Midsummer Festival in Sapporo Shiryokan

DateSaturday, June 22, 2019 |17:00 – 20:30
VenueSapporo Shiryokan (SIAF Project Room on the 2nd floor)|Odori Nishi 13-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

The summer solstice festival will be held for the second time after last year. SIAF Lab participated in the "WRO Media Art Biennale 2019" held in Poland this May and succeeded in the "Space-Moere Project" art project using balloons. On the day, we will report the result and a video of the local algebra.

A special booklet introducing the Space-Moere project and Polish sweets will be available at the venue! Enjoy the summer solstice night while enjoying the mild climate of this season.

Space-Moere project "Midsummer Festival in Moerenuma Park"

Click here for the special page for 2018

*Admission is free. No prior application required
*Rainy schedule (However, some programs may change. .)


I: Lecture (Venue: Sapporo Shiryokan, 2nd floor, Training Room)

17:00 – Part 1: Introducing the World Media Art Festival
Many media art festivals are held in the world including WRO.
I will introduce the contents of the festival that I would like to visit at least once.

17:15- Part 2: Debriefing Session- Exhibition and Performance Achievement That Was Difficult-Introducing the details of the two projects that SIAF Lab has developed at WRO, along with inside stories such as local troubles .

It is a valuable opportunity to be able to know the real of exhibitions in foreign countries!

Panelists: Kei Komachiya, Katsuya Ishida, Daisuke Funato (SIAF Lab Project Director) + Special Guest (tentative)

Moderator: Asami Hosokawa (General Manager, Sapporo International Arts Festival Secretariat) Break / Polish sweets at SIAF Lounge on the first floor Available here!

Ⅱ: Outdoor screening (Venue: SIAF Project room, 2nd floor, Sapporo City Museum)

19:00 – WRO Biennale Opening Performance? !!
The actual performance at the site will be screened.
20:30-Planned to end