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29 Jul 2018 - 17 Sep 2018

Echigo-Tsumari Art Trienniale 2018


The 7th Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale will be held in Japan from July 29 to September 17, 2018. As a part of this, The Hojoki Shiki in 2018―Spatial designs of 10 square feet and their development exhibition will be launched in the Triennale’s main facility, the Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE.

Some of the themes explored by participating artists in 2018 are:

  • question homogenous space
  • artworks for the anthropocene
  • migration expedited by art

The selected artists come from around the world, including Japan, China, Germany, Netherlands, UK, Slovenia. Artworks are site specific and exhibited across a wide geographical region, with performances, workshops and other events organised.

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Trienniale is a modern art festival, held every three years in the rural Echigo-Tsumari region of Niigata Prefecture. Contemporary art works by many artists from across the world are exhibited across the 760 square kilometre large Echigo-Tsumari region during the triennials, and many of them remain in place between triennials, making a visit worthwhile at any time.