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19 Dec 2020 - 14 Feb 2021

Sapporo International Art Festival SIAF2020 - presentation by any means possible

SIAF2020 Plans & Ideas - the organisers will bring the cancelled exhibition SIAF2020 to you by any means possible. The Sapporo International Art Festival 2020 has been cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19.

However, the ideas and plans prepared for SIAF2020 will be presented through online programs, events, and a printed book. 

Information will be released sequentially on the updated SIAF2020 website from Saturday, December 19, 2020.

YouTube content "SIAF TV”
Starts on Saturday, December 19, 2020

Part 1 Artist Interview
A total of 44 videos of the interviews with the participating artists will be published in order on the official SIAF YouTube channel.
The real voice of each artist, including the artwork concept and their thoughts on Sapporo, will be presented.
Part 2 Special Programs
We will deliver a special program featuring the directors and artists of the SIAF2020, as well as special guests, and on December 19, the team of directors will also attend the opening program!

Website "SIAF2020 Matrix”
Starts on Saturday, December 19, 2020

Using the advanced technology, we built a speculative presentation of SIAF2020 on a website, which will bring you a unique visiting experience only available online.
Access it from the SIAF official website!

Showcase “SIAF2020 Document”
Friday, February 5 - Sunday, 14, 2021
Venue: Sapporo Community Plaza (SCARTS)

The exhibition "SIAF2020 Document" will introduce the projects that were prepared for SIAF2020.
An opportunity to learn more about the artists’ ideas. Open only for 10 days.
At the same time! “Sapporo Winter Change 2021”
SCARTS and SIAF LAB will collaborate to present a project that turns snow removal in Sapporo into art.

Record Book “SIAF2020 Index”
Scheduled to be published in February 2021

This book covers all the projects planned for the SIAF2020 and will be available for sale in late February.
Some of the contents will be published in sequential on the official SIAF website.