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2018年11月02日

Yoro Art Picnic(2018) ~ Overview in English ~

Yoro Falls is a famous waterfall with over 1300 years of history and Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi (Site of Reversible Destiny) is one of the holy places of modern art.

This is the second year of the new event created in Yoro Park that includes these two scenic sites.

In consideration of findings over the past year, we will nimbly take another step forward this year.

The event takes place on the lawn area and along a steam. Many booths will line the pathways and bustling events will be held.

You may be absorbed by walking around and working up a sweat or you may be captivated with fun and surprise.

Sometimes, you may be reminded of someone or you may be thrilled by a new discovery.

While enjoying the autumn wind blowing through the vivid autumn leaves, we connect the past with the present and our lives with our health, and by so doing, we step forward towards the future.

Yes, this is the beginning of our adventure.

Join us at the Yoro Art Picnic. It is only held for two days, but you cannot find it anywhere else.


                          Director Masayuki Akamatsu  
                                   (Doctor of Art, Professor at IAMAS)
                                         

 

  Name      Yoro Art Picnic

  Theme     Art and Wellness

  Time        Saturday, November 3 
                 Sunday, November 4 

  Venue      Yoro Park Lawn, Site of Reversible Destiny

  Addmittion  free

 

Event Overview  ~Objective~

This art event is held in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (hereafter IAMAS) based on Gifu Prefecture’s “City Park Revitalization Initiative” and in line with Yoro park’s founding principle: “pray for health and longevity, and follow the course of nature and history filled with appreciation for life.

 


〜 Art Project 〜

 

01           Eye in the Sky, Party in the Sky

02           Yoro Cycle Station

03           Balance Body Bikes

04           Quiz Art Picnic

05           The Grand Meetup @Site of Reversible Destiny –YORO Park

06           Yoro Reversible Destiny AR

07           Pantography—Drawn by lines

08           A parade of rucksacks of eyeballoon

09           Outdoor Performance by Cakra Dance Company

10           Synthesizer Forest

11           NxPC.Live in Yoro

12           Hajime Sakita Musicalsaw Concert in YORO

13           Let’s try making your insect!

14           Art Village of Yoro Gourd

15           Yoro Tent Sauna

16           Food Picnic


 

General Direction Masayuki Akamatsu(Doctor of Art, Professor at IAMAS)

A media artist, born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1961. He graduated from the Kyoto City University of Arts Graduate School of Arts with a doctorate in art. He creates interactive music and visual works, and in recent years, with the theme of mobility and reality, he has been studying the influence technology has on people and society through his creations. His representative work includes the books “The Max Textbook,” “The iOS Textbook,” the apps Banner, “Decision Free,” and the installations “Time Machine!” and “Uroboros Torch.” He is involved in the development of the IT products “Sekai Camera” and “Funiki Megane.”

 

Hosted by Gifu Prefecture.
In cooperation with The Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS).

Contact: Urban Parks Division, Urban Parks Management Bureau,
               Gifu Prefectural Government.

〒500-8570 Gifu-ken, Gifu-shi, Yabutaminami 2-1-1

TEL: 058-272-1111 ext. 3773 / 058-272-8664 (direct line)