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.


Artist-related Event : Symposium SIAF 2014 Special Symposium Fujiko Nakaya:
Fog Breathes


Fujiko Nakaya 〈Reference Image〉
Fog Sculpture #47636 “Memory of Wind” 2013
Installation view at Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
Photo: Hiroshi Tanigawa

Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Venue: Northern Regions Academic Information Center PORTO (Hokusho University Sapporo)
Speakers: [First Session] Fujiko Nakaya
Moderator: Sachiko Namba
[Second Session] Ryuichi Sakamoto, Fujiko Nakaya, Shiro Takatani, Kenjiro Okazaki
Moderator: Akira Asada