Feb.28-Mar.15 Close:Mar.3 and Mar.10.
Kumamoto City Citizen Art Exhibition has begun when Heisei era started. Any Kumamoto Citizen and who are from Kumamoto City, is age 15 over, can participate in this independent show.
Organizer: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
In cooperation with: Collaborator's Group
Place: Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto Gallery I,II
Date: Feb.28, 2009 (sat) - Mar. 15, 2009 (sun)
Close: Mar. 3 and Mar. 10.
Hours: 10a.m.-8 p.m. (No admission after 7:30 p.m.)
On the last day, March 15 will open until 6 p.m.
Entrance Fees: Admission Free
Entry: Feb.21 (sat), 22(sun), 2009 10:30-17:00
Theme Absolutely honest appeals or perfect lies
Judge's History

Judge: Makoto Aida (1965--)
1965 Born in Niigata, Japan
Lives and works in Chiba, Japan.

1989Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, BFA in painting
1991Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, MFA in painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008"I 'm IWAKI of Mizuma Art Gallery! ! ", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007"Art de Sauro: Aida Makoto and Yamaguchi Akira", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"DOUBLE FANTASY ", lammfromm The Concept Store, Tokyo, Japan
2006"Picture of Mountain Stream and others", Andrew Roth Inc. NYC, U.S.A.
2005"Pre-climacteric Love", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Drink Sake Alone", Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.
"Donki-Hote", Man in the Holocene at IBID Projects, London, U.K .
2004"Aida's Work", Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
2003"My KENTEN", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002Chukyo University Art Gallery C-square, Aichi, Japan
"Makoto Aida & Koki Tanaka", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2001"Edible Artificial Girls, Mi-Mi Chan", Murata& friends, Berlin, Germany
"Edible Artificial Girls, Mi-Mi Chan", NADiff, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions
2008"-hiragana art- CHIBATORI " Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
"SUICIDE EXPOSITION 2008" Otto Mainzheim Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"MONUMENT FOR NOTHING I I Collaboration with art students", Nagoya University of Arts, Aichi, Japan
"UNSTERN. SINISTRE. DISASTRO.", ACC Galerie, Weimar, Germany
"neoteny japan - FROM TAKAHASHI COLLECTION", Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan (traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art Sapporo, Hokkaido and The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan)
"ORDER RECEIVED", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"The 21st Century Exhibition of Japanese Art", Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan
"Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan" International Center of Photography, New York, U.S.A.
"Typical! Cliches about Jews and Others" Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany(traveled to Spertus Museum, Chicago, U.S.A and Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria)
"MANGAMANIA Comic-Kultur in Japan 1800-2008" Museum fur Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfrut, Germany
"SHELTER x SURVIVAL Alternative Homes for Fantastic Lives" Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
"Laughing in a Foreign Language" Hayward Gallery, London, U.K .
"Eyes & Curiosity:Japanese Contemporary Art" SOKA Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Related Events
Artist Talk by Makoto Aida
Date: Feb 28 (sat) 2 p.m.-
Place: Home Gallery
Admission Free
Open studio and Workshop by Makoto Aida: FACE
Let’s make FACE using cardboard as you like.
Feb.28 (sat)-Mar. 15(sun)
Time: 14:00-15:30 (weekdays)
* On Feb.28, It will start around 3:30.
Place: Temporary workshop corner in Gallery II.
Admission Free
Concert / Film Screenings
Music Wave concert
Artist: mama milk!
Date: Mar.14(sat), 6 p.m.-
Place: Home Gallery
Admission Free
Supported by Street Art Plex
Special film screening
“Charley”, 1992, U.S.A., 145 min.
Date: Mar.1st (sun), 2p.m.-
Place: Home Gallery
Admission Free
Monday Movies
Date & Time: Twice on Every Monday, 14:00-, 18:00-
Place: Art Loft
Admission Free
Movie List
March 2 “Swing Time”, 1936, U.S.A, 104min.
March 9 “The African Queen”, 1951, U.S.A., 100min.
Home Gallery Concert
Concerts daily in the home gallery at 7 p.m.
Admission Free
Piano Concerts by volunteer staffs of CAMK
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