In parallel to the Japonismes 2018 festival, in the framework of Tandem Paris-Tokyo 2018, this autumn Japan's capital offers Paris a fantastic present: a huge furoshiki gift wrapping cloth which will be installed on the forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville from the 1st - 6th November 2018.
The furoshiki for Paris is an original architectural object, designed by one of the most promising architects of his generation: Tsuyoshi Tani.
The governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, invited about thirty personalities, French and Japanese, artists and others, to participate in this exhibition of original furoshiki on the theme of the cycle of nature. Included are: Anne Hidalgo, Shinzo Abe, Thomas Bach, Yoshiro Mori, Andrew Parsons, Agnes b., Jean-Michel Alberola, Nicolas Buffe, Jean Paul Gaultier, Constance Guisset, Morihiro Hosokawa, Jean Jullien, Shingo Katori, Kanako Kinutani, Takeshi Kitano, Rola's Setsuko Klossowska, Hiroko Koshino, Yayoi Kusama, Suzanne Lafont, Hakuo Matsumoto, Annette Messager, Rune Naito, Kohei Nawa, Mika Ninagawa, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Kashiwa Sato, Shishu, Hiraku Suzuki, Asao Tokolo, Philippe Weisbecker.
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