2023.10.12 Oscar Oiwa + Shigeru Ban 「Ogijima Pavilion」 Publication of three overlapping paintings

On October 14 (Sat.) and 15 (Sun.), the glass windows will be open for a limited time to view the three overlapping paintings.
There will be a total of four times: 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm.
Each session is 15 minutes long and open to the public.

Oscar Oiwa + Shigeru Ban 「Ogijima Pavilion」Photo:Keizo Kioku

2023.09.10 Setouchi Triennale 2025 On-site tours

We will be holding on-site tours on the islands in the Seto Inland Sea, where Setouchi Triennale 2025 will take place. The tours are aimed at those who plan to submit art project proposals for Setouchi Triennale 2025. Triennale staff will lead guided tours in the following places ; Awashima, Ibukijima, Shamijima, Honjima, Takamijima, Sanuki city, Higashikagawa city, and Utazu town.

1. Implementation schedule
Thu. October 12th 2023~Sat. October 14th 2023

2. Tour Dates and Sites
Thu. October 12th 2023 ; Awashima, Ibukijima
Fri. October 13th 2023 ; Shamijima, Honjima, Takamijima,
Sat. October 14th 2023 ; Sanuki city, Higashikagawa city, Utazu town

3. Itinerary
Please check the attached.

4. Number of Participants
Up to 40 people (First-come-first served)

5. Participation Pre-requisites
Those who plan to submit art project proposals for Setouchi Triennale 2025.
For those planning to apply as a group, only the group representative (one person) can participate in the tours.

6. Tour Fees
7,000 yen/day (tax included)
*Participants must arrange their own transportation to the meeting place, lunch (bring your own), and accommodation.

7. Application Period
Sun. September 10th, 2023~Tue. October 3th, 2023
*1 Applications will close as soon as all places have been filled.
*2 If there are more applications than the capacity, you will be placed on a waiting list for cancellations.

8. How to apply
Please apply here → KOTOBUS Tours application site.

9. Important Notes
(1) Please wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable to walk in.
*You will need to walk around the island.
(2) Be sure to bring lunch and something to drink. Please do not leave any trash on the islands (bring it back to the hotel with you).
(3) In the case of bad weather or other unforeseen events, part or all of the planned activities may be subject to change.
(4) If part or all of the planned schedule is cancelled due to weather conditions, a lecture will be conducted at Takamatsu Port.

*On-site tours will only be available for the west side of the art festival venue and newly added areas as mentioned above. There are no tours for the existing eastern areas (Naoshima, Teshima, Megijima, Ogijima, Shodoshima, Oshima, Inujima, Takamatsu Port, Uno Port), so if you are considering proposing works for these areas, please feel free to visit them by yourselves if necessary.

10. Inquiries
If you have any questions, please e-mail us below.
(1)Regarding the On-site tours overall
 Setouchi Triennale Executive Committee Secretariat

(2) Regarding participation applications and fee payments
 Kotohira Bus co.,Ltd. Takamatsu Office
 RegisteredTravel Agent License by the Kagawa Governor No.2-149
 Certified Domestic Travel Service Supervisor Shinpei Nishikawa
 Address:5-4-18-1F Asahimachi, Takamatsu, Kagawa

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2023.09.10 Setouchi Triennale 2025 Call for Art Proposals

We are calling for site-specific art projects utilizing the local resources of each venue of the Setouchi Triennale 2025.

●Application Period
 First round: November 1, 2023 (Wed.) - November 15, 2023 (Wed.) 23:59 (JST)
 Second round: November 16, 2023 (Thurs.) - November 30, 2023 (Thurs.) 23:59 (JST)
 *Mail, e-mail, and in person applications will not be accepted.   
 *Screening will be conducted in order after the first round.

