Press Release


2019.09.13 Painting Workshop by Katsuhiko Hibino "Ototoi-maru"

“Project for the Museum of Seabed Inquiry Ship in Setouchi” that imagines an invisible and nearby world called underwater, has started in 2010.
Katsuhiko Hibino will hold a workshop to paint an art museum ship “Ototoi-maru” before the opening of the Setouchi Triennale 2019 Autumn season (September 28th to November 4th).

From 10 am on Sunday, September 22, 2019
* When it rains, it will be postponed from 10 am on 23rd September (Monday, National holiday).

Nio Marina (918-12 Nio, Nio-cho, Mitoyo City, Kagawa)

Participating fee

20 people

Things to bring that day
Comfortable clothes and drinks
* Because this is the outside workshop, so please bring a hat etc against direct sunlight.

The art museum ship "Ototoi-maru" was released at the 2013 Triennale and items hoisted up from the seabed were exhibited inside of the ship. Before the exhibition in Awashima for Triennale Autumn season, re-coating of the bottom of the ship and painting will be held.

Contact / Application
Setouchi Triennale Mitoyo City Executive Committee Office (Mitoyo City Tourism Exchange Section)
TEL: 0875-73-3013
Reception hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 to 17:15 (Deadline: 20th September, Friday)

Katsuhiko Hibino
In addition to holding numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Japan and overseas, he is active in a wide range of fields, including public art and stage art. In recent years, many art projects and workshops have been held in various places by making use of the characteristics of participants and each area.

Major works and exhibitions
Artistic Director of Roppongi Art Night (Tokyo)
Tohoku Earthquake reconstruction support "HEART MARK ♥ VIEWING" (All of Japan)
"Asia DAIHYO" (Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Fukuoka)
Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2003 “Day After Tomorrow Newspaper Culture Division, Day After Tomorrow Morning Glory Project” (Niigata)
The 46th Venice Biennale (Italy)

Major Awards
1999 Mainichi Design Award Grand Prix
1983 30th Tokyo Directors Club ADC Award
1983 1st Japan Illustration Exhibition Grand Prix
1982 3rd Japan Graphic Exhibition Grand Prize