October 22, 2005 - Yokohama Triennale - International Triennale of Contemporary Art
October 22, 2005

International Triennale of Contemporary Art

YOKOHAMA 2005

Image: Daniel Buren, Photo-souvenir: “On the Waterfront: 16,150 Flames”, work in situ for Yokohama Triennale 2005, Detail © D.B Photo by Shigeo Anzai YOKOHAMA 2005: International Triennale of Contemporary Art Art Circus –Jumping from the Ordinary

Exhibition period: September 28-December 18, 2005
Hours: Saturday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Venues: Yamashita Pier No. 3 and No. 4 Warehouses, etc. in Yokohama, Japan
Artistic Director: Tadashi Kawamata
Curators: Taro Amano, Takashi Serizawa, Shingo Yamano

Contact: info@yokohama2005.jp www.yokohama2005.jp
Tel.: 81 3 5562-3531
Fax: 81 3 5562-3528

YOKOHAMA 2005: International Triennale of Contemporary Art features 71 projects by 86 artists from 30 countries and regions at two large warehouses on Yamashita Pier in Yokohama, Japan. The theme of this second Yokohama Triennale, which builds on the success of YOKOHAMA 2001, is Art Circus Jumping from the Ordinary. Artistic Director Tadashi Kawamata, who is also an outstanding artist, has envisioned an exhibition that continually moves and changes, showcasing art that is related to the passage of time, to peoples lives, and to place rather than being a static object of contemplation.

The special emphases of the Art Circus is involvement on site, or active participation by visitors in the process of creating works, and involvement with others, in which a work comes into being through interaction with those who gather around it. Through arrangements for public viewing of the creation of particular works, workshops, home stay production by artists, and other approaches, the Triennale seeks to remove the barriers between artists and art lovers and create a fresh space for encounters with art.

In addition to the works on display, various programs along with interactive events from performances, plays, and films to gallery talks by the artistic director and curators to enhance enjoyment of the richly works and projects presented.

Artists
Taisuke Abe, Alma Quinto, Atelier Van Lieshout, Llorenç Barber, BOAT PEOPLE Association, Daniel Buren, Miguel Calderón, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Chen Xiaoyun, Chen Zhen, COUMA, Didier Courbot, ©uratorman Inc. , Luc Deleu, L estació, BUREN CIRQUE Cie ETOKAN, gansomaeda, Jakob Gautel & Jason Kara_ndros, Shaun Gladwell, Ingo Günther, Ann Hamilton, Karin Hanssen, Hedi Hariyanto, Sadaharu Horio On-Site Art Squad>, Keiichi Ikemizu, Shigeaki Iwai, Mella Jaarsma, Jiang Jie, Kimsooja, Kim Sora, Takehito Koganezawa, KOSUGE 1-16 Atelier Bow-Wow YOKOCOM, Akihiro Kuroda, Tonico Lemos Auad, Long March (Lu Jie, Qiu Zhijie, Guo Fengyi, Zhao Gang, Xu Zhen, Hu Xiangcheng), Chie Matsui, Eriko Momotani, Tomoko Mukaiyama, Ingrid Mwangi, Yoshitomo Nara graf, Moataz Nasr, Tazro Niscino, Makoto Nomura Yukihiro Nomura, Jun Oenoki Warehouse Keepers MIKAN, Ong Keng Sen (Flying Circus Project: Reyum Institute of Arts and Culture, Amir Muhammad, The Continuum Asia Project, Tintin Wulia, Popo, Myint Moe Aung, Soe Naing), Open Circle, Pyuupiru, ressentiment, Robin Rhode, Maria Roosen, Michael Sailstorfer, Hiraki Sawa, Toni Sehgal, Shintai Hyougen circle, The SINE WAVE ORCHESTRA, SOI Project (Wit Pimkanchanapong, Angkrit Ajchariyasophon, Wisut Ponnimit, Pinaree Sanpitak, Udom Taephanich), Beat Streuli, Jiro Takamatsu, Tadasu Takamine, Tanishi K, Kaori Tazoe, Yuken Teruya, Craig Walsh, Wang Te-Yu, Nari Ward, Richard Wilson, Wolfgang Winter & Berthold Hörbelt, Maaria Wirkkala, Toshihiro Yashiro, Yao Jui-Chung, Tomoko Yoneda Ashiya City Museum of Art & History Volunteer Group Tomato

Organized by:
The Japan Foundation, The City of Yokohama, NHK, The Asahi Shimbun, The Organizing
Committee for the Yokohama Triennale

Under the auspices of:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Kanagawa Shimbun

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