Picnic or Recurrent Migration

Picnic or Recurrent Migration


 Exhibition Information

Term :
April 19, 2008 (sat.) - July 6, 2008 (sun.)
Closed :
Every Tuesday (April 29, May 6 is open, and next day is closed)
Museum hours :
10a.m.- 8p.m. (No admission after 7:30p.m.)
Entrance fees :
Adults; 1000yen (800yen)
University/High School Students: 500yen (400yen)
Junior high/elementary school students: 300yen (200yen)
Junior high/elementary school students in Kumamoto city: Free (with current ID)
-For those who are physically or mentally disabled and for those over 70 years of age, there is a discount available. Please ask for more details at the museum.
Parentheses indicate reduced price for groups which in more than 20 people or advance-ticket. Advanced-tickets are only for adults, University/High School Students. Place: Hole Space of Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
Place :
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto Gallery I, II
Organizer by :
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto-CAMK-, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Art and Cultural Promotion Foundation, Kumamoto Nichinichi Press, Kumamoto Kenmin TV
Cooperated by :
Committee of 400th Anniversary of Kumamoto Castle, Kumamoto Prefectural Board of Education, Kumamoto City Board of Education, Kumamoto Ken Bunka Kyokai(Cultural Association of Kumamoto), Kumamoto Ken Bizyutuka Renmei (ArtistsEUnion of Kumamoto), NHK Kumamoto, FM-Kumamoto Broadcasting Co., FM791
Curator :
Haruko Tomisawa (Curator at CAMK)
Aki Ashida(Curator at CAMK)
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
TEL.+81-96-278-7500
FAX. +81-96-359-7892
 
 
Picnic or Recurrent Migration focuses on 19 young artists whose origin in Kyusyu. These artists try to express breath of modern world by paintings, sculptures, photos, videos, installation, and so on.
This show is composed of 3 sections, Meet Nature, Yearning for Paradise, Get One Step Ahead Reality. We hope you will enjoy various expression and various views of world.
 
Participating artists
Yuichi Yokoyama, Takamasa Sumi, Masaki Miyai, Tsuyoshi Tominaga, Migiwa Tanaka, Kazuyuki Takishita, Tetsuya Umeda, Shinjyuko, Shisuko Tomoto, Atsushi Suzuki, Mimi Murai, Kensuke Miyazaki, Tomokazu Nago, Hiroaki Kurayama, Seiya Shinotsuka, Takako Takeuchi, Jyunichi Mori, Masanobu Nishino, Yukiko Tajiri

Commemorative Lecture

English Landscape Garden and Contemporary Art
Takeshi Sakurai (Director at CAMK)
Date: April 26 (Sat.)
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Lecture by Shinji Ishii (novelist)
Takeshi Sakurai (Director at CAMK)
Date: May 3 (Sat.)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Big Issue and Art
Guest:Syoji Sano (Head of Big Issue)
Date: May 18 (Sun.)
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place Home Gallery
Admission: Free

Related Events

Artists Talk “Asking the Artists the Mind for Works”
Participating artists:Takamasa Sumi, Masaki Miyai, Tsuyoshi Tominaga, Migiwa Tanaka, Kazuyuki Takishita, Tetsuya Umeda, Shinjyuko, Kensuke Miyazaki, Hiroaki Kurayama, Masanobu Nishino,
Date: April 19 (Sat.)
Time: 14:00-15:30
Place: Exhibition Space
Admission : Free (exhibition ticket required)

Shinjyuko’s Performances
The artist sings Japanese traditional popular songs.
Date: April 19 (Sat.)
Time: 17:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission: Free

Kumamoto Castle 400 th Anniversary Completion Ceremony Event of Kumamoto Castle Keep Kazuyuki Takishita Open Production
The artist paints huge folding screen of Kumamoto castle. Viewers can participant by hand stamps as making stone wall of castle.
Date: April 20 (Sun.)
Time: 13:00-17:00
Place: Bipuresu Hiroba
Admission: Attending and Looking Free

Mimi Murai Workshop of Making Cartoon Film
Participants: Children elderly than 3rd graders of elementary school and Adults Number of participants: 15 with application procedure
Make cartoon film with participating artists, Mimi Murai. Then watch the made-up film.
Date: April 27 (Sun.)
Time: 14:00-
Place: Kid’s Factory and Home Gallery
Admission: Free

Suzuki Atsushi “How about Nikie ? ”
This event will be held on occasional Saturday and Sunday during exhibition term. The artist draws a tree to resemble a portrait of participants through conversation. Participants can bring home the portrait tree.
Date: April 27 (Sun.)
Time: 10:00-
Place: Exhibition Space
Admission: Free (exhibition ticket required)

Kensuke Miyazaki Open Production “The Scene of Kumamoto”
The artist paints mural of the people and cityscape of Kumamoto.
Date: April 29 (Tue.Holiday)
Time: 10:00-18:00
Place: Bipuresu Hiroba
Admission : Attending and Looking Free

Atsushi Suzuki “Workshop Dream floated down Rivers”
The artist paints mural of the people and cityscape of Kumamoto.
Date: May 4 (Sun. Holiday)
Time: 13:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free ( it needs transportation fee)
Number of participants: : 15 with Application Procedure An excursion with the artist to go upstream of Tsuboi river.

