[ Open Program ]

This richly diverse program includes an open lab, introducing various approaches to a wide array of expressive forms, and an exhibition, held in the museum’s public space.


[top] NEW ANTIQUE members, 2015, Photo: Marika Sekoguchi
[bottom] NEW ANTIQUE shop, 2016, Photo: Motoyuki Shitamichi

Open ProgramSummer Open Lab: New Antique

New Antique is an experimental group made up of Motoyuki Shitamichi (artist; b. 1978), Hiraku Yamashita (director of the Tochudeyameru fashion brand; b. 1977), and Yuki Kageyama (editor; b. 1982). Actively searching for and utilizing things that might be described as “new antiques,” found in abundance on the street and the Internet, the group explores new values and new beauty. This program promises to showcases group’s (overly) freewheeling research.
For more information on the group, see: http://atarashiikotto.com
Introducing various approaches to a diverse range of expressive forms, the Summer Open Lab functions as a proving site at the museum and explores the potential for artistic creation.

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Open ProgramOpen Call for Art Project Ideas 2018

Open Call for Art Project Ideas is an open program in which artists are invited to show their work in a free public space at the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art (Hiroshima MOCA). The program accepts proposals from both Japan – and foreign-based artists that are designed for a space outside the galleries in the museum (designed by Kisho Kurokawa) and that make the most of the space’s special characteristics. An important point in judging the works will be how well the space and work draw out each other’s attractive qualities. Any type of work is acceptable – painting, sculpture, installation, performance, etc. Winning works, selected by a panel of judges, will be shown in an exhibition in October 2018. For details, please visit the official competition website (only in Japanese).


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