【Exhibition】Stories and the Breath of Life


Nogamittsu Project, implemented as part of the City of Kyoto’s Foundation-Building Program for a Harmonious Society Realized Through the Arts, is a project conceived and developed through dialogue with users, residents, and staff of the comprehensive welfare facility Higashi-Kujo Nozomi no Sono.

*Nogamittsu means “there are three ‘no’”––a reference to Nozomi no Sono, in which the syllable “no” appears three times. Yamamoto devised the name.

Solo Exhibition, Makiko Yamamoto “Stories and the Breath of Life”
Date: February 17 (Sun)-24 (Sun), 2019 * Open all day
Time: 13:00-19:00
Venue: Former Sanno Elementary School, North building, ground floor  (27 Higashi Sannocyo, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto City)
Entrance fee: free
Organized by Kyoto City
Planning and production: HAPS (Higashiyama Artists Placement Service)
Coordinator: Satoshi Ago
Cooperation: Higashikujo Nozomi-no-sono / RAKUTO KASEI INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.  / Arts Seed Kyoto
Production cooperation: Yugo Konishi (Gardening) / Kim Sajik (photograph) / Yuta Nakamura (Pottery) / Shigeno Nishikawa from Acacia no kai (Reading) / Takehisa Mashimo (Recording and editing)
Photo of Nogamittsu Garden: Kim Song Gi, Toshiaki Nakatani, Takuya Irie
Leaflet design: Eidai Nagato

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◯Opening Reception:
“Story of Nogamims Garden” (reading: Shigekawa Nishikawa)
Date: February 17th, 2019 (Sun) 17:00 –
Venue: Former Sanno Elementary School

Date: February 23, 2019 (Sat) 15:00 – 16:30
Venue: Kyoto City Networking Salon for Community Welfare and Multicultural Exchange
Speakers: Makiko Yamamoto (artist), Kunihito Ogasawara (Nozomi no sono), Masaru Nishikawa (Clinical philosopher)
Moderator: Satoshi Ago (Coordinator)

◯ Open day “Making a garden together”
Date: February 24, 2019 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
Venue: Nozimo no sono

◯ Tea party at Nogamittsu Garden
Date: March 10, 2019 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
Venue: Nozomi no sono

Photo (Installation View) : Tomoki Moriya