SIAF2014 outline

SIAF 2014 – the city’s first international art festival – will be held as part of the Creative City Sapporo initiative over a period of 72 days from Saturday, July 19 to Sunday, September 28, 2014, under the stewardship of Guest Director and globally renowned artist Ryuichi Sakamoto. The theme of the event is City and Nature. Globally active contemporary artists will contribute to this international art festival, which will provide opportunities for visitors to examine how cities can coexist with nature in the future. During SIAF 2014, a variety of projects will be implemented across Sapporo.
The entire city and its museums will serve as a stage for the event.


Akira Ifukube and Genichiro Kakegawa, Two Great Men of Hokkaido


Former Hokkaido Government Office Building (Red Brick)

Dates: Saturday, July 19 – Sunday, September 28, 2014
Supervisor: Shihoko Iida, Associate Curator
Venue design: Oliver Franz, designer (silent. Director and Founder)
Collaboration: Haruo Komuro, Representative, Genichiro Kakegawa Photograph Committee