Mar 12th, 2019 09:00
The novel Takeshi Shima is a project of the exhibition Stranger Than Fiction, held at the Towada Art Center from Saturday 13 April to Sunday 1 September 2019. 39,000 of the Japanese novel’s 45,000 characters—all but the final chapter—have been published online for free in seven installments. The final chapter is available to read at the exhibition, and the entire book will be published and made available for purchase at a later date.
Due to overwhelming demand, we’ve made the final chapter of Takeshi Shima available online. Reading the novel will bring a whole new meaning to the artworks, documents, and videos on display at the museum, so be sure to visit the exhibition once you’ve finished reading.
Towada Art Center
Apr 13th, 2019 - Sep 1st
Many artists throughout Japan are currently involved in collaborating with regional communities, something that has come to be known as chiiki art. Since last year, the Towada Art Center’s Where Is Chiiki? Art project has attempted to understand the diversity, challenges, and possibilities of these collaborations. A...