Artist and Miyakejima University professor Katsuhiko Hibino, who did underwater sketches at Okubo Beach before the university opened in June of 2011, returns for a public exhibition of sketching some of the island’s scenic points.
These works will also be displayed after he leaves the island.
Locations where the sketching is to take place will be announced in advance. Contact the Miyakejima University Main School Building.
Jan 5 (Sun) – 7 (Tue), 2014
Megane Rock, Ako ruins
Locations may change due to weather conditions
Katsuhiko Hibino (Artist)/Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts/Professor, Miyakejima University
Born 1958 in Gifu. He creates art with people from many different regions, develops art projects whose focus is on the receptive power of the recipient, and creates works combining art with social function. In 2003 he founded, and still continues, the “Day After Tomorrow Newspaper Company”, and other projects have included the “Seed is a Ship Sailing Project” (2012) and “OTOTOI Maru Seabed Inquiry Ship in Setouchi” at Setouchi Triennale 2013. He served as Artistic Director for Roppongi Art Night in 2013, and his individual exhibition “Hibino on Side off Side” was recently featured at the Taro Okamoto Museum of Art. He is a Director of the Japan Football Association.
Miyakejima University Main School Building (Mikurajima Kaikan)
1807-1 Ako, Miyake-mura, Miyake-jima 100-1212
Tel: 04994-8-5888 (except Thu)
Miyakejima University Project Executive Committee Office
Miyake Village Office
Tel: 04994-5-0981 (weekdays 8:30 – 17:15)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Culture Creation Project Office (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Miyakejima University Project Executive Committee