Country of Dreams: Art Festival as Social Change

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Conference/Presentation

Apr 201627
6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York City, New York, 10017
United States


Abandoned buildings repurposed as surreal dream houses, a million tulip petals falling from the sky: every three years the remote snow country of Echigo-Tsumari is transformed into a spellbinding art festival. Conceived as a way of revitalizing a depopulated region, the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale is not only one of the world’s largest art festivals, it is a powerful force for social change. In collaboration with the local community, the bucolic landscape is turned into a multi-media exhibit space, drawing in artists and admirers from around the world. Come hear from participating artists Marina AbramovićCai Guo-Qiang, and Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, as well as creator and General Director Fram KitagawaCo-organized by Midori Yamamura.

 

japansociety . Last modified Mar 08 2016 8:39 a.m.


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