press release

venues: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; The Museum of Kyoto
and other locations in Kyoto

Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015 is the first large-scale exhibition of contemporary art to be held in Kyoto. Approximately 40 artists from around the world will participate in the two-month exhibition at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Museum of Kyoto, and other locations. Many of these artists will also have taken part in the 700 days before the exhibition, making extended visits to Kyoto for site visits, collaborations, and other research for new works that will be presented at the first exhibition in 2015.

Artistic Director: Shinji Kohmoto

Artists: Lisa Anne Auerbach, Nairy Baghramian, Cai Guo-Qiang, Joost Conijn, Stan Douglas, Simon Fujiwara, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Hoefner/Sachs, Yoshimasa Ishibashi, Emiko Kasahara, William Kentridge, Ann Lislegaard, Tatsuo Majima, Aernout Mik, Susan Philipsz, Florian Pumhösl, Pipilotti Rist, Arin Rungjang, Aki Sasamoto, Tadasu Takamine, Koki Tanaka, Ana Torfs, Rosemarie Trockel, Danh Vo, Hong-Kai Wang, Miwa Yanagi
(information as of November 11, 2014; approximately 40 artists scheduled to participate in all)