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About 150 artists will exhibit and two official lectures will be held!

At KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa 2022, Japan’s only art fair specializing in crafts to be held from December 9 (Fri) to 11 (Sun), it has been decided that about 150 artists will exhibit their works and hold two official lectures. 31 galleries from Japan and abroad will participate in the exhibition and sell works by up-and-coming young and world-renowned artists, including antiques and modern crafts, in addition to contemporary KOGEI. Please look forward to the three days where you can encounter the crafts you need to get now.

Taizo Kuroda【Gallery NOW】Taizo Kuroda【Gallery NOW】

 

-Webinar Overview-

■Date

December 9 (Fri) First View (Invitation only) 13:00~18:30
December 10 (Sat) Open to the public 11am~7pm
December 11 (Sun) Open to the public 11am~6pm
(December 9 (Fri) Media preview 12:30-13:00 * Please see the second half of the page for details)

 

■Venue
Hyatt Centric Kanazawa 2F, 5F, 6F (1-5-2 Hirooka, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa)

■Website
https://kogei-artfair.jp/

■Ticket
2000 yen (2-day pass)
https://passmarket.yahoo.co.jp/event/show/detail/02rkqjqs33k21.html

■Participating Artists
Approximately 150 artists from 31 galleries in Japan and overseas will exhibit.
 

Kohei Ukai【ArtShop Tsukiei】Kohei Ukai【ArtShop Tsukiei】

Leonrdo Bartolini【Ashiya Gallery kyoto】Leonrdo Bartolini【Ashiya Gallery kyoto】

Bodil Manz【Gallery LVS & Craft】Bodil Manz【Gallery LVS & Craft】

Mion Tanikawa【H-art Beat Gallery】Mion Tanikawa【H-art Beat Gallery】

Yu Kawahara【LAD GALLERY】Yu Kawahara【LAD GALLERY】

Koichi UchidaKoichi Uchida

 

Mika HorieMika Horie

Akiko Furui【Tajimi City Bunka Kobo Gallery Voice】Akiko Furui【Tajimi City Bunka Kobo Gallery Voice】

Catherine GIANOLA【YOD Gallery】Catherine GIANOLA【YOD Gallery】

 

【Ain Soph Dispatch | Aichi】 Egg carving -light- Hitomi Baba / Atsuo Suzuki / Seikazu Ishizaki / Hidetaka Furuha / Eiji Kawada

【ART GALLERY KOMORI | Aichi】Andoshu Prodel / Megumi Tsuji / Michiko Kamee / Yumi Banno / Kozo Takeuchi

【ArtShop Tsukiei | Ishikawa】Ryukusu / Kohei Ukai / Komi Kishi / Kumi Yabuuchi / Kensuke Takeoka / Rio Tashiro / Akane Endo / Haruka Miyanaga / Ken Kagajo

【Ashiya Gallery Kyoto | Kyoto】Makoto Takahashi / Kazuyo Sawada / Shinshu Genjo / Bartolini Leonardo

【atelier&gallery creava | Ishikawa】Mayuko Wada / Chisato Yasui / Maimi Azubayashi / Hayao Oda

【Cafe & Gallery Musee | Ishikawa】Yuki Murakami / Yuki Nagatomo / Nanami Seki / Saki Shimizu / Keiji Okujima / Akimasa Ikeda

【COMBINE/BAMI gallery | Kyoto】Natsuki Ota / Naoki Kojo / Junmei Kobashi / Kensuke Okabe

【DINING GALLERY GINZA NO KANAZAWA | Tokyo】Kaoruko Yura / Kie Terasawa / Momoko Igarashi

【Enhuang | Ishikawa】Mari Yoshimura / Yohi Muta / Kayoko Mizumoto / Takaharu Hori / Ai Fujiwara / Chiharu Hayasuke / Mika Nishino / Yurie Nakajima / Ai Takaoka / Michiko Sugihara / Yuko Sawatani / Mio Kosaka / Sayo Kuroki / Shinya Uebata / Satomi Kawada / Tomomi Imagawa / Masako Inoue

【galleriaPONTE | Ishikawa】 Yukako Kojima / Rikuji Makabe / Juri Kimura / Yuri Takemura / 11th generation Ohi Chozaemon (Toshio)

【GALLERY CLEF | Tokyo】Masaki Tomameji / Hanako Nagakubo / Hana Tezuka / Yuzo Eto / Chinatsu Furukawa

【GALLERY KOGURE | Tokyo, Ishikawa】Takahide Komatsu / Ken Sakaguchi / Haruka Satsukime

【Gallery LVS & Craft | Korea】 Park Buwon / Kim Dong-joon / Yoo Geun Hyung / Ji Soon Tak / Bodil Manz

【Gallery MOS | Mie】Yuki Yoshida / Chiaki Yokota / Sota Nakajima / Natsuko Toda / Iku Sugino

【Gallery NOW | Toyama】Taizo Kuroda

【Gallery Seek | Towada, Tokyo】Yuko Nakamura / Ayaka Umeda / Takeshi Harada / Satoshi Yabuuchi

【Shibatacho Gallery | Osaka】Akari Yamashita / Hoshi Yatsuki / Yuka Nishihisamatsu / Marina Tomoyori / Maho Kitaura / Miyuki Ieyama

【H-art Beat Gallery | Tokyo】Inoue Ahito / Tanikawa Mion / Tsubota Masayuki / Tanaka Yu

【Kawada Gallery | Hyogo】Yuji Honbori / Chika Kato

【LAD GALLERY | Aichi】 Yu Kawahara

【Minna no Gallery | Tokyo】Yoichiro Nishimura / three / Fat Lava / Bitossi

【Pad Gallery | Osaka】Bosuhiko / Ichiko Miwa / Kiyo Kitano / Takashi Inaba

【R-ray Art Institute Preparation Office | Tokyo】Yu / Tsuruta Takashi / Ishiguro Akira / Kobayashi Junichiro / Kiriyama Seiji

【3ta2 SANTANI GALLERY | Ehime】Akira Shiraku / Seiko Kajiura / Atsuo Takeda / Jing Wang / Marina Yonezu / Akiko Tsunenobu

【Shibuya Kuroda Toen | Tokyo】Hideto Ito / Koichi Uchida / Akishi Niisato / Keita Matsunaga

【Solna Art Group | Korea】Lee Ji-eun / Glory G / Roh Hye-shin /

Kang In-kyung / Jang Jae-young / Heo Sang-wook

【Kyoto|】Mika Horie

【Tajimi City Bunka Kobo Gallery Voice | Gifu】Makiko Nagai / Akiko Furui / Yuki Nara / Toshimi Imura / Mio Takatsu

【Wada Gallery | Tokyo】Nozomi Shinohara / Takahashimaho / Aki Nakata

【YOD Gallery | Osaka】Yuizumi Fujii / Kunihiro Akinaga / Emi Hirose / Catherine Janola / Takashi Nishi / Aya Murata / Toshiyuki Shibakawa / Tachihiro Mura / Mami Okayasu / Shigeki Minami / Maya Koga / Embroidering Dog / Masafumi Tanaka / Rio Kawase

【Yuyusha Gyalari SAPPORO | Hokkaido】Tomo Fujimoto / Makiko Takahashi / Monno Konishi / Yuka Kawakita

■Official Lecture 
We will hold an official lecture on the possibilities of crafts by inviting two guests.

