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  • Dialogue#40 As the ‘Port of Kinan’

    Dialogue#40 As the ‘Port of Kinan’

    <Guest>Nanki-Shirahama Airport Director, Office of Visitor Attraction and Regional RevitalisationRyota MorishigeNanki-Shirahama Airport's management concept is 'airport-type regional development'. As an airport company that even revit

  • Mikan Dialogue vol.1 Text Archive (Part 1)

    Mikan Dialogue vol.1 Text Archive (Part 1)

    This is part 1 of the text archive for the online talk session “Mikan Dialogue vol.1 ” held on April 8, 2022.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUXzqSlytFo&t=4707sTitle: 'Agriculture x Art Collective: Learning from the Case of Itoshima Art

  • Mikan Dialogue vol.1 Text Archive (Part 2)

    Mikan Dialogue vol.1 Text Archive (Part 2)

    This is part 2 of the text archive for the online talk session “Mikan Dialogue vol.1 ” held on April 8, 2022.https://kinan-art.jp/en/info/7227/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUXzqSlytFo&t=4708s4. The Social Turn of ArtBeyond this trend

  • The Myth of the Orange

    The Myth of the Orange

    -The Relationship Between the Kii Peninsula and Tachibana-15th May 2022Kinan Art Week Yabumoto Yuto1 Introduction- Kii Peninsula, the Land of Bright Darkness-I still have the perception that the Kii Peninsula itself is ‘in a shining bright

  • Kumano and Zomia: thorough Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Artistic Expression

    Kumano and Zomia: thorough Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Artistic Expression

    12th May 2022Kinan Art Week Yabumoto Yuto1 Introduction - Is Apichatpong a Contemporary Shaman?I am from a town called Khon Kaen in the north-east of Thailand, so I have always felt like I am a ‘minority’ in Thailand. This has not changed i

  • Dialogue#39 Stories of a connected world- Being able to see from the barge door-

    Dialogue#39 Stories of a connected world- Being able to see from the barge door-

    Source: Wakayama Prefecture Planning Department, Regional Promotion Bureau, Migration and Settling Promotion Division, Wakayama LIFE.[Our guest this time]Artists,Tanami Theatre ownersMr. Noriaki Hayashi.Mrs. Keiko HayashiIn Tanami, Kushimot

  • The future is coloured by pine smoke ink -Current situation and challenges in the ink industry –

    The future is coloured by pine smoke ink -Current situation and challenges in the ink industry –

    GuestRepresentative of Kishu Shoen Ink StudioMr. Masao HoriikeBorn in Shizuoka Prefecture. He is the only ink craftsman in Japan who makes "pine smoke," which is the raw material for ink. At the age of 35, he moved to Kinan and started maki

  • What flows in Nanki Shirahama

    What flows in Nanki Shirahama

    Yuto Yabumoto, Representative Director of Aura Contemporary Art Foundation, publishes curator's note as below towardsthe exhibition ’< I > opportunity’ by Ai Kawano, Hirotsugu Horii.<I>- What Flows in Shirahama -Nanki Shirahama is a tourist

  • Orange ‘Democracy’ – What is Collectivism? –

    Orange ‘Democracy’ – What is Collectivism? –

    1. Is the orange (mikan) a collective?In contemporary art practice, the 'social turn', as described by art historian Clare Bishop, continues to retain a certain influence. Social turn refers to the ongoing shift from 'aesthetic' to 'social'

  • Dialogue #37 Aiming to Maintain the Fishery 

    Dialogue #37 Aiming to Maintain the Fishery 

    Kinan Art Week Dialogue #37GuestsDirector and Fleet Captain, Tosa Maru Co.,Ltd.Mr. Takamasa TanookaBased in the Egawa area of Tanabe, he is the fleet leader of a fleet of six boats. He specialises in purse seine fishing, using underwater li

  • Preserving traditions and passing them on to the future – The state of forestry and agriculture –

    Preserving traditions and passing them on to the future – The state of forestry and agriculture –

    <Guests>President of Ryujin Natural Food Centre Ltd.Representative Director of m to R Co.,Ltd.Yoshio Sougawa He is a lumberjack and farmer in the Ryujin area of Tanabe City. He manages all aspects of his business, from forest management

  • #35 Farmers Are Artists!? The Real Voice of Young Satsuma Mandarin Farmers

    #35 Farmers Are Artists!? The Real Voice of Young Satsuma Mandarin Farmers

    ◆紀南アートウィーク対談企画 #35〈今回のゲスト〉松下農園松下真之さん高校卒業後、大阪・和歌山の地元スーパー「松源」に入社し、日常の業務を行いながら社会人野球のチームで活躍。そのあと、和歌山県田辺市の上芳養にある実家、松下農園で家業を手伝っている。農園の経営をされている父親と二人三脚で、みかんや梅の畑作業を勤しんでいる若手農家。〈聞き手〉藪本 雄登紀南アートウィーク実行委員長〈参加者〉杉 眞里子紀南アートウィーク副実行委員長農家はアーティスト!?若手ミカン農家のリアルな本音