It's finally started! Full Summer Season (30 July-4 Sep)

2022/7/29

The summer season starts with all the films finally being released! What kind of films are there? How can I visit the films? We will introduce the contents you can enjoy during the core season from July 30 to September 4, from information about the films, such as “How to visit the films?

⑴ Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Please note that “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022” will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the entire period of the Triennale, and with the exception of some facilities, almost all works will be closed to the public.

【Dates】29 Apr (Fri. Holiday) – 13 Sep(Sun.), 2022
【Closed on】Tuesdays and Wednesdays

*Some works have limited opening dates. For details, please refer to the public exhibition calendar.


⑴ Highlights

Not only are all the artworks open to the public, but also a number of special exhibitions and special programs that have been additionally opened to the public have started.

Kuwakubo Ryota’s “LOST#6” re-opening and special exhibition
-30 Jul (Sat) – 4 Sep (Sun): Special exhibition work “Entropia”
-8  Sep(Thu) -: “LOST#6” re-opened to the public

NUNAGAWA Campus 2022 Summer Program
The sculpture course, which produced “Offerings from the earth,” and other departments of NICHIGEI will hold special workshops and events such as sculpture, animation, and insect bot making. In addition, a soccer school by FC Echigo-Tsumari, a women’s agricultural soccer team, will be held.

Ekaterina Muromtseva Solo Exhibition: Women in black against the war
This exhibition presents the “Women in Black” series, dedicated to the wave of protests against the invasion of Ukraine by women dressed in black and holding white flowers, which took place in various Russian cities. (21 July – 22 August  at Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET)

Fukasawa Takafumi Special Exhibition “Akiyama Living and Art Rebuilding Museum – Taguchi Hiromi Akiyamago Matagi Hunting Video Screening
The former Oakasawa Elementary School in Akiyamago is being prepared as a new center for the intersection of mountain life and art for the year 2024. This year’s event will focus on showing footage of the hunting of MATAGI, and will provide an opportunity to reconsider the culture of Akiyamago with valuable footage of the many lost hunting techniques and rituals.



⑵ How to explore

Photo by Nakamura Osamu

Official Guided Tours

A perfect solution for those who are less confident in driving – these official guided tours, including lunch, depart and complete at Echigo-Yuzawa station. Participants will explore the festival with knowledgeable guides and visit hub facilities as well as new artworks for ETAT2022.

Owl Flap Course【30 Jul – 4 Sep except Tue & Wed】
Shake River climbing Course【30 Jul – 4 Sep except Tue & Wed】

Selected But Tours

Offering convenient means to visit artworks in the same area.

Photo by Nakamura Osamu

◆Summer  A Course【Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays / AM-PM】
10:00/14:10 Depart from Tokamachi station west exit — The Tanaka Fumio Library, Echigo-Tsumari — Tokamachi-city Risetsu Shinsetsu Sogo Centre  —Satoyama Art Zoo — House of Light — This mountain. That mountain– Rain Song—12:45/16:55 Return to Tokamachi station East exit

◆Summer  B Course【Thu, Sat, Sun & Holidays / AM】
10:00 Depart from Tokamachi station west exit — Karekimata Project— Ryugakubo Onsen — Yukihisa Isobe Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum — For Lots of Lost Windows — It was all fun in the past – from cultural anthropological fieldwork — Here-Upon: With Jomon Time — Snow Tower — The School of Akakura—13:05 Return to Tokamachi station East exit

◆Summer  C Course【Thu, Sat, Sun & Holidays / PM】
14:20 Depart from Tokamachi station west exit —Kiss & Goodbye(Doichi Station / Echigo-Mizusawa Satation)— House of Stream —  builds crowd —  17:00 return to Return to Tokamachi station East exit

◆Summer  D Course【Thu, Sat, Sun & Holidays / AM】
10:00 Depart from Tokamachi station west exit — Air for Everyone — Echigo-Tsumari “Kamigo Clove Theatre”/ Hong Kong House —  Ryugakubo Onsen — Tsunan Station(Possibility of getting out of the car on the way) — 12:25 return to Invisible Grove

◆Summer  E Course【Thu, Sat, Sun & Holidays / PM】
14:20  Depart Tsunan Information Center — Cakra Kul-Kul at Tsumari —POTEMKIN — For Lots of Lost Windows —Yukihisa Isobe Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum — Matsudai station (Possibility of getting out of the car on the way) —  16:35 return to Return to Tokamachi station East exit

◆Summer  F Course【Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays / AM】
10:00 Depart Matsudai station — Australia House — Kurokura palace —  Kyororo — Dream House —Black Symbol (Matsuyama Onsen Street / Possible to get off en route)— 13:10 return to Matsudai Nohbutai

◆Summer  G Course【Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays / PM】
14:30 Depart Matsudai station — Doctor’s House— Les spectres de la maison Tsunné — Tanokura D.I.Y House Iju —Depth of Mountain – Bottom of Ocean —Tsumari Archive Center — BankART妻有 — In the Silence or in the Noise / Semaphores’ Garden/ House of Swings  —- 17:25 return to Matsudai Nohbutai


Recommended Itineraries

Recommended itineraries for a day trip (30 Jul- 4 Sep) help you build your itinerary to enjoy the festival by yourself or with your family and friends with information on opening details of the artworks.


Other information on transportations

If you want to explore by renting a bicycle or taxi, please check Satoyama-Meguri-Guide for details.


⑶ Food and drinks

In addition to artworks, discover where to find local delicacies as you explore Echigo-Tsumari. You will enjoy traditional local food cooked and served with a modern twist in ETAT restaurants and cafes.

Cafe Fragment by edition.nord + Gafu


⑷ Official Merchandise

Drop-in to find perfect souvenirs including goods bearing the ETAT official logo ▼and other products designed in collaboration with artists.

⑸ Accommodations

Sansho House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Katakuri House (29 Apr – 27 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Shedding House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Ubusuna House (29 Apr – 13 Nov, Everyday)
House of Light(Open throughout the year)
Australia House (2 June – 10 Jul, 17 Sep – 13 Nov EXCLUDING Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

For inquiry

Echigo Tsumari Art Field Information Center
Address c/o Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center 3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 942-1526
Tel 025-761-7767
Fax 025-761-7911
E-mail info@tsumari-artfield.com
Press Officer
Address Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Executive Committee Tokyo Office c/o Art Front Gallery A, Hillside Terrace, 29-13 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033
Tel 03-3476-4360
Fax 03-3476-4874
E-mail tsumaripr@artfront.co.jp
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