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Art Festival 28th (Sat.) January - 13th (Mon.)February, 2023※Opening times depending on the programme and venue.
Art Fair Exhibition period:10th (Fri.)-12th (Sun.) February, 2023
Preview:10th (Fri.) February 13:00-19:00 (invitation only )
Opening to the public:11th (Sat.) February 11:00-19:00
Opening to the public:12th (Sun) February 11:00-16:00
Opening to the public:(Last admission 30 minutes before)
Tickets Advance tickets (until 27th January) : General admission 2,500 yen Student 1,500 yen※
Ticket at the door:General admission 3,000 yen Student 2,000yen※Click here for ticket details.
Venue Grand Front Osaka (Knowledge Plaza on the 1st floor of the North Building / Umekita Plaza Subspace / Umekita Plaza Point Space / Umekita SHIP Hall / Knowledge Capital Congress Center on the 2nd basement floor of the North Building) / Semba Excel Building / Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library / THE BOLY OSAKA / Kamagasaki University of the Arts / Kioku Shugei-Kan“Tansu” and more.Click here for a list of venues

Event

January 2023

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Artists & Curators Talk ‘Re Interpretation’ exhibition
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Venue: Semba Excel Building , ...
Artists Talk ‘NIJIGEN-HA’
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speakers: KUTSUNA Miwa, Kyaraai, SHIMOMURA Yutaka, HIROMI) Venue: Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library , ...
Kamagasaki University of the Arts 2023
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Collaborative *Haiku *Japanese short poetry. Collaborative Haiku, a wonder and interesting encounter Lecturers: NISHIKAWA Masaru (free verse haiku), TAKAGI Tomoshi (life haiku), UEDA Kanayo (poet) Venue: 6F Semba Excel Building For those participating online, please register at URL below in advance: https://forms.gle/ , ...
Workshop ‘Sewing the pattern of the previous generation’
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Several of the products made by NISHINARI YOSHIO have the theme of things that have existed for a long time = ‘previous generations’. By utilising those original patterns and appliqued or embroidered on old clothes, we will create original clothings that gives new value. Time| 16.00-19.00 Venue|Kioku shugei , ...
‘Sing karaoke with Kolektyw Łaski!’
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
‘Sing karaoke with Kolektyw Łaski!’ Songs in Japanese, English, Ukrainian and Polish! Let’s start a revolution with our singing voices! Performers: Kolektyw Łaski (Julia Golachowska, Jagoda Kwiatkowska, Anna Shimomura) Venue: Semba Excel Building 4F , ...
Aung Myat Htay workshop
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Facilitator: Aung Myat Htay Venue: 3F Semba Excel Building https://peatix.com/event/3478243 , ...
Sunflower Solidarity Community Center 《Emergency Kiosk》 Performance
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Discover the truth and start decolonisation on Malanka Day with Ukrainian food and fortune-telling. Performers: Sunflower Solidarity Community Center ((Yulia Krivich, Taras Gembik), Marta Romankiv, Taras Gembik) Venue: 5F Senba Excel Building , ...
Study: 2023 Curators talk
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: NANJO Fumio (Curator/Art Critic/Special Advisor for Mori Art Museum), KASUYA Akiko, KUTSUNA Miwa, TANBARA Kensho, Paweł Pawchalek (a curator of this art festival), YABUMOTO Yuto (Production Zomia), SUZUKI Daisuke (CEO, ARTLOGUE Inc.) *Speakers are subject to change. Venue: 2F Semba Excel Building , ...
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Kamagasaki University of the Arts 2022
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kamagasaki University of the Arts 2022 Art and Kamagei(Kamagasaki University of the Arts), Unravel the Artistry of Kamagei 1: Asylum and Marginal Art   Speakers: FUKUZUMI Ren (art critic), UEDA Kanayo (poet) Moderator: AKITA Kouki (Deputy Chief Priest, Dairenji Temple) 2: Anarchism and Marginal Art Speakers: UEDA Kana , ...
Workshop ‘Sewing the pattern of the previous generation’
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Several of the products made by NISHINARI YOSHIO have the theme of things that have existed for a long time = ‘previous generations’. By utilising those original patterns and appliqued or embroidered on old clothes, we will create original clothings that gives new value. Time| 16.00-19.00 Venue|Kioku shugei , ...
‘Sing karaoke with Kolektyw Łaski!’
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
‘Sing karaoke with Kolektyw Łaski!’ Songs in Japanese, English, Ukrainian and Polish! Let’s start a revolution with our singing voices! Performers: Kolektyw Łaski (Julia Golachowska, Jagoda Kwiatkowska, Anna Shimomura) Venue: Semba Excel Building 4F , ...
Sunflower Solidarity Community Center 《Emergency Kiosk》 Performance
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Discover the truth and start decolonisation on Malanka Day with Ukrainian food and fortune-telling. Performers: Sunflower Solidarity Community Center (Yulia Krivich, Taras Gembik) Venue: 5F Senba Excel Building , ...
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Kamagasaki University of the Arts 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Word and Body, Words and bodies that both respond and ignore each other. Lecturer: SUNAREO Osamu (choreographer, dancer), UEDA Kanayo (poet) Venue: 6F Senba Excel Building Fee: Kamagei (Kamagasaki University of the Arts) is run by your donations. People on welfare or in need: Feel free to attend for free. Those who can , ...
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Artists / Curators

