あしたの畑|TOMORROW FIELD

TOMORROW FIELD

Creative act is hope.

TOMORROW FIELD endeavors to create a landscape that revolves around food, community, housing, communication, artifacts, and prayer. Our project originates on farmland in Kyoto.

TOMORROW FIELD is an art project whose aim is to deliver a rewarding life to future generations by bringing beauty, philosophy, and the lessons, skills, and knowledge of the past to a younger peer group. It is also about experiencing and sharing time and space with artists, architects, artisans, and chefs, and rediscovering the spiritual and natural gifts provided by the land and how to integrate this into modern life.  

TOMORROW FIELD is project that questions the role of the arts in the future and one that yearns for the arts to be a generating force of peace among world citizens.  

TOMORROW FIELD is a practice that starts with touching the soil as a way of saying a prayer.    

We hope that our small attempt to create a model for a society immersed in art and agriculture will spread from our small field in Japan throughout the world. 

 
Co-founders

TOMORROW FIELD was co-founded by a group of seven people from different fields. We are thinking and working together while making the most of each founding member’s individual knowledge base and ability. 

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Koh Kado

Karakami-shi / Kamisoe

 

Kado worked as a designer in New York and trained at a long-established paper studio before opening his karakami shop and studio, Kamisoe, in Nishijin in 2009. 

Satoshi Sato

Glass blower / PONTE

 

After studying glass modeling at the Toyama Institute of Glass Art, working for a stained glass company, and working in Germany, Sato established the Glassroom, in Kyoto, in 2000. In 2014, he opened the shop PONTE in Gion.

 

Akio Niisato

Ceramic and porcelain artist

 

Niisato completed his training at the Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center in 2001.

In 2011, he won an overseas study fellowship from the Agency for Japanese Cultural Affairs, in Boston.

He currently works in Toki, Gifu Prefecture. 

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Noboru Morikawa

Photographer / f64

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Ken Sakamoto

Chef / cenci 

 

Sakamoto started his culinary career at Il Pappalardo and Il Ghiottone, both in Kyoto, before opening cenci, in 2014, near Heian Shrine.

Sakamoto’s philosophy of cooking embraces the best inherent qualities of the ingredients to express a local Kyoto cuisine by way of Italy, free from tradition and convention.

 

 

 

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Shuji Nakagawa

Wood worker / Nakagawa Mokkougei

 

Born into a wood-crafting family, Nakagawa learned traditional from his father when he graduated from university. In 2003, he established Nakagawa Mokoougei Hira Kobo in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. 

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Ryue Nishizawa

Architect / Office of Ryue Nishizawa 

 

Nishizawa joined Kazuyo Sejima & Associates in 1990 and established SANAA with Kazuyo Sejima in 1995. He established the Office of Ryue Nishizawa in 1997. In addition to his practice, Nishizawa has been a professor at Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture since 2010. 

 

Morikawa started his career as a portrait photographer for magazines such as L'Uomo Vogue in 1987. He has lived and worked in Tokyo since 1991. 

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TOMORROW

 

TOMORROW is a not-for-profit organization founded in September 2016 and based in Kyoto, Japan. TOMORROW will pursue the funding, production, and staging of site-specific works by high-profile artists who seek to bring viewers joy and inspiration for a deeper human experience. 

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