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.


Korogaru Park
in Nature supported by Sapporo Marui Mitsukoshi

Direction / Research and Development: YCAM InterLab
Architecture: Jun Igarashi
Media Design: Tatsuo Sugimoto, Motohiro Sunouchi, Nagisa Munekata


Backyard of the Former
Sapporo Court of Appeals (Shiryokan)

Date: Saturday, July 19 – Sunday, September 28, 2014
Supervisor: Yukiko Shikata, Associate Curator
Cooperation: Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM)