2021.04.30 About ART SETOUCHI leaflet

This year's "ART SETOUCHI" leaflet is now available!

The Setouchi Triennale takes place within the framework of Art Setouchi which continues every year. Art Setouchi has forged lasting connections with local communities and generated unique initiatives which are contributing to restoration of the sea.


2021.03.31 Notice of ART SETOUCHI events and status of artworks release due to the spread of the COVID-19 from Apr.2021.

This is the notice of the opening status that ART SETOUCHI events and artworks. Some of the artworks will be open to the public. For details, please see the Artworks Calendar or the following related websites.

Benesse Art Site Naoshima
Twenty Four Eyes Movie Studio
Mitoyo City website

Requests to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as below;
- Those with fever, cough, sore throat, or any other symptoms, or those who are concerned about their health, are advised to refrain from watching the artworks.
- Please keep a distance between you and others (at least 2 meters).
- Please keep a distance (more than 2 meters) from the artwork and do not touch it.

ART SETOUCHI Artworks List(Japanese)

2021.01.28 Announcement of Artists to Participate in Setouchi Triennale 2022

Thank you for the many submissions to the Call for Art Proposals for Setouchi Triennale 2022.
The screening process has been in progress since last October, while due to COVID-19, the schedule for the announcement of the Setouchi Triennale 2022 artists is delayed.
As soon as the completion of screening, we will make an announcement on this website, so please be patient. Thank you for your understanding.

2020.06.19 Instagram Project "Artists' Breath" has been launched

Instagram Project “Artists’ Breath” has been launched to deliver ongoing breaths of international artists participating in 5 art Triennales(*1) including Setouchi Triennale directed by Fram Kitagawa.

Artists’ Breath
Supervisor | Fram Kitagawa
Executive Office | Art Front Gallery
Co-Organizer | 5 art Triennales' executive committees (Boso-Satoyama Art Festival ICHIHARA ART x MIX, Northern Alps Art Festival, Oku-Noto Triennale, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Setouchi Triennale)

(*1)About 5 art Triennales
For more information about each art Triennales, please visit their official websites below;

-Boso-Satoyama Art Festival ICHIHARA ART x MIX
-Northern Alps Art Festival
-Oku-Noto Triennale
-Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

2020.04.02 Setouchi Triennale 2022 Open Call for Artworks has been expedited!

Open Call for Setouchi Triennale 2022 will start earlier than before.
Application timing for Setouchi Triennale 2022 is going to be announced in May and the application period is to be in September.
Details will be announced on the official website as soon as they are finalized.