Gift from Tianjin – EYE – Hanshin Landscape Photo Exhibition, A Cross-border Journey to Literature

The Japan-China joint photo exhibition for cultural exchange is co-hosted by BB Plaza Museum of Art and Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in Tianjin, Kobe’s friendship city. The staff of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts came to Japan in March this year. The exhibition will display landscape pictures of the Hanshin area where Haruki Murakami, a Japanese novelist also popular in China, was brought up. Photographers visiting from Tianjin took these pictures with the area’s history, culture, and climate in mind.

Exhibition period November 5 to December 11, 2011 10:00-18:00
Exhibition place BB PLAZA Museum of Art
Admission fee 300 yen for adults, 200 yen for college/senior high school students, and 100 yen for junior high /elementary school students
Hosted by BB Plaza Museum of Art, and Shimabun Corporation
Co-sponsored by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Cooperation from Organization Committee for Kobe Biennale, Hui Tai Art Center in Tianjin, China, and Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
Planned by Mao Danqing (Professor, Kobe International University), Sun Yuexin (General Representative of Hui Tai Art Center in Tianjin, China)
Supervised by Sun Yuexin

※ Photo exhibitions are also scheduled to be held in China.
■Tianjin: Sep. 8, 2011 (Thursday) ~ Sep. 18, 2011 (Sunday) at Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
■Shanghai: Sep. 23, 2011 (Friday) ~ Oct. 20, 2011 (Thursday) at Shanghai M50 Creative Space
■Beijing: Dec. 20, 2011 (Tuesday) ~ Dec. 30, 2011 (Friday), at the Japan Foundation’s Japanese Cultural
Center of Beijing