Nuit Blanche kyoto 2017 Mitate and Imagination – Homage to Rikyu and Duchamp

Nuit Blanche KYOTO 2017 Exhibition: Mitate and Imagination– Homage to Rikyu and Duchamp

A group exhibition of six Japanese and two French contemporary artists held in a recently closed elementary school that had a history of nearly 150 years. Paying respect for the “father of tea ceremony” and the “father of contemporary art”, they will create and display installations to stimulate your imagination.

Period: 2017.10.6(Fri) – 2017.10.22(Sun) 12:00~19:00 Open Daily / Free admission
Venue:Former Junpu Elementary School(609-1 Kakimoto-cho, Hanayacho-agaru, Omiya-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8357, JAPAN)

Artists:FUJIMOTO Yukio, Cécile ANDRIEU, MIYANAGA Aiko, YAGI Lyota, SOMEYA Satoshi, Justine EMARD, IMURA Kazuto, KOMATSU Kazumichi

Access to the venue:13 min. walk from Tanbaguchi Station on JR; 17 min. from Omiya St. on Hankyu Line, Exit 2B; 16 min. from Gojo Station on Subway Karasuma Line, Exit 4; 1 min. from Shimabaraguchi Stop on City Bus Lines 6, 18, 58, 71, 206, 207; 4 min. from Gojo-Omiya Stop on West JR Bus Takao-Keihoku Line; 5 min. from Omiya-Gojo Stop on Kyoto Bus Lines 81, 84, 85, 86 and Keihan Bus Line 82.

Organizers: City of Kyoto/Institut français du Japon – Kansai
Curator: Tetsuya Ozaki
Producers & Coordinators: Ozaki Office + Higashiyama Artists Placement Service(HAPS)
Sponsors: Sony Music Entertainment/JR Kyoto Isetan
Supporters: Institut français Paris/Institut français du Japon – Kansai
Cooperators:Kyoto City Board of Education/Art Transit Co., Ltd./Web Magazine Realkyoto

【TALK EVENTS】Admission:free, Reservation is not required, 30 persons
■10/ 15(Sun.)15:00-16:30 MIYANAGA Aiko × YAGI Lyota
■10/ 22(Sun.)15:00-16:30 ISODA Michifumi (Historian) × ASABUKI Mariko (Author)
Contact info for inquiries:mitate.imagination@gmail.com