Projects

ASCENDING AND DESCENDING-WHITE AND POLAR NIGHT/
RINTARO HARA

The amount of daylight in Finland varies greatly according to the season. From the white nights of the arctic summer to the darkness of the polar nights, Finland is home to natural phenomena which do not occur in Japan. In his installation at Gallery Forum…

OUR PLASTIC / so+ba

Due to growing awareness of the need to prevent marine pollution, there is now an international movement to reduce single-use plastic products such as straws. Living a more eco- friendly lifestyle is now a global trend. Zou-no-hana Terrace, too, is taking efforts to reduce plastic…

Soup Tasting River Yokohama ― Hamburg / Miku Sato

This project aims to taste the water from the river flowing through the city by cooking traditional local soup. Since 2011, this project has been conducted at different locations around the world. This time, a performance was held by providing soup to the audience made…

ANNUAL MEETING 2017 Shanghai

Directors and artists:San Diego: James A Enos (Director / The Periscope Project), Tim Schwartz (Artist)Hamburg: Michael Kress (Artist, Director / FRISE), Torsten Bruch (Artist)Yokohama: Tsutomu Okada, Yoshie Ota (Director), Duncan Mark (Interpreter)Shanghai: Zhang Xi (Director / Halcyon Gallery), Wu Hong (Artist) Groningen: Jan Derek Diekema…

Annual Meeting 2016 Hamburg

For the third time artists, cultural activists, and theorists from different countries gather for the Port Journey annual meeting, which will be held in September 15-18th 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, at the Art Center HyCP/FRISE. Port Journey, an international network for art and culture, will…

Annual Meeting 2015 GWANGJU

PORT JOURNEYS DIRECTORS MEETING IN GWANGJU DIRECTORS AND ARTISTS: Gwangju: Siyon Jin (Director / Artist)San Diego: James A Enos, Moly G Enos (Director / The Periscope Project), Patrick Shields (Artist)Hamburg: Michael Kress (Artist, Director / FRISE) Yokohama: Tsutomu Okada, Yoshie Ota (Director), Kyota Takahash (Artist)…

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Annual Meeting 2014 Yokohama

2014/09/12 (FRI)19:00 Reception 2014/09/13 (SAT) 12:00 Kazuaki SEKI, Kanto Gakuin University: Khabarovsk/Vladivostok/Yokohama exchange program with Far Eastern Russia Masanobu ITO, Japan Foundation (Program Director of Visual Arts Art and Culture Department): International cultural exchange ringing Japanese art beyond the sea Presentations by representatives of 6…

ADORE / Michael Kress

ABOUT THE PROJECTThe Yokohama-Hamburg Conversation, initiated by Michael Kress (HyCP/Hamburg), and Zou-no-Hana Terrace in Yokohama, was an exchange involving over 30 Yokohama-based artists; including talks, workshops and a collective video performance. The exchange focused on the role of artists, artist-runspaces, and the tradition of autonomous…

HAMBURGER ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA / Aki Inomata

A picture painted of things collected by local citizens that are thought to really represent Hamburg. The “Hamburger Illustrated Encyclo- pedia” is exhibited floating on the Elbe River. The artwork of Aki Inomata is a collection of anthropological miniatures. She shows how to arrange within…

KAN-BUTSU / HARUNA NAKAYAMA

KAN-BUTSU BASEL This was a performance conducted by overlapping the layers of culture in producing dried goods by traditional Japanese methods in Switzerland’s climate, similar to Japan. Processing more typically Swiss foods such as dairy products and meats, I entertained and served soup to visitors…

SPACESHIP KARI-NUI / RISA SATO

DIRECTORS NOTE–suddenly appeared in our life– Risa Sato: Spaceship ‘Kari-nui’In partnership with ZOU-NO-HANA Terrace, Japanese artist Risa Sato presented ‘Kari-nui’ at West Space in Melbourne in May-June 2013. The back gallery of West Space was used as a working studio space for Risa, and displayed…

MARITIME CRAFT / PATRICK SHIELDS & TIM SCHWARTZ

Maritime Craft is a project/installation that explores the port landscapes of San Diego and Yokohama. The project documents a singular object and the world it sees. Floating on the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan and California, the object absorbs visual data with multiple…

PRUE CROME

Upon discussion with directors and curators of arts, city officers, government staff and others in Yokohama and Melbourne, “PORT JOURNEY Yokohama ⇄ Melbourne” formed a partnership with West Space, Melbourne’s leading artist-run organization in December 2011. In support of Melbourne-based curator, Zara Stanhope, we invited…

Timeline

2012 YOKOHAMA ⇄ MELBOURNE / Prue Crome2012 YOKOHAMA ⇄ SAN DIEGO / Patrick Shields and Tim Schwartz2013 MELBOURNE ⇄ YOKOHAMA / Risa Sato2014 HAMBURG ⇄ YOKOHAMA / Aki Inomata 2016An exchange program between Shanghai has been substantiated this year. The exhibition to which Lu Yang…