Ichiro ENDO solo exhibition & bus tour “Here we go!”


Ichiro Endo will visit Aomori with his yellow bus painted “GO FOR FUTRURE” in December 2011. After the tohoku big earthquake happened in 3.11, he contenue visiting some cities in these area, like Ishinomaki and Ofunato. He not only worked as a volunteer but doing some activities with the local poeple thinking together. In Aomori, he talked about what he is thinking after the quake and practicing as an artist. He also organizes the bus tour visiting some art spot in Aomori and makes a solo exhibition in MAC.

【Project Outline】
★Ichiro Endo lie painting & performance★
Date : 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, December 8, 9,2011
venue : Midori Art center (MAC) あたり
He makes vertical banner and puts it from the 2nd floor of hotel Yamagami. You can draw our dream on his bus body.

★Ichiro ENDO solo exhibition & bus tour “Here we go!”★
Date : December 12, 2011 – January 15, 2012
venue : Midori Art center (MAC)
*by appointment (You can see the outside work 24 hours everyday.) If you’d like to see the exhibition inside the gallery, please contact to the email. (midoriartcenter(at)gmail.com)

【Related Events】
★Opening Talk & Exchange Party★
Date : 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, December 12, 2011
Venue : Midori Art Center (MAC) @ホテル山上
We celebrate the opening of the exhibition with the artist talk and small reception party. Everybody can join!

Date : December 12 and 13, 2011
We will visit some art spot in Aomori with Ichiro Endo and his bus “GO FOR FUTURE.”

[[Aomori and Hirosaki Tour]]
10:00 am – 6:30 pm, Dcember 12, 2011
10:00 Midori Art Center (MAC)
11:00 Aomori Contempoary Art Centre(ACAC)
12:30 Kareizawa Club
14:00 Yoshii Brewery Brick Art Center (teco LLC)
16:00 Hyakkokumachi Exhibition Hall(NPO harappa)
18:30 Midori Art Center (MAC)

[[Towada Hachinohe Tour]](予定)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Dcember 13, 2011
10:00 midori art center(MAC)
12:00 Towada Art Center
14:00 Hachinohe Portal Museum (hacchi)


Ichiro Endo Exhibition in Thailand

Yappeshi Matsuri Festival in Ofunato

Draw the wall painting in Ofunato

【Artist’s information】
Ichiro ENDO
Born in Shizuoka in 1979
Born in Shizuoka. He lives in a car called Go for Future, on which the words ‘go for future’, and people’s (who he meets around the country) dreams are written. With this car, he travels across the country, and keeps sending a message ‘GO FOR FUTURE’. His activities include the exhibitions and the performances in various art events (‘Mixed Bathing World, Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009’ Waku-waku Mixed Bating Apartment, ‘TWIST and SHOUT Contemporary Art from Japan’ BACC, Bangkok, ‘For Love, Peace, and Future’, Art Tower Mito etc.), and DJ. In 2009, he launched a kiting project Future Dragon Big Sky Kite. He was involved in the establishment of the open space island in Kashiwa.

Midori Art Center (MAC)
3-16-9, Furukawa, Aomori, 030-0862
midoriartcenter(at)gmail.com ←(at) to @

Organized by : Midori Art Center (MAC)
In cooperation with : island JAPAN, Hotel Yamagami, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre of Aomori Public College, teco LLC, Towada Art Center, Kareizawa Club, NPO harappa
Supported by : The Aomori foundation for academic and cultural promotion, Asahi Beer Arts Foundation

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