The upcoming HomeBase Project will take place as part of the first Saitama Triennale on the theme of 'soft urbanism', between Oct 5th and Dec 11th, 2016 with the following phases:
For 2016 a group of eight artists from various backgrounds have been invited to participate: Left to right: Martina Bobrikova & Oscar de Carmen - Slovakia / Spain / Norway, Takuya Hirano - Japan, Thekla Boven - Belgium / Philippine, Valery Bolotin - Israel, Masha Zusman - Israel, Koji Iijima - Japan, Anat Litwin - USA/ Israel, and co-producers Nikki Hendrikx and Huraka Yamada. HB Saitama Triennale team includes: Teiko Hinuma - Curator and Project Director, Tomo Hinuma, and support staff Petr Holy and Megu Suzuki.
This team will be living on site at in Saitama at a three story tall building located in Iwatsuki-ku neigborhood and which is still used as a dormitory for the staff of the doll company Togyoku Co., Ltd, creating a new discourse, research and site-specific art work around the notion of home.
For bio's and additional information about the artists please visit the 2016 Artist Pages.