Atsushi Suzuki Concert of Pilgrimage Tour
Date: May 11 (Sun.)
Time: 11:00-, 14:00-, 16:00- 3 times in a day
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Attending and Looking Free
Number of participants: : about 10 with application procedure A small concert tour which walking around Kamitori Shopping Mall

Takayoshi Sumi Workshop “Let’s make chocolate of bear animalcule and sea scorpion”
Sweets cooking with animal mold which made by the artist.
Date: April 29 (Tue.Holiday)
Time: 10:00-14:00
Place: Kid’s Factory
Admission : about 100 yen
Number of participants : about 10 with application procedure

Atsushi Suzuki “A little journey to Kumamoto, toward Hanaoka Mountain”
An excursion with the artist to go Hanaoka mountain.
Date: May 25 (Sun.)
Time: 13:00
Assembly Point: Home Gallery
Admission : Free ( it needs transportation fee)
Number of participants: about 20 with application procedure

Tomokazu Nago Dyeing Workshop “ Let’s make a facecloth(TENUGUI)”
Participants are required to attend both days.
Make a stencil facecloth with the artist.
Date: May 31 (Sat.) ~ June 1 (Sun.)
May 31,June 1
Time: 10:00-16:00
Place: Kid’s Factory
Admission : Free
Number of participants: about 10 with application procedure Participants

“Art Day in Kawaramachi” cooperative event:Tetsuya Umeda Live “Kawarama~chi”
Sight specific sound show created by the artist.
Date: June 8 (Sun.)
Time: 14:00
Place: Kawaramachi Wholesaler Street
Admission : Free

Yuichi Yokoyama Reading Performance “ New Engineering”
Oral reading performance with slid show of his writing “New Engineering” .
Date: June 14 (Sat.)
Time: 14:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Ryoko Matsuoka (Buto Dancer) Buto “Blooming”
The dance performance futures the work of Tsuyoshi Tominaga.
Date: June 22 (Sun.)
Time: 17:00
Place: Exhibition Space (in front of the work of Tsuyoshi Tominzaga)
Admission : Free (exhibition ticket required)

Atsushi Suzuki “See you at Hanabata Park”
Go to Hanabata Park by the artist handmade tram, then take pictures. The pictures will be displayed at exhibition space, “nearly one week museum”.
Date: June 29 (Sun.)
Time: 14:00
Assembly Point: Home Gallery
Admission : Free
Number of participants: about 10 with application procedure, please apply in pairs.

Atsushi Suzuki Artist Talk
The artist talks about his various events done during exhibition term.
Date: July 5 (Sun.)
Time: 16:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Sachiko Tajiri Mini Talk & Workshop “Taking me to the house”
Participants bring home a piece of artist work, then take a picture of view which the piece of work display at home, and send it to CAMK.
Date: July 6 (Sun.)
Time: early-evening
Place: Exhibition Space (in front of the work of artist)
Admission : Free (exhibition ticket required)

Atsushi Suzuki film show ”So What ?”
It will run at Gallery Talk Time.
Date: Every Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday
Time: 15:00
Screen Time: 10 minutes
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

CAMK Lecture College Curator in charge
(1)About holding Picnic or Recurrent Migration” Haruko Tomisawa (planning curator at CAMK)
(2)Documentary of making Picnic or Recurrent Migration” Aki Ashida (exhibition curator at CAMK)
Date: (1)May 5 (Mon. Holiday) , (2)May 24 (Sat.)
Time: (1)16:00 , (2)16:00
Place: Home Gallery
Admission : Free

Gallery Talk
Gallery Talk will be held at the events with marked.
Gallery Talk will not be held at the events with marked.
Date: Every Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday during the exhibition term
Time: 15:00
Place: Entrance at Exhibition Space
Admission : Free (exhibition ticket required)

Concert / Film Screenings

Home Gallery Concert
Concerts daily in the home gallery at 7 p.m. 
Admission: Free
Piano Concerts by volunteer staffs of CAMK