“SHINANO Primitive Sense Art Festival 2015” and “Traveling the Primitive Sense”

Asahi Art Festival 2015


The theme of our Primitive Sense Art Festival for this year is creation of "MATSURI."  Matsuri means festival in Japanese.  It also means ritual, ceremony or jubilation.  The artists will be expected to work closely with the nature of the Kizaki Lake and the local community to create their own Matsuri.  We are calling for artists who create a place, create a happening at the place where somebody created, and create a object which generate a happening.  We believe that such artists’ Matsuri expressions all together will expand the possibility of MATSURI.  We would like you to rid yourself of your ego and open up your soul to the earth.  The artists can create the new relationship between the nature and human beings anew.
We would like to corporate with other organizations with AIR programs which sympathize with our Primitive Sense Art Festival.  We welcome a visit from artists of other AIR programs and artist of our Primitive Sense Art Festival would like to visit other AIR programs for interchange. 



SHINANO Primitive Sense Art Festival Committee


Founded in 2010, Shinano Primitive Sense Art Festival is the largest annual celebration of art in Omachi City. Uniquely, the festival offers a chance to experience the best contemporary arts. Enjoy strolling along the Kizaki Lake and watch artists complete pieces, and you can feel the dynamics of the nature and the earth. To express your original primitive sense, please visit Shinano and the Kizaki Lake in Omachi City where the beautiful lands of water welcome you for the bud of new creation.

2015 年度参加団体