sabato 11 ottobre 2008

Yokohama Triennale 2008. Contemporary Art takes place in Japan

Yokohama Triennale is one of the largest contemporary art festivals in Japan. So until November 30th, this year’s event is gathering 72 artists from 25 countries under the theme of “Time Crevasse,” curated by the likes of Mizusawa Tsutomu, Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist or Hu Fang. Since it is spread over seven venues across town, PingMag takes you on an art tour to the must-sees from the three main venues, Shinko Pier Exhibition Hall, NYK Waterfront Warehouse and the Red Brick Warehouse No.1. Welcome to the Yokohama Triennale!

Written by Chiemi
Translated by Natsumi Yamane

Shinko Pier Exhibition Hall

Just a 10 minute walk from Bashamichi station on Minatomirai line, the largest of the main sites, had been completed this August and boasts a floor area of 4300 m² where 30 artists are on display.

About the italian partecipation we also have to mention some of the many visually powerful works of Michelangelo Pistoletto

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