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SICF22

A festival with creators that transcend the existing genres.
2021.9.18-21, 9.23-26

Spiral aspires to discover, foster, and support emerging artists and designers through its festival SICF. The 22 Spiral Independant Creators Festival will take place from September 18th to September 26th 2021.

In the EXHIBITION section,  100 creators will present their pieces, from sculptures and installation, to media art, photography or painting. The new section MARKET will be host to 55 creators in the fields of design, crafts, fashion, textile or accessories. They will exhibit and sell creations that will enrich your life.

At the end of the festival, a series of prizes is announced, including the Judges’ Awards, Semi-Grand Prize, and Grand Prize as well as the Audience Award, which is selected by visitors. The Grand Prize winners receive the opportunity to exhibit their work at Spiral in a solo exhibition of a one week duration. 

This year also, Spiral Independent Creators Festival has selected creators presenting works that are not bound by existing genres.

More information about the exhibitors and their works can be found on SICF website here.

SICF21 EXHIBITION VENUE Photo:TADA(YUKAI)
■ EXHIBITION
 

DATE 
Group A : 18(Sat)– 21(Tue)September, 2021  11:00-20:00
Group B : 23(Thu・NH)– 26(Sun)September, 2021  11:00-20:00
※ On the 18(Sat), 23(Thu・NH)the venue will be open to the public from 13:00
※ On the 21(Tue), 26(Sun)the venue will close to the public at 18:00
※ The 22(Wed), the venue will be closed to the public.

VENUE
Spiral Hall(Spiral 3F)

ADMISSION FEE
[GENERAL] (prior reservation)¥800 /(same day)¥1,000
[STUDENTS] Free(please show your student ID, we also required that you follow or like SICF on social networks)

 

TICKETS(prior reservation
The tickets will be available for sale in the end of August (platform : peatix)
※ In order to prevent the spread of coronavirurs, the visitors with a reservation will be entering the venue in priority (at the date and time designated on their ticket),  as a maximum capacity has been set, to be to sure to enter the venue, we recommend that you purchase your ticket at Peatix in advance. Those who do not wish to purchase online can also purchase same-day tickets at the reception. However, please note that admission may be restricted depending on the number of visitors already inside the venue.
※A ¥500 discount code valid for SICF22 tickets will be sent to every person purchasing a SICF20 Winners Performance ticket. 

AWARDS ANNOUNCE
26 (Sun) September 2021 20:00(pending)
The Judges’ Awards, Semi-Grand Prize and Grand Prize, as well as the Audience Award selected by the visitors will be announced. The judges general review as well as their messages to the creators will be made available online.

AWARDS
・Grand Prize
The winner will be invited to present a solo show at Spiral (\500,000 will be granted to the winner to prepare this exhibition’s works)
The winner will be introduced on Spiral web platforms
The winner will participate to SICF22 Winners Exhibition (group exhibition)

・Semi-Grand Prize/Judges’ Awards/Audience Award
The winners will participate to SICF22 Winners Exhibition (group exhibition)

・Wacoal Study Hall Kyoto Award
The winner will be invited to present a solo show at Wacoal Study Hall Kyoto
The winner will participate to SICF22 Winners Exhibition (group exhibition)


JUDGES
Shinji Ohmaki/Artist
Miyuki Tanaka/Curator, Producer
Kenjiro Hosaka/Director, Shiga Museum of Art
MIKIKO / Choreographer
Ikuko Kato /Curator, Spiral

 

■ MARKET
 

DATE
Group A : 18(Sat)– 21(Tue)September, 2021 11:00-20:00
Group B : 23(Thu・NH)– 26(Sun)September, 2021 11:00-20:00
※ On the first days of the event, 18(Sat), 23(Thu・NH)the venue will be open to the public from 13:00
※ The 22(Wed), the venue will be closed to the public.

VENUE
Spiral Garden(Spiral 1F)

Admission free
No reservation required. Please come directly to the venue. Please note, that you may have to wait to enter the venue if the maximum number of visitors has been reached.

AWARDS ANNOUNCE
26 (Sun) September 2021 20:00(pending)
The Judges’ Awards, Grand Prize, the Best Seller Award as well as the Audience Award selected by the visitors will be announced. The judges general review as well as their messages to the creators will be made available online.

AWARDS
・Grand Prize
The winner will be invited to present a solo show at Spiral (\300,000 will be granted to the winner to prepare this exhibition’s works).
The winner’s product will be put on sale on Spiral Online Store.
The winner will be introduced on Spiral communication platforms.
The winner will participate to a commercial exhibition at Spiral.
・Judges’ Awards/Best seller Award/Audience Award
The winner will participate to a commercial exhibition at Spiral.

JUDGES
Eriko Kawabuchi/Bunkaseijin Collective Director
Masaru Suzuki/Textile Designer
Sari Hayashiguchi/Epiphany Works Ltd. Director, Toyama West Tourism Promotion Association Producer
Naoko Nishimura/Assistant Manager, Product Merchandise Unit, Product Sales Division,  Retail Sales Department, Spiral

■ About
 

DATE 
Group A : 18(Sat)– 21(Tue)September, 2021  11:00-20:00
Group B : 23(Thu・NH)– 26(Sun)September, 2021  11:00-20:00
※ On the 18(Sat), 23(Thu・NH)the venue will be open to the public from 13:00
※ On the 21(Tue), 26(Sun)EXHIBITION venue will close to the public at 18:00
※ The 22(Wed), the venue will be closed to the public.

VENUE
Spiral Hall(Spiral 3F), Spiral Garden(Spiral 1F)

Inquiries
03-3498-1171(Spiral)

Organized by Wacoal Art Center 
Planned by Spiral 
Collaborated with CLIP, kenelephant.co.ltd., STAGE FOUR, SAIUNION INC.
Graphic design by RYOHEI KANEDA (YES Inc.)


Requests and notifications to our visitors to prevent the spread of COVID-19

・We will measure your temperature at your arrival in the venue.
・If your temperature is 37.5℃ or more you may not be able to enter the venue. 
・Please refrain from entering the building if you feel unwell, caugh and/or have a fever.
・ Wear a mask at all times within the venue.
・For same-day ticket visitors: please fill in the contact card at the time of your admission.
・ Keep your distance with other customers in the venues and the elevators.
・ If requested by the public authorities such as a public health center, we may provide the information you gave us in your application.
 

Measures taken within Spiral facility

・ Spiral staff and the exhibitors wear masks and measure their temperature daily.
・The staff will keep an appropriate distance with customers.
・If our staff touch a visitor, he/she will disinfect his/her hands.
・ The air conditioning at the venue is constantly ventilating and renewing the air.
・The opening hours may be modified to ensure the respect of new regulations. For the newest updates please click here

 

 

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