In the end of 2020, VT Artsalon are heading to the second stop of Islands hopping project, Okinawa, and participating 'Okinawa Asia International Peace Art Festival'. Curators Mizutani Atsushi and Wu Dar-Kuen leading 11 artists to Okinawa, the second stop of the Island Hopping Project, and to join Okinawa Asian Peace Art Festival 2020.
Okinawa Asian Peace Art Festival 2020 is an important art event planned by the art organization MABUNI PEACE PROJECT. With the theme of peace and historical trauma, it gathers the three places of Jeju Island in South Korea, Okinawa, Japan, and Taiwan that also have a history of colonisation. The Okinawa Asian Peace Art Festival opens the dialogue between all of us, and taking the island as an initiative, linking the artistic energy on the island, and chain as an alliance with each other. It creates the resonance of this generation, and to comfort the hearts of people in every troubled time with art. This art festival not only inherited the memory and records of the battle of Okinawa, but also communicated with the neighboring countries of Asia through art, thereby giving the original meaning a deeper development.
Venue: Ryukyu Shimpo gallery
Artists: Tsao, Liang-Pin; Huang Chien-hua; Chen Wen-Chi
Venue: Naha Shimin Gallery
Artists: Yao, jui-chung; Tu Wei-Cheng; Pan Chung Kuan
Venue: Camp Talganie Artistic Farm
Artists: Hsia, Ai-Hua; Chen I-Chang
Venue: Haebaru Cultural Center
Artists: Chen, Ching-Yao; Chen, Chun-Hao; Lin, Yi-Chun
Curator: Mizutani Atsushi
Artists: Yao, jui-chung; Tu, Wei-Cheng; Chen, Ching-Yao; Hsia, Ai-Hua; Tsao, Liang-Pin; Chen, Chun-Hao; Lin, Yi-Chun; Pan, Chung Kuan; Chen, Wen-Chi; Chen, I-Chang; and Huang, Chien-hua
Venue: Naha Shimin Gallery, Ryukyu Shimpo gallery, Haebaru Cultural Center, and Camp Talganie Artistic Farm