Reborn-Art Festival

Altruism and Fluidity [ Second Term ]  August 20 (SAT) – October 2 (SUN), 2022    *Closed on August 24 (WED), September 7 (WED), 14 (WED)

© Reborn-Art Festival 2021-22


Izumi Kato

Memorial Park Area

Photo by Clair Dorn Courtesy of Perrotin ©︎ 2020 Izumi Kato

Born in Shimane prefecture of Japan in 1969 and graduated from the Department of Oil Painting at Musashino University in 1992. Kato lives and works between Tokyo and Hong Kong.
In 2007, Kato was invited to participate in the 52nd Venice Biennale International Exhibition (Italy), and has since been presenting his works on an international scale. His recent solo exhibitions include Red Brick Art Museum (Beijing, 2018), Fundación Casa Wabi (Puerto Escondido, Mexico, 2019), Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo / Hara Museum ARC (Tokyo / Gunma, Concurrent exhibition, 2019), SCAD Museum of Art (Savannah, USA, September 2021 [tentative]). Additionally, Kato has held solo exhibitions at Perrotin since 2014 in New York, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Seoul. His ongoing and upcoming projects for 2022 includes HAWAI’I TRIENNIAL 2022 (Hawaii, on view through May 8th), the public installation of a large outdoor at “A SUMMER IN LE HAVRE” (Le Havre, France) in June, and a solo exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery (London, UK) in the fall.

Reference Image

  • Izumi Kato
    Installation view at K11 MUSEA (Hong Kong)
    Photo by Ringo Cheung
    ©︎ 2021 Izumi Kato

  • Izumi Kato
    Photo by Kei Okano
    ©︎ 2019 Izumi Kato



Reborn-Art Festival 2021-22
Second Term
Altruism and Fluidity

[ Period ]

August 20 (SAT) – October 2 (SUN), 2022
*Closed on August 24 (WED),
September 7 (WED), 14 (WED)

[ Venue ]

Ishinomaki City
(Central Ishinomaki,
Memorial Park area, Watanoha),

Oshika Peninsula
(Momonoura-Oginohama, Ayukawa)

in Miyagi Prefecture

[ Viewing Times ]

Ishinomaki City area
10:00 - 17:00 (final admission at 16:30)

Oshika Peninsula area

10:00 - 16:00
(final admission at 15:30)

Saturdays, Sundays,
Public holidays
10:00 - 17:00
(final admission at 16:30)

*Hours may differ depending on the facility and work.

[ Organizers ]

Reborn-Art Festival Executive Committee
ap bank

[ Co-organizers ]

Miyagi Prefecture /
Ishinomaki City /
Shiogama City /
Higashimatsushima City /
Matsushima Town /
Onagawa Town /
Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co. /
JR East-Sendai

[ Grant ]

The Agency for Cultural Affairs,
Government of Japan in the fiscal

[ Sponsors ]


[ Supporters ]

Tohoku Broadcasting Co., Ltd. /
Sendai Television Incorporated /
Miyagi Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. /

[ Special cooperation ]

Reborn-Art Festival Ishinomaki Executive Committee

[ Cooperation ]

Ishinomaki Senshu University
FSX, Inc.

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