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"Cultivate House: Uncertain Generation"

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Currently, we are implementing “Cultivate House: Uncertain Generation” , in which we build a hut and live and farm on land in Moriya City.
 
“Cultivate House: Uncertain Generation”
Period: February 2, 2022 (Wed) – March 14, 2022 (Mon), 13:00 – 17:00
Location: Moriya City, Ibaraki Prefecture (will be announced to those who inquire)
*Please let us know the date and time of your visit by email
Details:
1. Interior of the “Cultivating House
2. harvest of agricultural products (carrots, radishes, etc.)
3. pottery works baked with rice husk smoked charcoal, bamboo works, print works, aluminum can journal, etc.
4. tea made from radish and carrot leaves
Equipment: shoes that can get dirty, warm clothing
 
E-mail:mail@olta.jp
 
“Cultivate House: Uncertain Generation”Press Release
 
 
ARCUS project 2021 IBARAKI
online Open Studios is open
WEBSITE
https://www.arcusprojectopenstudios.com
Period:
March 5, 2022 (Sat) – March 27 (Sun)
 
The results of the two-year artist residencies held from 2020 to 2021 is presented at an online Open Studios event.
The video work “Cultivate House: Uncertain Generation” can be viewed on the website.
A talk about our work is also available.

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“Cultivate House” Document Book 2019

2019 / House 2009- /

“Cultivate House” Document Book 2019

Design direction: Shin Akiyama
Design: Keiko Miyahara, MEGUNINJA
Editing and production: OLTA
Grants: Ogasawara Toshiaki Memorial Foundation
Published by OLTA
Publication: date: November 8, 2021
Special edition of 20

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1_ building
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01 flyer
02 record the volume of poo
03 bamboo slips
04 blueprint
05 steel frame drawing
06 wooden part of the drawing
07 tool, function
08 “AOMORI EARTH2019: AGROTOPIA—WHEN LIFE BECOMES ART THROUGH LOCAL AGRICULTURE” Installation view (Aomori Museum of Art, Exhibition Room C)
09 layout of woodblock lithographs
10 woodblock lithographs
11 parts
12 earthenwares
13 prints, paintings
14 woodcut lithographs of the House wall
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2_ life
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01 eat
02 record of a stay
03 drawing
04 document photos
05 fixed point photography
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Cultivate House

2020 / House 2009- /

STAY HOME

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《RAM PRACTICE 2020 – Online Screening》

2020 / House 2009- /

We participate in a web screening hosted by RAM Association. You can see our new work “Stories at the Cultivate House” for 3 days only. Please apply from the following website.
 
“RAM PRACTICE 2020 – Online Screening”
 
|Screening Dates|9:00 Friday 27th March – 26:00 Sunday 29th March JST
|Viewing Method|A link will be sent to those who successfully submit this form.
|Fee|Free
|Artists|
Takashi Kuraya / Taiyo Kobayashi / Yuji Sakamoto / Joyce Lam / Ayumi Tsuchimoto / Yuka Yamato / Takao Yoshida /
Sophi Elsamni / Shintaro Kawakami / Miku Sato / Eclipse Project / Naoki Okada /
Natsumi Aoyagi / OLTA / Naha Kanie / Woomin Hyun / Ishu Han
|Sound mastering| Ryota Fujiguchi
|WEB|http://geidai-ram.jp/rampractice2020/
Organised by RAM Association, Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts.
Supported by Program for Cultural and Art Promotion Utilizing Universities (2019) , Agency of Cultural Affairs.
For enquiries, please contact geidairam@gmail.com

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Cultivate House

2019 / House 2009- /

Documentation of the activity of “Cultivate House” at the summer in 2019
 
AOMORI EARTH2019: AGROTOPIA –WHEN LIFE BECOMES ART THROUGH LOCAL AGRICULTURE
Period 5 October – 1 December, 2019
Opening Hours 9:30-17:00(Last admission at 16:30)
Closed 28, 15 October 25, 11 November
Venue Aomori Museum of Art
 
Executive Committee for Aomori EARTH2019 will hold “AGROTOPIA –WHEN LIFE BECOMES ART THROUGH LOCAL AGRICULTURE”. This exhibition introduces contemporary art works mainly and try to expand the possibility of art through local agriculture.
 
OLTA Opening Performance
Date: 5th October 13:00- 13:45
 
http://www.aomori-museum.jp/en/event/88/index.html

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1,4,6-8 Photo: Masakazu Onishi / 9,10 Photo: Takahiro Okuwaki / 2,3,5,11-14 Photo: OLTA

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Cultivate House(Chiba)

2019 / House 2009- TRANSMISSION PANG PANG 2017- Walking Cascade 2016 /


 
Cultivate HouseーOPEN HOUSE
Date: 30th August- 16th September 2019 12:00-18:00
Venue: Katori city, Chiba, JAPAN
Grant: iStyle Art and Sports Foundation
Cooperation: Aomori Museum of Art, RAM Association

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OLTA Carta

2016 / City 2014-2016 Future Primitive 2012-2014 GHOST OF MODERN 2013- House 2009- KOREA-JAPAN Organella 2013 Soil 2010-2012 /

Carta/Karuta is a traditional Japanese playing cards.
They made OLTA Carta using the documentation of activities from 2009 to 2016.
Anyone can play this card game and the documents will be rearranged.

