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1st Echigo-Tsumari Triennial
20 July - 10 September 2000

Echigo-Tsumari / 2000

Overview of Dates and Facts


20 July - 10 September 2000


Echigo-Tsumari Region

An area of 762 km² in Niigata Prefecture. Included are the towns of Tokamachi, Kawanishi, Tsunan, Matsudai and Matsunoyama, as well as the village of Nakasato.

See Location map

General Director:

Fram Kitagawa

Born in Takada, Niigata Prefecture. Artistic Director, President of the Art Front Gallery in Tokyo. General Coordinator of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Necklace Project (since 1997) and the Triennial from the beginning.

Art Advisors:

Jean de Loisy

Okwui Enwezor

Apinan Poshyananda

Ulrich Schneider

Yusuke Nakahara


150 artists and groups from 32 countries.
See the List of participants


Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial Executive Committee

Contact and further details, see Start page.




This overview has been compiled from information that we received from the organizers. We do not assume responsibility regarding its accuracy.
Pat Binder und Gerhard Haupt, Universes in Universe


Echigo-Tsumari / 2000