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2014/07/15
AIDA Makoto @ Kirishima Open-Air Museum

We are pleased to announce AIDA Makotos solo exhibition, AIDA Makoto "The Road to World Heritage!! Meet the real AMK48 years old" at Kirishima Open-Air Museum.

The show will centre on the project MONUMENT FOR NOTHING II, which since 2008 has travelled throughout Japan including to numerous art universities. Also featured will be the series War Picture Returns, Harakiri School Girls and other works recognized as amongst Aidas greatest masterpieces. The exhibition is a rare chance to see so many collected major works from Aidas career to date.

Aida Makoto himself will be in residence at the venue until August 31st, where he will be holding an open studio.

We warmly invite you to the show!

AIDA Makoto "The Road to World Heritage!! Meet the real AMK48 years old"
Venue: Kirishima Open-Air Museum
Dates: 18th July - 23rd September
9:00-17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
NB Opening hours for Saturdays/Sundays and public holidays between 20th July
and 31st August are 9:00-19:00 (last entry 18:30)
Closed: Mondays (NB in the case of the public holiday on Tuesday 9/23, the Museum will be open on Monday 9/22)

Entry Fee: General 800 (600) / University and high school students 600 (400) ߡ/ Middle school and primary school students 400 (300)
(Prices in brackets indicate discount prices in the case of a group of 20 or more visitors)

Organizers: (Public) Kirishima Open-Art Museum / Minami Nihon Shimbunsha / KTS Kirishima Television
Co-operation: Yusuicho / Kirishima Sanroku Yusuicho Tourism Association / Daichi Koutsu Ltd.
Assistance: Art and Culture Promotion Fund
Planning Co-Operation: Mizuma Art Gallery

Related Events
ʣOpening Ceremony
18th July (Friday) 14:00

(2) Aida Makoto Artist Talk Events
Each 60 minutes approx.
1st - Friday 18th July 14:30
2nd - Sunday 10th August 13:30
3rd - Tuesday 23rd September 13:30

(3) Sales of goods related to AIDA Makotos works

(4) Workshops
MONUMENT FOR NOTHING IIArtwork creation:
10:0016:00 (Each workshop approximately 5 hours duration)
Participation free. Each workshop limited to 20 participants.
Please not advance registration is required. Participation entry will close as soon
as capacity is reached.
Those of primary school age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
1 - 26th July
2 - 2nd August
3 - 16th August
4 - 23rd August
5 - 30th August
(NB All workshops take place on Saturdays)

(5) Talk Session (Guest: YAMAGUCHI Akira)
Sunday 24th August 14:00 (Advance registration required.)

(6) Open Studio
Friday 18th July - Sunday 31st August 9:0017:00
Throughout the exhibition Aida Makoto will hold an open studio working on
MONUMENT FOR NOTHING II..
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