Online Project Documentation “Inclusive Picnic”

Online Project Documentation “Kiwa Project  Inclusive Picnic”

KIWA Project aims to create platforms for creation and dialogue through observing the relationships between urban images and “constructed nature” around the world from the Japanese perspective of “Fudo (climate)”. Project members consist of professionals from art and scientific fields from twenties to seventies, who have been engaging in repeated dialogues and co-creations.The project plans various kinds of programs containing audio-visual performances, workshops, and public talks at Soto Zen Tochoji Temple in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
This video documentation is based on the workshop “Inclusive Picnic”, which emphasizes expression and dialogues of participants, who have individual ways of perceiving regardless of difference with and without disabilities, make use of their unique senses to interact with nature. It includes dialogues with texts, voices, sounds and gestures between project members and external professionals.

Public Talk and Dialogue
Takashi Serizawa, Executive Director, P3 art and environment / Guest Speaker and Dialogue Partner
Junji Watanabe, Senior Distinguished Researcher, NTT Communication Science Laboratories / Guest Speaker and Dialogue Partner

Workshop Inclusive Picnic
Tomoko Mukai / Supervision
Yuri Yoshida / Plan, Design and Facilitation
Takuma Kamaishi / Plan, Video and Facilitation

Facilitation Advice
Sachiko Nagata, Percussionist / Sound Composition
Michi Nagai, Clinician, Music Therapist and Nursery Teacher / Content Structure

Online Project Documentation
Kiwa Project “Inclusive Picnic”

Voice | Tomoko Mukai / Yuri Yoshida / Takuma Kamaishi / Sachiko Nagata
Key Texts | Takashi Serizawa / Junji Watanabe

Supervision / Moving Images / Videography and Photography | Tomoko Mukai
Sound Composition / Performance | Sachiko Nagata
Planning / Design | Yuri Yoshida
Video and Audio Recording / Video Editing / Lighting | Takuma Kamaishi
Text Editing / Project Management | Minori Shikazaki
Technical Direction| Shiro Yamamoto
English Translation Supervision | Nick Faulkner, EST Holdings
The Executive Committee of KIWA Project

In cooperation with Soto Zen Tochoji Temple, Hibikinada Biotope, NS Wind Power Hibiki Co.,Ltd.

©2020 The Executive Committee of KIWA Project 

This documentation video work is granted by a support program of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government “Yell for Art !” and a ” ‘GBfund’ Disaster Recovery Support Fund” of the Association for Corporate Support of the Arts.