Kama Gei

"Is THAT your choice instead of my meals?" 2014Preview scene of Yokohama Triennale 2014, at Yokohama Museum of ArtEstablished 2012 in Osaka (Japan) Kama Gei (or “Kamagasaki free art university”) is based in Kamagasaki in Nishinari Ward, Osaka, which has a long history as a gathering place for day laborers, and today is home to many elderly former laborers. The organization’s goal is to offer lectures and workshops on various subjects, including philosophy, calligraphy, poetry, art and astronomy, to the broadest possible segment of society.

© Photo: KATO Ken Courtesy of Organizing Committee for Yokohama Triennale

Yokohama Triennale 2014

1 August - 3 November 2014, Yokohama, Japan. Theme: ART Fahrenheit 451 - Sailing into the sea of oblivion. Artistic Director: MORIMURA Yasumasa. 62 participants.

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