4th General Assembly: Schedule of Events

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4th General Assembly
September 26, 2017 13:30 – 16:00
Yokohama Museum of Art / Yokohama Triennale 2017 (Info)
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan MAP

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4th General Assembly Schedule of Events

The 4th General Assembly will take place September 25 – 28 in Yokohama, Japan. It is hosted by Yokohama Triennale and organized by the IBA Office.

Those attending the 4th General Assembly are recommended to arrive on September 25th.
Those attending the 8th Board Meeting are recommended to arrive on September 24th.

*IBA Members Only
**IBA Board Members Only

September 25, Monday

10:30 – 14:00    Guided Tour of Yokohama Triennale 2017** (Info)
Meeting Point: Yokohama Museum of Art
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama MAP

In order of…

Yokohama Museum of Art
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1
Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall (Basement)

14:30 – 18:00    8th Board Meeting**
Location: 8F Seminar Room, Yokohama Museum of Art
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama MAP

19:00 – 21:00    Welcome Dinner**
Location: Sankei-en
58-1, Honmoku Sannotani, naka-ku, Yokohama MAP
*Bus transportation will be provided.

September 26, Tuesday

Yokohama Triennale 2017 will be open from 10:00 for those members who would like to see the show before the GA.

13:00 – 13:30    Registration
Location: Yokohama Museum of Art

13:30 – 16:00    4th General Assembly*
Location: Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama MAP

16:00 – 18:00    Second Board Meeting**
Location: Circular Forum, Yokohama Museum of Art

19:00    Dinner*
Location: TBA

September 27, Wednesday

10:00 – 11:30   Discussion
Location: Circular Forum, Yokohama Museum of Art
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama MAP

Participants will have an opportunity to discuss and share new strategies and issues of professional career development in the biennale/triennale sector.

Discussion A: Why Biennales and Triennales?
Discussion B: How Do We Develop Professional Skills in Biennales and Triennales?

11:30 – 12:00    Wrap-Up Session
Location: Circular Forum, Yokohama Museum of Art

Wrap-Up Discussion
“Where Are We Now? What Are Our Strategies? How Are We to Implement Them?”

13:30 – 15:30    International Seminar: Connectivity as a Method? The Future of Contemporary Art and Biennales/Triennales
Location: Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art
3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama MAP

In this international seminar, Soichiro Fukutake, the founder of Benesse Art Site Naoshima, is invited to give a keynote speech about his experiences in creating the various infrastructures in Naoshima through contemporary art, followed by a panel discussion on the future of biennales and triennale, in order to discuss the fundamental value of art and its contribution to generating new social values, and seek how future biennales/triennales could connect art with the various aspects in our society.

Keynote Speaker
Soichiro Fukutake, Founder and President, Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Panel Discussion
“Connectivity as a Method? The Future of Contemporary Art and Biennales/Triennales” with Jun’ya Yamaide (CEO of Beppu Project NPO / artist) and international curators

*Capacity: 200
*English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation available

15:30 – 16:30    Coffee Service
Location: Yokohama Museum of Art

16:30 – 18:00    Informal Self-Guided Tour of  Yokohama Triennale

18:00 – 20:00    Nissan Art Award Show (Info)
Location: BankART Studio NYK
3-9 Kaigan-dori, Naka-ku, Yokohama MAP
*10 minute walk from Yokohama Museum of Art

20:00 – 22:00    Informal Gathering
Location: TBA

September 28, Thursday

Full-Day Excursion*
This schedule will be refined by the end of August. Times are subject to change.

9:30 – 11:30    Bus

20:00 – 22:00    Enoura Observatory (Info)

Odawara Art Foundation
Address: 362-1 Enoura, Odawara, Kanagawa

20:00 – 22:00    Bus

20:00 – 22:00    Warehouse Terrada (Info)

*T-ART HALL , TERRATORIA, ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM
Warehouse TERRADA Main Storage Center (D Entrance)
Address: 2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

*PIGMENT(T-ART ACADEMY)
TERRADA Harbor One Bldg. 1F
Address: 2-5-5 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

*TERRADA ART COMPLEX
Warehouse TERRADA S-Bldg.
Address: 1-33-10 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

20:00 – 22:00    Bus

20:00 – 22:00    Japan Media Arts Festival (Info)

NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] Address: Tokyo Opera City Tower 4F, 3-20-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, and other locations
Address: Tokyo Opera City Tower 3F, 3-20-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

20:00 – 22:00    Bus

20:00 – 22:00    Mori Art Museum (Info)

Exhibition: SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now
Address: 53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Enoura Observatory, Odawara Art Foundation: Founded by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tokyo Gallery Complex, Mori Art Museum, etc. (Info)

Please email the IBA Office if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you at the 4th General Assembly!

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