Cai Guo-Qiang's new PJ "To Build A Ship" started in Nara
"To Build A Ship"
Cai Guo-Qiang has started his new project "To Build A Ship" with his 10 craftsmen from China at Todaiji, Nara. The newly made ancient ship will be completed by Autumn when the main event of "Culture City of East Asia 2016" will be launched by the city of Nara, Japan.
At the core period of this event from 3rd September to 23rd October, artists from the countries that gave a cultural impact to Japan will install art works at temples in Nara city. It will be a great opportunity to feel the breeze of 1300 years ago where Nara played an important role in cultural exchange of East Asia.
Artists: Cai Guo-Qiang (China), Kim Sooja (Korea), Tadashi Kawamata (Japan), Sisyu (Japan), Shilpa Gupta (India), Sahand Hesamiyan (Iran), Diana Al-Hadid (Syria), Ayse Erkmen (Turky)