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Art Island

We might say, “No art is an island.” Art is a social medium with contours mapped by human connection. But as the social space of art increasingly takes on global dimensions, we seek to root art in tangible geographies. In human scale. For this, we turn to islands for inspiration.

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アート島センターとは、直島を拠点としたアーティストや研究者など、様々な分野を対象とした総合施設です。町民や学生、学芸の専門家など、参加者皆さんと一緒に創造・発見や真剣な対話や談論、持っている知識や情報を共有しながら理解を深める、交流の場でもあります。

Art Island Center is a multidisciplinary resource for artists and researchers based on Naoshima. Bringing together local and visiting students and experts from diverse backgrounds in the arts and sciences, the Center is a place for creative discovery, critical dialogue, and the sharing of knowledge.