Exhibition summary

Manabu Niimi of tradition and innovation! Mika Ninagawa takes charm of entertainment district of Kyoto splendidly and takes down

Mika Ninagawa is photographer on behalf of modern Japan, and the energetic activity continues attracting attention with big topic regardless of home and abroad. In addition, Director of Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games serves from wide judgment in art culture, too. This photo exhibition is comprised of "entertainment district" and "scenery" of seasonal beautiful Kyoto that the best of traditional aesthetics of Kyoto was accumulated, and it may be said with "fantasy four seasons picture scroll of Kyoto" that approximately 120 points of works are displayed. We followed each traditional culture, art carefully and connected five entertainment districts (Gion back part, Miyagawacho, Pontocho, Kamishichiken, the Gion east) of Kyoto with the future by hand of women. Put together in image of geisha, 15 maikos who kept on choosing among five entertainment district each such and we prepared to by one and we took the best of traditional aesthetics of Kyoto that had been inherited until today for sensitivity only by Ninagawa and took down special set. We go to visit, and this product which we hung is released time more than two years to on Kyoto without several degrees for the first time in here Kyoto.
※Book exhibition "is held as the sixth KYOTOGRAPHIE Kyoto international photograph festival 2018 asoshieiteddo program.

15 geisha maikos ©mika ninagawa,artbeat publishers

©mika ninagawa,
Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery

Geisha, maiko appearance of 15 people!
[Gion back part] Lawn arrow Kei (geisha), true Yoshiko (maiko), Kei tsu Ougi (maiko)
[Miyagawacho] Do this, and assume fish to eat (geisha), and assume greens (geisha) in the summer; pure (maiko)
[Pontocho] City sayo (geisha), city Aya (maiko), city are constipated (maiko)
[Kamishichiken] Plum leaf (geisha), city are crowded (maiko) and still meet (maiko)
[the Gion east] tsune existence (geisha), tsune peach (geisha), hinajo (maiko)

©mika ninagawa

<writer brief career history> Photographer, movie director.
Tokyo birth. After person pot exhibition Grand Prix, Canon photograph new century award for excellence, it is Konica photograph prize for encouragement, Ihee Kimura photograph prize, a lot of receiving a prize careers including Ohara Museum of Art prize (VOCA exhibition). Large-scale retrospective show that went around Museum of four whole country from 2008 mobilized a total of 180,000 in "flower of Mika Ninagawa exhibition - ground, color - of the heavens". In addition, a lot of picture works dealt, too, and, as for "it blooms" (2007 exhibition), it was official exhibition special invitation work of the 57th Berlin International Film Festival and the 31st Hong Kong international film festival, and first supervision movie got evaluation at home and abroad. We record box office of 2,200 million yen, and movie "herutasukeruta" becoming the second work (2012 exhibition) wins Kaneto Shindo Prize. By private exhibition "Mika Ninagawa exhibition held in Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Taipei) of Taiwan in 2016," we largely update attendance record of the hall and boast of approximately 130,000 attendance, and it is big topic. Large-scale Museum patrol photo exhibition is started in June, 2018 in the whole country. 2020 Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games director appointment.
Exhibition period It is without holiday during exhibition period for from Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Sunday, May 13
Opening time From 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (the entering a building deadline: in 30 minutes before closing)
※But we follow for business hours of department store and may be changed.
Entering a building charges (tax-included)
The public 900 yen (700 yen)
High university student 700 yen (500 yen)
The small, junior high student 500 yen (300 yen)

※() It is rate of person of the presentation and one companion with the person of the presentation and "disability certificate" with inner ha booking, "KYOTOGRAPHIE passport" on that day.

Booking sale period

Until from Saturday, March 10, 2018 to Friday, April 13.
Request this museum ticket window (except closed day), ticket PIA (P cord 768-903), Lawson ticket (L cord 53659), Kyoto Shimbun Cultural Center.

Sponsorship

Museum "Eki" KYOTO, Kyoto Shimbun

Support Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Special cooperation MBS, amuse
Cooperation Kyoto tradition performing arts promotion foundation (to ember foundation), KYOTOGRAPHIE Kyoto international photograph festival, Mt. educational foundation Uryu school Kyoto University of Art and Design, TOKYO Lithmatic, light village Suiko study, lucky star, Noboru Koyama Yoshio gallery
Plan, produce Shigeo Goto +G/P gallery