Japan | Setouchi Triennale 2013
Setouchi Art Triennale opens on March 20. The event continues in 2013 over 3 phases (Spring-Summer-Autumn) and finishes on November 4th. Spanning 12 islands in the scenic Seto Inland Sea in the southern part of Japan, this art festival's schedule is designed to allow visitors to enjoy the charms of the area’s changing seasons.Dates: Spring: March 20 -April 21 Summer: July 20 - September 1 Autumn: October 5 - November 4 Keep an eye on the website for the list of artists and artworks. On February 21, representatives of art and cultural organizations from six countries in Asia (Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore, and Thailand) arrived to view works in progress on Shodoshima, Naoshima, Teshima, Ogijima and Megijima, and to discuss the Asia Art Platform “Fukutake House” project, which will open on Shodoshima in the Triennale Summer Season. The representatives were impressed by the beauty of the islands and the energy and enthusiasm of the support volunteers and saw much potential in the project venue, the Fukuda Elementary School.