Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2020
The imagination of time
7 – 23 February 2020
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum and other venues
Every year, the Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions takes place at Ebisu, a hip section of Tokyo close to Meguro and Daikanyama.
The festival showcases a wide variety of visual and media art through exhibitions, video screenings, talks and live shows.
Highlights of the Art & Alternative Visions Festival 2020
◆ Theme: The imagination of time*
The 12th annual meet up will take place under the theme of “The imagination of time (*)” [the original translation].
In visual arts, time can be fluid, nonlinear. Time goes backwards as well as forwards freely. The festival will highlight the fluidity of time in a selection of visual works.
◆ Screening of films & videos
The 2020 programme includes a special screening of works by the experimental filmmaker Ben Rivers, and the projection of videos and films by Japanese and guest artists.
【Place】Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (1F Hall)
Showing a selection of exhibits, including new works and Japan premieres, to experience a metamorphic time in visual arts.
【Place】Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (3F, 2F, B1F exhibition halls); Maison franco-japonaise (Gallery)
◆ Off-site exhibition
Featuring “Hanabirium”, a 360-degree video on fireworks (“hanabi” in Japanese), which gives an omnidirectional visual experience
【Place】 Yebisu Garden Place (Center Plaza)
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