岡山芸術交流 Okayama Art Summit

岡山芸術交流 Okayama Art Summit

About

Okayama Art Summit is the international exhibition of contemporary art (conceptual art) aiming to be held triennially in Okayama City. The first exhibition took place in 2016. Works of worldwide modern artists will be displayed at various historical and cultural sites around Okayama Castle and Korakuen Garden area. Art appreciation and walking tours of the city can be enjoyed at the same time as you can make a round of the venues by foot. This is one of the features of Okayama Art Summit.


Purpose of the Event

  • Rediscovering Okayama City’s historical and cultural resources and improving attractiveness through creating and delivering a new art culture
  • Contribution to the development of the world art culture
  • Creating attractiveness of Okayama City and developing human resource to support it through collaboration between private sector and government
  • Creating a mechanism to link artistic and cultural activities to solutions to regional challenges
  • City branding through the vitalization of artistic and cultural activities to attract people both domestically and internationally to Okayama City and surrounding areas

Management structure

Organizer

Okayama Art Summit Executive Committee

Chairperson

Masao Omori, Mayor of Okayama

Vice Chairperson

Kenro Sato, Vice-Governor, Okayama Prefecture
Akira Okazaki, President, Okayama Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Auditor

Masato Miyanaga, President, Chugoku Bank

Producer

Yasuharu Ishikawa, President, Ishikawa Foundation

Director

Taro Nasu, Owner, TARO NASU

Public Program Director

Chieko Kinoshita, Associate Professor, the 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University

Advisors

Hiroshi Miyatake, Chair, Okayama City Council
Takamasa Koshimune, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, The Sanyo Shimbun
Hirofumi Makino, President, Okayama University

Affiliated entities

Okayama City, Okayama City Board of Education,Okayama Prefecture, Okayama Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Okayama Visitors & Convention Association, Okayama Culture Zone Liaison Council, The Consortium of Universities in Okayama, Sanyo Shimbun, Sanyo Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Okayama Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Setouchi Broadcasting Co., Ltd., Okayama Bus Association, Okayama Taxi Association, Okayama Branch of West Japan Railway Company, Ishikawa Foundation, and Chugoku Bank

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