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Special Exhibition #8: Machikaneyama Shonen Project Tie-In -- International Art Event "Webbing Project and Machikaneyama"

2015-5-23 (Sat) - 2015-5-30 (Sat)

At The Museum of Osaka University, from Thursday, April 30 to Saturday, July 11, we will be holding an exhibit under the theme of "memory" entitled Machikaneyama Shonen - Connecting University and Region through Art. During the period of this exhibition, there will be various events on Osaka University's Toyonaka campus as well as throughout the city of Toyonaka, such as an international art event and walking tours with the close cooperation of Toyonaka City.

International Art Event - Webbing Project and Machikaneyama "Searching Levitation through Fermentation"

Overview

Through the theme of "Webbing,"(*1) artists from Indonesia, Denmark, and Japan will use Machikaneyama as their stage as they create and present their works through the A.I.R. (*2) (Artist in Residence) Project.

Through displaying works of art inspired by the connection between Osaka University and the Machikaneyama area, as well as through performances that utilize the body, our message can be sent to the world. This is an opportunity to experience the works of art and performances of international artists, so all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Exhibition period:

Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25~Saturday, May 30, 2015

Workshop:

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 14:00~16:00 (Only the first 15 arrivals will be accepted)

Performance:

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 14:00~16:00

*All events mentioned above are free of charge and require no prior registration* 

For more details, visit The Museum of Osaka University's webpage:

 http://www.museum.osaka-u.ac.jp/2015-03-21-9270/ 

(*1) For this event, we use to the term "Webbing" to refer to a creating a network-like connection.

(*2) The A.I.R. (Artist in Residence) Project is a project in which artists are invited to a region  for a certain period and create pieces of various genres of art during their stay in the region.

Inquiries:

Please use the following form for any inquiries regarding this seminar:

https://www.museum.osaka-u.ac.jp/guide/inquiry/ (Link in Japanese)

Date: 2015-5-23 (Sat) - 2015-5-30 (Sat)
Organizer: The Museum of Osaka University; Kersan Art Studio
Venue: The Museum of Osaka University; Machikaneyama Shugakukan and the surrounding area (planned)
Registration: Registration is not required for this seminar.
URL: http://www.museum.osaka-u.ac.jp/2015-05-17-9444/
Contact: The Museum of Osaka University

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