Release date:Oct. 26, 2020

Sightama Art Center Project Information on the program contents in the first half of November

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The theme of Sightama Art Center Project is "Hymn to Everyday Life: Participate, Communicate, and Feel Art in Saitama" and it is a project to create habits for citizens and visitors to participate in art with artists related to Saitama according to their own lifestyle.
Please join us again in November with programs by artists of various genres.

An online reservation is required in advance to visit the venue.

* Live streaming will be filmed at the venue. If you are concerned about the reflection in the video, please inform the receptionist.

If you can't come to the venue, please see the live broadcast.

- Breathe deeply on Wednesday -

Acoustic live

[Date and Time] November 4 (Wednesday) 19:30-21:00
[Cast] Night Guitars
[Venue] Former Omiya Library / Underground Theater
[Details] Mr. Shiota of "Guitars at Night" lives in Kawaguchi City and frequently appears in events and live performances in Saitama City. There is no doubt that it will be a night where you can meet wonderful musicians and experience the Saitama music scene even more attractively through Saitama Triennale 2020. Please feel free to join us.
[Capacity] 20 people (advance application required) * The capacity of the former Omiya Library is limited.
[Participation fee] Free

Night Guitars Picture

Acoustic guitar instrumental duo by Kei Takasugi and Kazuya Shiota. Heaven artist certified by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. A unit that plays songs of a wide range of genres such as original songs, jazz, movie music, pops, etc. with two guitars
・ Kazuya Shiota: Lives in Kawaguchi City. Support for DRIED BONITO and Okinawan folk song Kanako Horiuchi, CD production, etc. Participated 12 times in the national finals of the finger picking contest sponsored by Moridaira Musical Instruments. In addition to being serialized in a solo arrangement in the guitar magazine "Acoustic Guitar Book", he has also performed on various TV commercials.
・ Kei Takasugi : Moved to the United States at the age of 17 and graduated from Berklee College of Music. He moved to Brazil in 2005 and is currently supporting many recordings and live performances in Tokyo.

- Art school on Friday-

"Kitazawa Rakuten and Freedom of Expression"

[Date and time] November 6 (Friday) 19:30-21:00
[Lecturer] Arai Taro
[Venue] Former Omiya Library / Underground Theater
[Details] Kitazawa Rakuten, the first manga artist in Japan. Rakuten, which continued to express the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa eras by means of caricatures, fought for life with "freedom of expression," just like modern creators. How much freedom of expression is allowed? What makes freedom of expression? Focusing on Rakuten's works, Arai Taro examines expressions in manga and their risks from the perspective of the same trader.
[Capacity] 20 people (advance application required) * The capacity of the former Omiya Library is limited.
[Participation fee] Free

Arai Taro

Manga artist / illustrator / caricature artist. Kyodo News distributes social comics to local newspapers nationwide (Saitama Shimbun every Sunday)
Director of Kitazawa Rakuten Awards / Supporting Saitama City's cultural and artistic creation activities and projects for many years / Saitama Tourism Ambassador.
[Message to participants]
The current city of Saitama, which was created by merging the four cities, has many characteristics because of this, and it is not possible to communicate each one well. Through Saitama Triennale 2020, I would like to be able to effectively promote "Saitama City, which originally has many characteristics," both domestically and internationally.

- Art challenge on Saturday -

SACP Original Card Game Tournament

[Date and time] November 7(Saturday) 13:30-15:30
[Cast] Sightama Art Center Project Team
[Venue] Former Omiya Library / Words Base
Sightama Art Center Project is a fun way to create a card game that "creates your own art festival." Through the game, you can learn about the area of ​​Saitama City, the participating artists, and the people involved. Participants will receive a basic starter pack. Please feel free to join us as you can enjoy it while giving a polite lecture even for the first time.
[Capacity] 15 people (advance application required) * The capacity of the former Omiya Library is limited.
[Participation fee] Free

SACP Original Card Game Picture

- Special program -

ARTFULL Yume Matsuri cooperation event
"Breathe deeply on Wednesday" in ARTFULL Yume Matsuri

