The staffs of “MUSEUM,” which is the cultural complex to promote the current creative scene in Hokkaido, pick out and recommend the latest news in monthly selected from “MUSEUM STORE” at 1st floor is a select shop of lifestyle design focused on fashion, “SOUVENIR HOKKAIDO” deals in products can be purchased, for example artworks, CDs and books by Hokkaido artists, and “Clark Gallery + SHIFT” at 2nd floor promotes and manages artists as the only one commercial gallery of contemporary art in Hokkaido. You could get exclusive information like some events at only MUSEUM, don’t miss it! In addition, online store of MUSEUM STORE has launched, please check it out!
YUMI FUZUKI POETRY “OUR CAT”
Yumi Fuzuki, a poet who received the 15th Nakahara China Award for her first collection of poems, has released her third poetry called “Our Cat. (Watashitachi no Neko)” An interview with her will be published on Shift soon.
KEIKO ORIKASA ATELIER
A candle artist, Keiko Orikasa has moved her atelier to the 2nd floor at MUSEUM. In recent years, she has been noted in her various fields for things such as making candles with the motif of the natural winter phenomena of Hokkaido.
SHU SAITO EXHIBITION “AIZU”
The new solo exhibition of Shu Saito will be held at Clark Gallery + SHIFT until November 30th. While he is involved in the field of art education, he finds small elements that repeat in the landscape of our daily life, and then reconstructs them with various colors and forms.
JUN IGARASHI ARCHITECTURE ATELIER
Jun Igarashi as an architect, who designed MUSEUM and relocated to its 2nd floor in November. Jun Igarashi went on to become not only a talented architectural planner but a highly sought-after designer and lecturer in Japan and overseas.
ART FAIR SAPPORO 2016
Clark Gallery + SHIFT will exhibit at Art Fair Sapporo 2016 of the Cross Hotel Sapporo from November 26th to 27th. It is the first international art fair in Sapporo. Artworks by Toshiya Kobayashi, Shuun and Tomohiro Shibuki will be shown at their booth.
Text: Ayumi Yakura