Exhibition : Cartanative Space

Date : 2016.06.24[Fri] – 2016.07.30[Sat]

Venue : nap gallery, Tokyo

http://napgallery.jp/en/exhibitions/cartanative-space/

 

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ARTIST WORKSHOP @KCUA

2016 / House 2009- /

ARTIST WORKSHOP @KCUA  Pawel Althamer + Artur Zmijewski
Exhibition : House of Day, House of Night
Duration : 2016.1.9 (Sat) – 2.7 (Sun)
Venue : KYOTO CITY UNIVERSITY OF ARTS ART GALLERY @KCUA
Artist: Pawel ALTHAMER, Artur ZMIJEWSKI, OLTA, NISHIYAMA Yukiko, NIWA Yoshinori, MASUMOTO Yasuto, MATSUDA Masanori, Sho Minase
http://gallery.kcua.ac.jp/exhibitions/20160109_id=7860#en
http://gallery.kcua.ac.jp/projects/20150706_id=6203#en
 
“Crucifixion of bread”
Mix flour and stick to bamboo. We make fire at the riverside of Kamogawa, Kyoto and bake flour, and make “Crucifixion of bread”. We will carry it from Arashiyama to the waterfall of Kuuya and make it hit the waterfall.
 
“Untitled”
Based on the concept of meaninglessness, we combine several pieces of origami to create a Buddha statue. At a shrine or temple, priests burn old charms and other things with praying once a year. We bring it to temple (Setsubun festival) in Kyoto and burn it.

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Bagworm studio

2011 / House 2009- /

At the work “Bagworm studio”, one or two people take turns replacing, and draw pictures on plastic board, dice and matches every day.
Familiar objects in the Japanese farm such as a scarecrow, bagworm, eggplant, and a wild bore are reproduced by putting a vinyl tape on a metal plate.
Exhibition: “Golden Nostalgia”
Duration: November 23 – December 25,2011
Venue: nap gallery, Tokyo
http://napgallery.jp/en/artists/olta/

Photo: Naoki Honjo

Photo: Naoki Honjo

Photo: Naoki Honjo

Photo: Naoki Honjo

Photo: Naoki Honjo

Photo: Naoki Honjo

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Heart of Potato

2011 / House 2009- /

In Tokyo, where the aftershocks of the Great East Japan Earthquake continue, we image a potato as a heart of the earth from the vibration. The vine of potato extand, and it spread like a blood vessel in the ground. In the performance “Nito pour, OLTA set”, Kento Nito applies plaster and hardens OLTA with driftwood.
Performance: Nito pour, OLTA set
Collaboration: NITO Kento

 
Exhibition: NEXT-TWS 10!年
Duration: July 7 – October 2 2011
Venue: Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya
Organize:Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site

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Moeru Yamada to Nekomanma

2010 / House 2009- /

Exibition“Moeru Yamada to Nekomanma”
June 19th – July 25st, 2010
Opening Hours 12:00 – 19:00 (Friday Saturday at 20:00)
Venue Akibatamabi21, 3331 Arts Chiyoda 201,202

Opening event “Honki・CLUB☆Inasaku”
June 19th 18:00 – 20:00

Symposium “Gokigen☆YOU”
July 3rd 17:00 – 19:00
Panelist=Satoimo senpai(Kousai Hori・Professor at Tama Art University)×Nekomanma Yamada(Noi Sawaragi)×OLTA
 
http://www.akibatamabi21.com/exhibition/100725.htm

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OLTA’s Rice Field

2010 / House 2009- /

Dressed up by young people in the countryside, unarranged environments that spread to the suburbs are reproduced , influenced by pop-culture and sub-culture of Japan.
Music Videos  “INASAKU ondo”
 

 
The 4th Emerging Artist Support Program 2009
Duration: March 6 – April 25 2010
Venue: Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo
https://tokyoartsandspace.jp/archive/exhibition/2010/20100306-5066.html
March 6: 17:00-19:00
Opening Event: “Club☆Harvest”,
April 25: 17:00-19:00
Closing Event: “Dedication☆Night” 
OLTA presents their seventh exhibition, “Rice Field”, a presentation of dynamic and energetic pieces, inspired by the growing of rice. The event will include an opening party “Club☆Harvest”, an even to pray for a good harvest, and also will include a closing party “Dedication☆Night”. 
 

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OILY - OLTA ~log project~

2009 / House 2009- /

“OILY – OLTA ~log project~” is the early work of OLTA published on the youtube. They document to purchase a log at the Hardware store, carry it about 25 km from the suburbs (Hashimoto, Sagamihara City) to rural area(Aone, Sagamihara City) and build the mountain.
Date:August 18-19 2009
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