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.


Thematic Exhibition: Sensing Streams

○ Screenings, Talks, Workshops, and Lives
Venues: Sapporo Ekimae-dori Underground Walkway (Chi-Ka-Ho) in Kita 3-jo Square

○ Public Photo Submission Program
Venues: Sapporo Ekimae-dori Underground Walkway (Chi-Ka-Ho) integrated digital signage in Kita 2-jo Square.

○ Installation by Students and Other Contributors
Venues: Sapporo Ekimae-dori Underground Walkway (Chi-Ka-Ho)


Sapporo Ekimae-dori Underground Walkway (Chi-Ka-Ho)

Dates: Saturday, July 19 – Sunday, September 28, 2014
Supervisor: Yukiko Shikata, Associate Curator