Tatsumi Orimoto “500 Grannies at Lunch— Portugal”

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Performance artist Tatsumi Orimoto presents his latest endeavor: in April, 2014 he invited 500 senior ladies in the Portuguese World Heritage town of Évora to join him for a lunch of soup, duck fried-rice, locally made cake, and red wine. While dining they sang folk songs, danced, and generally had a wonderful time. Orimoto realized that eating together is the greatest form of communicative art. Come relive this gathering with a 20-minute video of the lunch, drawings, picture postcards, and more.

[Related Event]
Opening Ceremony
Date: Nov. 2 (Sun)
16:00 Performance
17:00 Talk by Kenjiro Hosaka (National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo)
18:00 Party
19:00 Dinner Party as Performance (At Sunday). Enjoy the same menu as the lunch eaten by the 500 grannies. ¥3000 (limited to 50 people, reservations required).
Please see the official website for details and reservations.

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from November 02, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Exhibition Hours: 13:00-18:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Opening Reception on 2014-11-02 from 16:00

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Tatsumi Orimoto

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