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OUTSIDE TOKYO

‘Aichi Triennale 2013′

Aichi Arts Center and other locations

by Alisa Yamasaki

Staff Writer

The theme of this second Aichi Triennale is “Awakening — Where Are We Standing?” and it aims to make us rethink the role of art as Japan continues to recover from the Great East Japan Earthquake and following disasters.

Works by various artists from around the world are being displayed in several museums and outdoor locations, with a focus on public art. There will also be various art-group performances and full-scale opera productions in this collection of shows that embrace and celebrate all art forms; Aug. 10-Oct. 27.

Aichi Arts Center; 052-971-5511; 1-13-2 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi; Sakae Station, Higashiyama, Mejo lines. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. till 8:00 p.m.) ¥1,800. Closed Aug. 19, Sept. 2, 9, 17, 24, 30, Oct. 7. For other venues’ information, visit aichitriennale.jp or call 052-971-6111 (Aichi Triennale Office).