Aung Myat Htay
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
OKUDA Yuta
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
©︎小岩勉
Hiromi(itami sayo, Kizuki, kukamura, SHIMOMURA Yutaka, PARCO KINOSHITA, YATŌ HARUKA)
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
KANNO Ayumi
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
Kyunkun
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
©️Kotetsu-Nakazato
Ana Scripcariu-Ochiai
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
photo by cyndixxx, courtesy of Muuseo
TAKATA Fuyuhiko
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
撮影:富田 正宣
YAMAGATA Issei
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
Michael Rikio Ming Hee Ho
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
Aung Myint
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
AKIYAMA Yui
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
ISHIGE Kenta
Artist
THE BOLY OSAKA
Exhibition
Photo by OKADA Yurina
OSAWA Hal
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
Photo MOROI Junji
OMIYA Ellie
Artist
KAGAIRO Kitahama main store
Art Dining
Photo: NINAGAWA Mika
OCHIAI Yoichi
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
KASUYA Akiko
Curator
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Kyaraai
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
Photo: Kohei Matsumura
Kamagasaki University of the Arts
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
KUTSUNA Miwa
Curator
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
KITO Kengo
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
KOMATSU Kazumichi
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
photo: Kasia Los
Kolektyw Łaski(Julia Golachowska, Jagoda Kwiatkowska, Anna Shimomura)
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Photo: Kenshu Shintsubo
SHIKATA Yukiko
Curator
THE BOLY OSAKA
Exhibition
Daniel Koniusz
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Photo by:NOMOTO BIKITORU(METACRAFT)Offer:e-vela.jp
TAMBARA Kensho
Artist,Curator
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
Taras Gembik
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
photo: Felix Schmitt
Tuan Mami
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
TOYAMA Masamichi
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Art Dining
NAKA Erika
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
NAKANO Nobuko
Artist
Research
Research project
© Toshie Kusamoto
NISHINARI YOSHIO
Artist
Kioku Shugei-Kan“Tansu”
Exhibition
Nukeme
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
©GOTO Takehiro
NO ARCHITECTS
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
©BYNAM
BYNAM
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
PACHCIAREK Paweł
Curator
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
©Kioku Keizo
HAYASHI Yuki
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition
HIBINO Katsuhiko
Artist
LE PONT DE CIEL
Art Dining
Production Zomia
Curator
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Bogna Burska
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
©Yoshiro Masuda
MAEDA Kohei
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
MAKITA Ai
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
《Self-portrait for multiple accounts #02》 2021
MATSUYAMA Shigeki
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
Marta Romankiv
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Photo Credits: Joeri Bosma
Mikołaj Sobczak
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Rooo Lou
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
©︎ 2022 ANDREW ACACIO, MEGURU YAMAGUCHI, GOLD WOOD ART WORKS
YAMAGUCHI Meguru
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
YAMAGUCHI Masato
Artist
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
Exhibition
yang02
Artist
THE BOLY OSAKA
Exhibition
Yulia Krivich
Artist
Semba Excel Building
Exhibition
Photo:YOSHIMI RYO
YOSHIMURA Taichi
Artist
Grand Front Osaka
Exhibition

Program

Exhibition

Visitors can appreciate exhibitions by curators and artists with connections to Osaka at venues around the city, including Grand Front Osaka, Semba Excel Building and the Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library.

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Art Fair

This is an event with a diverse range of booths, from top national and international galleries to business exhibitors from the creative industries.

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Art Dining

Visitors can enjoy the artist's works while dining at selected restaurants and ryotei* venues.
(* traditional Japanese-style restaurants)

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StART UPs

The project will collaborate with start-ups, companies, organizations, and the arts industry to launch experimental projects.

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Venue / Map

Organizer

Office of Study:Osaka Kansai International Art Festival(ARTLOGUE Inc.)

Cooperative Projects

Semba Art site project

Sponsors

Grants

Cooperations

GRAND FRONT OSAKA TMO General Incorporated association, Emohaus Inc., Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library Designated manager ShoPro・Haseko・TRC cooperative venture, Creative Network Center Osaka MEBIC, Semba Club, Tobita Shinchi Cuisine Association, Knowledge Capital Congrès Convention Centre, Polish Institite in Tokyo, and more

Media Partners

Supports

Kansai Keizai Doyukai (Kansai Association of Corporate Executives), Embassy of Ukraine in Japan, The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kansai Consular Corps, Kansai Economic Federation (public interest incorporated association), Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition, Japan Poland Association Kansai, Forum・Poland, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Japan, and more

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