Past holding

2014

Shinano-Omachi 2014 -Food and Art Corridor

Duration:
From August 9th to 24th, 2014 (16 days)
Location:
Omachi City, Nagano Prefecture
Host:
Shinano-Omachi Food and Art Corridor executive committee *Advisor:Kitagawa Fram

2017

Japan Alps Art Festival 2017 -Shinano-Omachi Food and Art Corridor

NORTHERN ALPS ART FESTIVAL 北アルプス国際芸術祭 2017
Dates:
From June 4th to July 30th, 2017 (57 days)
Location:
Omachi City, Nagano Prefecture
Host:
Japan Alps art festival executive committee
Honorary Chairman:
Abe Shuichi, Governor of Nagano Prefecture
Executive Chairman:
Ushikoshi Toru, Mayor of Omachi
Director:
Fram Kitagawa
Official goods design:
Minagawa Akira
Artworks:
38 works
Artists:
36 groups and individuals from 14 countries and regions
Food Project
  • Several food-related exhibits and events were held to coincide with the Art Festival, including the artwork “Okohiru-no-Kioku (YAMANBA Girls),” Art Festival tieup restaurants that showed off local characteristics in their cuisine, and programs where local restaurants and residents could contribute their favorite recipes, and a program to design original plates made by local children and potters at restaurants as a measure of hospitality toward visitors.
Grants/ sponsorship:
47Group
The number of visitors(*):
54,395
Number of registered volunteer supporters:
607
The number of visitors is based on the total number of viewing Art Fest Passports, sales of Art Site Day Ticket, and events and workshops held during the period. Number of persons including free access sites that do not have a reception desk: (estimated) 435,945

Downtown Area

1 2 Rintaro Hara + Yu Hara [Japan]
3 Hitoshi Kuriyama [Japan]
4 Nikita Alexeev [Russia]
5 Haruki Takahashi [Japan]
6 Jimmy Liao [Taiwan]
7 Yusuke Asai [Japan]
8 Takashi Kuribayashi [Japan / Indonesia]
9 Mari Minato [Japan/ France]
10 Kotakeman [Japan]

Dam Area

11 Yusuke Asai [Japan]
12 Keizaburo Okamura [Japan]
13 Koichi Kurita [Japan]

Headwaters Area

14 Patrick Tuttofuoco [Italia / Germany]
15 James Tapscott [Australia]
16 Toshikatsu Endo [Japan]
17 Goro Hirata [Japan]
18 Oscar Oiwa [Brasil / USA]
19 Kenshu Shintsubo + Takashi Ikegami [Japan]
20 Maaria Wirkkala [Finland]
21 Yukari Ohira [Japan]
22 Tadashi Kawamata [Japan / France]
23 Art Project Kiryu-bu [Japan]

Nishina Three Lakes Area

24 Caitlind R.C. Brown & Wayne Garrett [Canada]
25 Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan [Philippines / Australia]
26 Nobuyuki Sugihara [Japan]
27 Yasuaki Igarashi [Japan]

Eastern Mountains Area

28 Samon Aoshima [Japan]
29 Sadao Takahashi [Japan]
30 Mé [Japan]
31 Tomoko Fuse [Japan]
32 Lee Kuei-Chih [Taiwan]
33 Nikolay Polissky [Russia]
34 Felice Varini [Switzerland / France]

Event

35 YAMANBA Girls [Japan]
36 Kim Itoh [Japan]
37 Yosuke Yamashita [Japan]
38 Sizzle Ohtaka with Takayuki Fujimoto [Japan]