Roots of Metalcraft

Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival Committee, 2020
Photography: Ooki Jingu, Kazuhiro Kodaira

An exhibition held at the university of arts in Singapore to convey about the metalworking production area in Japan.

To promote the “Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival”, the organizer is holding the event beyond the Tsubame-Sanjo area to various cities, both in Japan and overseas. In 2020, they held “the exhibition Roots of Metalcraft: Tsubame–Sanjo, Niigata, Japan” at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in Singapore. The culture and history established by the craftsmen, and various products that have been supporting life around the world, were introduced in a vast venue of approximately 500㎡. These projects have helped the festival evolve into something more than just an event.

Roots of Metalcraft: Tsubame–Sanjo, Niigata,Japan / Dates: February 21–March 22, 2020 / Venue: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Campus 1, Ngee Ann Kongsi Gallery 1 & 2 (Singapore) / Organizer & Operator: Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival Committee / Cooperation: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) / Supervision: Method Inc. / Art Direction & Design: Spread / Photography: Ooki Jingu, Kazuhiro Kodaira / Projection: Tomoya Kishimoto / Edit & Text: Yoshinao Yamada / Translation: Zackary Kaplan / PR: How Inc.

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