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Wednesday
Mar042009

eichigo tsumari art triennial 

located in a handful of small mountain villages in the south of niigata prefecture, the eichigo tsumari art triennial invites artists to create site specfic works for the traditional mountain villages. the triennial has been held in 2000, 2003, 2006, and will also happen in 2009.

this art event has become a model for community-based art exhibitions. it's a little off the beaten path, but well worth it for anyone who is interested in comtemporary art or installations that contribute to community.

http://www.echigo-tsumari.jp/english/

Wednesday
Mar042009

design festa

design festa started in 1994, and draws all kinds of artists from japan and other countries who display their original work in a small booths.

with over 7000 artists participating, and an open acceptance policy, design festa has the excitement and energy of a huge student art show, with many young artists taking part.

held at tokyo big site, design festa is a biannual event, usually taking place one weekend in may and one in november. they've also opened a store in tokyo.

http://www.designfesta.com/index_en.html