●Guidelines for Applicants
 For details of "Setouchi Triennale 2025 Call for Art Proposals", please click here→[Guidelines for Applicants]

2022.09.30 Setouchi Asia Forum 2022 -Think of today's world connected through the sea

As an official program of the Setouchi Triennale 2022, we are pleased to announce that the Setouchi Asia Forum 2022 will be held on October 16 in a hybrid format, connecting the Setouchi venue with the rest of the world online.
The Setouchi Asia Forum, launched in 2016 and held for the second time in 2019, has contributed to the formation of a network of organizations and individuals from various Asian regions involved in regional development through art and culture and has generated dialogues and exchanges. In 2021, due to the COVID 19 infection, we decided to organize the event online under the title "Artists' Breath Live: Artists in the midst of the pandemic," and transmitted live the voices of about 30 artists from 27 countries and regions around the world, and published a booklet compiling the texts contributed by 80 artists from about 40 countries and regions on "what they felt and worked on during this period."
The Corona disaster continued since 2020 and the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops has continued, and global issues including famine, refugees, and conflicts have confronted us with to question, what is the global environment? What is globalization? What is a nation? Yet, we are still living as best we can under the yoke of the countries we belong to and the time we have been living in. Can art be a close friend of humanity at this time as it once was? We would like to explore this possibility by listening to the voices of artists and people involved in culture and the arts who are working hard in various parts of the world.

- Organizer: Setouchi Triennale Executive Committee
- Co-Organizer: Fukutake Foundation, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Executive Committee
-  Dates: Sunday, October 16, 2022 / 15:00-18:00 (JST)
- Venue: Conference room at Rexxam Hall, Takamatsu, Kagawa prefecture / Online (Vimeo)
- Capacity: [Hall] 50 seats / [Online] Unlimited
- Participation fee: 1,000yen (Hall / Online)

*Simultaneous interpretation (in two languages, Japanese / English) is available for both on-site and online viewing. For on-site, simultaneous interpretation receivers are available. For online viewing, you will receive links to both the Japanese / English versions.

[Guest speakers] (As of 5th October)
●Jean-Michel Alberola [Artist, France]
●Massimo Bartolini [Artist, Italy]
●Christiaan Bastiaans [Artist, Nederland]
●Ayse Erkmen [Artist, Turkey/Germany]
●Mounir Fatmi [Artist, Morocco/France]
●Tamara Galeyeva [Ural Federal University Associate Professor, Russia]
●Kendell Geers [Artist, South Africa/Belgium]
●Antony Gormley [Artist, UK]
●Yoko Hayashi [Arts and culture inspectorate, Agency for Cultural Affairs]
●Natsuki Ikezawa [Poet/Novelist, Japan]
●Zhanna Kadyrova [Artist, Ukraine]
●Ekaterina Kenigsberg [Belarusian State Academy of Arts Associate Professor, Belarus]
●Luxury Logico(豪華朗機工) [Artist, Taiwan]
●Vuth Lyno [Sa Sa Art Projects Artistic Director, Cambodia]
●Koichi Makigami [Musician/Poet/Producer, Japan]
●Victor Mulas [Senior Specialist, World Bank]
●Paweena Nekamanurak [The Jim Thompson Art Center, Assistant curator and curatorial coordinator, Thailand]
●Arin Rungjang [Artist, Thailand]
●Anang Saptoto [Artist, Indonesia]
●Seizo Tashima [Artist, Japan]
●Yuto Yabumoto [Aura Contemporary Art Foundation Representative Director, Japan]
●Lo Ka Yin [Hong Kong Arts Center Program & Operation Manager, Hong Kong]
●Xu Zhen(徐震) [Artist, China]


Click here to apply:

2022.09.27 Setouchi Triennale 2022 SHIOMACHI TAMANO project - Salt of TAMANO : Bento Box Lunch

The boxed lunches are available for purchase at the Uno Port Information Center (inside JR Uno Station) from 8:00 a.m. so that visitors can purchase them before crossing over to the island. These authentic boxed lunches are packed with delicious foods from Tamano and the Seto Inland Sea. We hope you will enjoy this lunch box while thinking about the history of Tamano, starting with "salt," one of the local industries of Tamano and a part of the city's history.

Place of sale: UNO HOTE, KEIRIN HOTEL 10
Price : 1500 JPY / box
Time for sale: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Limited quantity

Advisor = EAT&ART TARO
Cooperation =Tamano's food lovers, UNO HOTE, KEIRIN HOTEL 10

In the past, salt production flourished in Tamano, which has a mild climate with many sunny days and faces the Seto Inland Sea, where the tidal range is large. Even before the port and shipbuilding industry flourished, salt fields were spread all along the coast. Let's feel the history of salt production in Tamano and the flow of time through the breath of salt.