[Date and time] November 3 (Tuesday / holiday) 16:00-18:00
[Cast] Akane Tanabe, Yuki Yoshio, Miki Kobayashi
[Venue] Former Omiya Ward Office / Outdoor Square
"The 13th Artful Dream Festival 2020" will be held at the special stage of the main site of Saitama Triennale 2020 (former Omiya Ward Office). SACP will hold a live performance of three people as a collaboration project. From 10:00 to 16:00, we are planning an ARTFULL Yume Matsuri .
"ARTFULL Yume Matsuri " is an outdoor music event that started in 2008. Under the theme of "everyone is the creator, everyone is the protagonist" with the aim of connecting people and the city with art centered on music, the event has become a lively season as an event created by the participants themselves. At its core, the idea of ​​"lively in the city with music!", Which was set forth by the parent "Seseragi Concert," is still being passed down.
SACP and the "Seseragi Concert" also collaborated with the "Sightama Art Action Exhibition" held at the former Omiya Library from January 25th to March 1st, and shared the idea of ​​energetic activities in the community. This time, we will carry out a bridge to create a place of expression that will continue after the art festival. Please participate.

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Akane Tanabe
Born in 1990, from Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture. Graduated from Saitama Prefectural High School, Nihon University College of Art, Department of Drama. Since she was in high school, she has performed in various genres of dance, singing, and acting. Currently, she is also active as a ballroom dance instructor and an active professional athlete.

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Yuki Yoshio
Born in 1995. Saxophonist from Saitama prefecture. Graduated from the Department of Music, Musashino Academia Musicae, Department of Virtuoso, Prefectural Omiya Koryo High School. Good at contemporary music. The motto is creative. Received the 2nd (highest) prize at the 23rd Japanese Classical Music Competition National Convention.

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Miki Kobayashi
Singer songwriter / composer
Born in Warabi City, Saitama Prefecture. The songs that are close to people's hearts and the deep and transparent singing voice are highly supported. In 2019, the stage "Touken Ranbu Jiden Hibi no Ha yo Chiruramu" OP song strings arrangement, "Yu-Yu-" "Wish for that star" is accompanied by the play. In the movie "wasted eggs", he was in charge of the theme song and drama accompaniment, and was nominated for the Tallinn Black Knights Film Festival. He continues his activities centered on healing people's hearts with music that makes the scenery visible.

Miraibi Exhibition 4"Full-Body Spirit"gallery talk by Ichiro Endo(Future artist)(Online distribution)

[Date and time] Saturday, November 7th, 18: 30-19: 30
[way to participate] When the delivery time is reached, you can view it by accessing the Saitama International Marathon Festival 2020 official YouTube channel from the link below.

* This program is only available online. Even if you come to the venue, you will not be able to participate.Please note that.

Miraibi Exhibition 4"Full-Body Spirit" held in the exhibition room on the 1st floor of the annex site (former Omiya Library) of Saitama Triennale 2020.
"Mirai Bi" is a future art school established in 1969, and is a lecture taught by Ichiro Endo.
This exhibition is a joint exhibition of future art students and special guests held in various places.
Ichiro Endo will tell you about its charm and how to enjoy it.

[Exhibitors] Rutsu Nakamura, Ki-ryon, Yuri Machida, Haruka Kawakami, Momoyo Shimazaki, Chitose Shin, Shimakami Ricca, Koji Yokoe, Hina Kurosaka, Chicken Korma,Keiko Higashimura, Miracle Navigator, Nao Kimura, Shoma Hida, Makoto Ishigaki, Oriko Kishino, Masaru Kaito, Kappa Morphine, Kazuno Hosokura, Aki Fukaura,Azumi Kubo, Miyuki Ono, Tomohiro Kawaji, Urara Matsumiya, Hiroyuki Nagaishi, YUTAKA.H, Ayari Takiuchi, Kumi Hamada, Cobalt Bomb αΩ, Master Kappa
[Special guest] Iichiro Tanaka

Miraibi Exhibition 4 Iciro Endo

For more information on each program, please see the syllabus below.