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More Than Meets The Eye: Contemporary Art, Architecture And Design In Japan

Art Gallery Society of NSW and Renaissance Tours

7 – 19 October 2017

Our Brief
To curate and lead a 13-day cultural tour of Japan focusing on contemporary art, architecture and design as part of the Art Gallery Society of NSW ‘World Art Tours’ program for October 2017.

Curated Travel to Japan
Program Development
Bilingual Tour Leader
Bilingual Arts Management

The Project

An insider’s journey from Tokyo and the Yokohama Triennale to Kanazawa and the famous Setouchi ‘art islands’ of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima. This custom tour is an aesthetic adventure, revealing how art and design permeate all aspects of everyday life in Japan, and how traditional art forms inspire contemporary expression.

Images: teamLab, Crows are Chased and the Chasing Crows are Destined to be Chased as well, Blossoming on Collision ‑ Light in Space, 2016. Image courtesy of Mori Art Museum; Kengo Kuma, Sunny Hills, Tokyo © Forgemind Archimedia / Flickr, Tokyu Plaza Omotesando, Harajuku by Nakamura Hiroshi © Naoya Fuiji / Flickr; NezuMuseum ©Fujitsuka Mitsumasa

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