English - JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Helsinki 2017

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JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Helsinki 2017 was held for 5 days from September 13 to 17, 2017 during Helsinki Design Week. We exhibited Glowing Picture Book Exhibition -POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN- by Akihiro Nishino and promotion video of Japan Design Week, held for the purpose of tourism attraction.

 

<Content> JAPAN DESIGN WEEK (movie)
POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN (glowing picture book exhibition)

Date: September 13 - 17, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 8:00pm / 24 hours (Fridays Saturday and Sunday)
Press day: September 13, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: Annantalo Arts Centre
Address: Annankatu 30 00100 Helsinki
Organizer: DESIGN ASSOCIATION npo
Sponsor: ABLE & PARTNERS INC.

 

Annantalo Arts Centre

Annantalo Arts Center is an art center located in the center of Helsinki. Exhibitions, workshops and art classes for schoolchildren and nursery school are held and crowded with lots of children regardless of the days of the week. It is a facility where families gather around children and students, holding performances and events in public at galleries and book cafes.

Address: Annankatu 30 00100, Helsinki, Finland
Website: http://www.annantalo.fi/

 

 

Akihiro Nishino Glowing Picture Book Exhibition
-POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN-

Artist Akihiro Nishino made a goal of issuing 1,000,000 copies in the picture book "Pouppelle of Chimney Town" and promoted in each of the world cities, including Helsinki, Finland. In addition to displaying the English version of the picture book at the venue, 41 gallant paintings (55 cm × 55 cm) filled with LEDs will be displayed and a unique view of the world will be produced.



 

 

JAPAN DESIGN WEEK -MOVIE-

JAPAN DESIGN WEEK 's regional revitalization projects were displayed with its achievements held in Hirosaki city in Aomori prefecture, Asuka district in Nara prefecture, Fujisawa city in Kanagawa prefecture, Ureshino city in Saga prefecture.

HIROSAKI DESIGN WEEK -SAKURA-
Date: April 23 - May 4, 2016
Place: Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

HIROSAKI DESIGN WEEK -RINGO-
Date: October 8 - 10, 2016
Place: Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

HIROSAKI DESIGN WEEK -WINTER-
Date: February 11 - 12, 2017
Place: Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture

URESHINO DESIGN WEEK
Date: February 5 - 12, 2017
Place: Ureshino City, Saga Prefecture

FUJISAWA DESIGN WEEK
Date: November 25 - 20 December 2016
Place: Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture

ASUKA DESIGN WEEK
Date: July 16 - 17, 2016
Place: Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture / Takatori Town / Asuka Village

 

えんとつ町のプペル展

芸人、絵本作家として活躍する西野 亮廣氏による光る絵の展示。2016年10月に刊行された最新作の「えんとつ町のプペル」が41枚の光る絵になって登場。壁一面に並んだ絵と、ストーリーを表現した音楽でプペルの世界観を演出しました。

Helsinki Design Weekとは

欧諸国最大のデザインウィークとして知られ、 今年は9月7日から17日の11日間フィンランドのヘルシンキにて開催され、約18万人のデザイン関係者が集結。2017年には世界のデザインウィークのネットワーク「World Design Weeks」のサミットが開催され、世界中から様々なデザイン関係者が集結しました。