TOO MUCH SUMMER FOOD GARDEN
SATURDAY, 25 AUGUST 15:00 – 20:00
1-2-10 Suntopia St. Minami-machi, Mito-city, Ibaraki
¥2,500 (Ingredients of tofu and BBQ included ) | Apllication required
Too Much Japanese Summer Food garden “DOOF” will take place in an avant-garde courtyard at the Cafe Washingtown. This art project brings together all participants to make doof (tofu), the Japanese soul food, from soybeans and share recipes that use doof in delicious and creative ways such as Hiyayakko (chilled), Mabo-doof (spicy) and BBQ (char-grilled). The event is organized to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of American artist Gordon Matta-Clerk on 27th of August 2018.
*Please read the following carefully before making your reservation.
1. The event will be photographed and filmed. By entering the event premises, you consent to photography and video recording and their release, exhibition or reproduction to be used for promotional purposes, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by the Earth Hole Film Festival.
2. To improve your doof making experience and get acquainted with other participants, please refrain from using mobile phones and other types of electronic equipment during the event.
3. Photography is not allowed inside any areas of the Cafe Washingtown including the courtyard, however, feel free to use our film cameras to take souvenir photos which will be sent at a later date upon your request.
How to Apply
Please provide us with: 1.name 2.occupation 3.address 4.telephone number 5.e-mail address
E-mail: email@example.com / Phone:050(3690)3387 / Deadline:Tuesday, 22 August
*In case of too many applications, we will hold a draw for place allocation.
Earth Hole Film Festival Steering Committee
c/o The Site of Washingtown, 1-2-10 Suntopia St. Minami-machi, Mito-City, Ibaraki
050(3069)3387 firstname.lastname@example.org | www.earthholefilmfestival.org
Who is Gordon Matta-Clark?
Born in New York in 1943. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.Arch. in 1968. While working as an assistant to Dennis Oppenheim, he also met Robert Smithson whose works had a great influence on Matta-Clerk’s practice. In 1971, he opened an artist-run restaurant called FOOD in SoHo, New York, and in 1974, ‘Splitting’, his major building cut, earned a limelight. He continued to create performance works and video art until he died from pancreatic cancer at the young age of 35.
Earth Hole Film Festival HP： https://earthholefilmfestival.org/cafe/1459/
Keiko Ogane with Katsunobu Yaguchi
Celebrating the beginning of Earth Hole Film Festival 2018, the Washingtown presents GAITO JUNREI, a guided walking tour with Keiko Ogane, an avant-garde housewife, and Katsunobu Yaguchi, an artist, to experience history and culture in the light of the street lamps. The tour explores the west side area around Mito Station’s north exist, which was once the leading red-light district after World War II. The two professionals are willing to share theirwealth ofknowledge and stories of the city’s unique atmosphere and charms.
*Please keep in mind the following three things while on tour.
1.Silence your cellphone by turning off or putting on silent. Enjoy getting acquainted with other participants.
2. There may be Youkai (supernatural creatures) living around the street lamps. They are not fond of electronic devices. Avoidtaking pictures with cameras and mobile phones/devices. Use your eyes to capture the images and burn them into your mind,or bring your drawing tools to make sketches.
3. The tour takes place at dusk, however, dangerous heat is expected this time of year. Bringing a bottle of cold drink is highly
The Washingtown Contemporary Art Centre looks forward to your participation.
Date: Saturday, July 28th 2018 at 6:30 pmPostponement under the influence of typhoon
New date: Saturday, August 4th 2018 at 18:30pm
Location: Meet in front of the Washingtown Site (at Suntopia St. 1-2-10, Minami-machi, Mito, Ibaraki 310-0021 Japan )
Price: 500yen (All participants will receive a towel as a little gift)
*No reservation required
*It will be very slow-paced walking.
*Participants may arrive late or leave early.
*In case of rain, the tour will be rescheduled.
*Rainy weather postponed
The Deconstruction of SUNTOPIA | Publishing Project 2017
This project is by contemporary artist Katsunobu Yaguchi who lives and works in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture for realizing the publication of a very trendy, 1.7 kg-plus documentary photo book which contains 999 photographs, selected out of over 7,000 film photos, which documented a series of art projects performed during the 8-months of demolition work on the fashion building Suntopia, once located in the city center.
Official HP： https://tdo-suntopia.washingtown.jp
keiko Ogane 69 years old birthday on 4th of July 2017.
Washingtown Theatre company new drama “Phantom of Tennis”
29.Oct 2016 (Sat)
Ticket:2,000yen (with 1 drink)
Venue:The Site of Washingtownmap
Suntopia St. Minami-machi 1 Chome, Mito-city, Ibaraki 310-0021 Japan
Katsunobu Yaguchi, the former head of cafe Snack Washingtown, opened surprise supplies store “YAKUDI” on the corner of Suntopia St. Mito-city, Ibaraki Japan. YAKUDI is dealing with the trendiest souvenir and finest Japanese alternative Low culture art pieces. If you are in Japan, you must to visit YAKUDI otherwise you see nothing. YAKUDI HP yakudi.jp
1st WASHINGTOWN TESYA-SYU “MY SUN IS SUNTOPIAN”
size: A5 (105×148mm)
first edition: 500 each
TENNISCOATS STAR DUST LIVE 2014 IN THE SITE OF WASHINGTOWN
DATE:13TH DEC 2014 (SAT)
TIME: 16:30 OPEN | 17:00 START
BOOKING: 050-3690-3397(JP/EN) | email@example.com(JP/EN)