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Every autumn, Paris stages Nuit Blanche (“White Night”), a one-night festival celebrating contemporary art. Kyoto, a sister city of Paris, holds the companion event“ Nuit Blanche Kyoto” in various locations around the city. Kyoto’s night is lighted up by a varied program including free dance and circus performances, exhibitions, and outdoor projection mapping. The theme for the seventh edition of the festival is “Landscape, the city in movement” and presents a selection of new trends and experimentations.

[Front Garden & Salon(3F)]
19:30-24:00 Exhibitions: Yang Tree 2017 NBK (Garden)/ Boundary line you’ve made 2017 NBK (3F) by Takayuki Fujimoto
Light installations by Takayuki Fujimoto (Kinsei R&D, Dumb Type) of coordinated LED lights and music.

19:30–24:00 Exhibition: « Kyozo Nebuta » Kyoto University of Art and Design Monday Project

[Salle Inabata]
20:00–20:30 / 22:15–22:45 Contemporary Dance Performance: Cold Song
From choreographer Mylène Benoit, comes a work of figurative dance which was born out of research into phosphorescence.

21:00–21:45 / 23:15–24:00 Musical Performance: Kukangendai
Original music is performed reconstructed using various methods, like a cut up collage, a mashup of songs.

[2F Grande Salle]
19:30–24:00 Film Screening: Exposer
‘Exposer’ shot at the Garden of the Fine Arts in Kyoto. Directors: Théo Casciani & Cléo Verstrepen

[3F 33 Salle de cours]
19:30–24:00 Exhibition: Ima-kara Mame-sara Metalworks Exhibition 2017 Prix Institut français du Japon Exhibition
“Ima-kara Mame-sara 2017” featuring Prix Institut français du Japon award winning works ; on display will be Ryuhei Sako’s Mokumegane.




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