An artist-run space “Art Trace Gallery”, which is located in Sumida-ku, co-hosted a group exhibition on drawings and sent 7 of its representing artists to the venue at an art university in Wrocław, Poland. There has been this drawing festival held in Wroclaw for over 30 years so that the exhibition specialized in drawings drew a lot of attention through workshops with locals and artists’ talks hosted by both Japanese and Polish participants of the show.
Art Trace gallery is an artist-run space in Ryogoku area established in August 2004, featuring things tend to be unnoticed in ordinary art scene consists of commercial galleries and art market. With its unique management system of co-owning the space by the members, it aims to perform as a new type of space to generate new relations between artists, society and art works.
ART TRACE Gallery
Akiyama-bld.1F, 2-13-19, Midori, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0021
Neon Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland