Olaf Nicolai @ Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018 in Niigata, Japan
Olaf Nicolai has just completed his artwork "La lampe sur le jour fait une tache …" for Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018 in Niigata, Japan !
The work of Olaf Nicolai is situated in rice paddy of Village Shimizu, where colorful street lamps form an island with the lamps. The artist remembers the city light of Tokyo including electric signs, and on the basis of these images were created these artificial light in this remote mountainous area. What effect can they have on the secluded village? The artwork can be visited at night view from sunset to 21h.
Click for the detailed report of production in Japanese
You can encounter with the drawing for this installation work in anjin café at Daikanyama T-site, not far from Art Front Gallery. “La lampe sur le jour fait une tache …" is on view through September 17. Please do not miss this precious occasion. Click here for details
Art Passport and guidebook for Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018 is available at Art Front Gallery.
■Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018
Duration: 51 days, Sun 29 July to Sun 17 Sep 2018
Venue: Echigo-Tsumari Region (Tokamachi city/Tsunan town, Niigata Prefecture, 760㎢), Japan