• Artists: Motoyuki Shitamichi

  • Taro Yasuno

  • Toshiaki Ishikura

  • Fuminori Nousaku

  • Curator: Hiroyuki Hattori
  • Exhibition


April 18, 2020

The homecoming exhibition opens at Artizon Museum.
(In the prevention of the infection and spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the opening has been postponed.)


April 8 – 15, 2020

Installation period at Artizon Museum.


November 25, 2019

Deinstallation takes place at the Biennale from the morning. Frottage rubbing continues at Japan Pavilion and is completed by the evening. Shitamichi makes frottage of the plaque in San Marco Square that marks the high tide level of 1966, the highest in recorded history.


November 24, 2019

The Venice Biennale closes. There is a small party with the Japan Pavilion team at the venue. In the evening, a closing party for all staff members is hosted by the Biennale Foundation.


May 11, 2019

The Venice Biennale opens to the public. A seabird’s nest is found on the roof of the Japan Pavilion.


May 4 – 12, 2019

The artists and curator are in Venice to attend the opening of the 58th Venice Biennale: International Art Exhibition. The preview takes place over three days, from May 8 to 10.


March 22 – 30, 2019

Along with the installation team, Shitamichi, Yasuno, Nousaku, and Hattori are in Venice for the set-up of the exhibition.