo by Nakamura Osamu

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About the artwork

The artists felt that Echigo-Tsumari was as if a satellite orbiting away from the center of Japan. In order to communicate the strong existence of the Echigo-Tsuamri, their installation which are inspired by the wisdoms of the life of snow country and consist of what they call “treasures” that they found in an abandoned houses occupies a void space at the entrance of the museum and welcome visitors. Furniture are also placed in the art space, allowing you to lie down and enjoy viewing the piece from below.

Materials: Farming tools, abandoned daily tools etc
Sponsored by Hoshi to Mori no Uta Museum
Supported by The Agency for Cultural Affairs / The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia

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Artwork no. T221
Production year 2012
Opening hours 10:00~17:00(~18:00 29-Apr ~ 13-Nov)
Admission Please purchase the Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET Entrance Free 1,000JPY / 1200 JPY (the ETAT Period) / 1500JPY (when the special exhibition is held at the pond during the ETAT) or ETAT Passport to view the artworks.
Area Tokamachi
Village MonET
Open dates Throughout the year / Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays
Venue Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET ( 6 Hon-cho, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata)
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