ITOCHU Announces New Event at ITOCHU AOYAMA ART SQUARE "Book Art Exhibition: 'Books' Read with Five Senses"
May 13, 2013
ITOCHU announced today that it will hold the following two exhibitions simultaneously starting Monday, June 10, 2013 as a new event, entitled “Book Art Exhibition: ‘Books’ Read with Five Senses”, associated with “Books x Art”.
(1)“Beyond the Library”, a special exhibition mounted with the cooperation of the Embassy of Brazil in Japan that brings together 24 Book Art pieces created by Brazilian artists, in which the books themselves are the works of art. (2)“Picture book Journey”, a special exhibition that allows visitors to experience a new world of picture books that combines music with smartphone and tablet applications by the young picture book author Yoshikazu Ikeya.
As well as exploring new forms of books, which are said to have a history of over 6,000 years, the exhibition provides adults and children alike with a fun opportunity to come into contact with books.
“Book Art Exhibition: ‘Books’ Read with Five Senses”
|Sponsors||Embassy of Brazil in Japan, ITOCHU Corporation|
|Supporters||Arjowiggins Creative Papers|
|Collaborator||Aoyama Shop Owners Association|
|Period||Monday, June 10 to Sunday, July 14, 2013|
|Hours||11 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
ITOCHU AOYAMA ART SQUARE
(CI Plaza B1, 2-3-1 Kita-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061; Tel.: 03-5772-2913)