▶December 9 (Fri) 16:00-17:00
“Craft Initiatives at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa: Diversifying Crafts and Art in the 21st Century”
Yuko Hasegawa (Director, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)

Director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa / Professor, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. Curator/Art Criticism. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Kyoto University. Completed the master’s program at the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. After serving as curator of Art Tower Mito, visiting curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art, curator of the Setagaya Museum of Art, curator and artistic director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and chief curator and counselor of the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, he became director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa in April 2021. Agency for Cultural Affairs Director-General’s Award (2020). Major exhibitions include the 7th Istanbul Biennale “Ego Fugal” (2001), the 4th Shanghai Biennale (2002), the 29th Sao Paulo Biennale (2010), the 11th Sharjah Biennale “Re-emerge, toward a new cultural cartography” (2013), the 7th Moscow Biennale “Clouds⇆Forest” (2017), the 2nd Thailand Biennale (2021), etc. Her major publications include Curation: The Power to Shake Knowledge and Sensibility, Contemporary Art Starting from Why, Destroying Them: Women Artists Softly Cross Boundaries, Japanorama: Contemporary Art in Japan since 1970, and New Ecology and Art: The Anthropocene as a “Confusing Period.”

▶December 10 (Sat) 16:00-17:00
「KOGEI as luxury」 
Yuki Wasano (Art Communicator / Doctor)

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical University. While working as a doctor, he obtained a doctorate in art management from the Department of Aesthetics and Art History, Faculty of Letters, Keio University. Specializes in marketing research on the purchasing behavior of contemporary art collectors. At the same time, he conducts practical research on the value of artists through various methods in close proximity such as business, education, and medicine. Sponsored by PROJECT501 in Harajuku to disseminate the new charm of art from the perspective of an art collector. In the Corona disaster, he launched a new community “New Kind of Mmigrations”  https://immgr.site/about  by SMES Masamichi Toyama and became the head of the secretariat. This fall, he produced fishmarket  https://fishmarket-kanazawa.com/jp  , a residential studio co-created by contemporary artist Hiraki Sawa and British architect AB Rogers in Kanazawa. Co-authored “Art in Business” Dentsu Art Circuit (Yuhikaku). Daikanyama Rotary Club http://rctd.club/  President.

Venue: Hyatt Centric Kanazawa 2F     
Admission: Free
Reservations: Preferred Reservations https://passmarket.yahoo.co.jp/event/show/detail/02rkqjqs33k21.html
* However, an admission ticket or invitation ticket to the fair is required.
 

 

■KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa  
The 6th Art Fair in Japan Dedicated to Crafts

“KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa” is the only art fair in Japan that has been held in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture since 2017. From works by up-and-coming young artists to works by world-renowned artists, galleries from Japan and abroad are gathered under one roof. The charm of “KOGEI” has been transmitted from the city of Kanazawa, where various traditional cultures such as tea ceremony, Zen, and Noh theater have taken root in daily life. This art fair uses a hotel room display method so that visitors can take their time to pick up highly artistic and creative works in a space closer to their daily lives.

-Notice of Media Preview-
A preview for the media will be held before the opening of the event.

■Date
Friday, December 9, 12:30-13:00 (Doors open at 12:20)

■Venue
Hyatt Centric Kanazawa 2F, 5F, 6F (1-5-2 Hirooka, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa)

【Organizer】 KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa Executive Committee
Executive Committee Chair: Matsutaro Fukumitsu (President, Kanazawa Craft Business Creation Organization)
Vice-Executive Committee Chairs: Jun Ura (President, Kanazawa Certified NPO), Yoko Motoyama (Kanazawa Art Space Link)
Advisor: Yuji Akimoto (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts, Director of the Nerima Art Museum)
【Supervisor】 Certified NPO Kanazawa
【Co-organizers】 Kanazawa Craft Business Creation Organization, Kanazawa Art Space Link
【Cooperation】 The Creation of Japan, GO FOR KOGEI
【Supported by】 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa City, Kanazawa Association of Corporate Executives, Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kanazawa Junior Chamber of Commerce, Hokkoku Shimbun 
* In this release, “Japan’s first” and “Japan’s only” are described according to our research.

【Contact】 KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa Executive Committee Secretariat (Noechika Co., Ltd.) 
EMAIL: info@kogei-artfair.jp   TEL: 076-223-3580  

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