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Smart Ship Gallery


Smart Ship Gallery was founded in Tokyo in 2011. Since then, Smart Ship has continuously enriched Art International Zurich with its global view of the zeitgeist.
Smart Ship presents works by contemporary artists internationally under the leitmotif that individual dignity and identity can be built and conveyed through art. Smart here stands for the promotion of creative thinking. Ship, the ship traditionally connects not only trade but also art, culture and social life of Japan with the world.

Smart Ship makes extraordinary creations from all over the world accessible to the public in order to promote cultural and social creativity with the help of a conscious living intellect.
Art should be strongly integrated into society. In all eras, art is something created by people; its significance lies in the unique human expression in which social realities are reflected. Smart Ship assumes that interest in and demands on art are rooted in elementary humanity, the longing to understand one's own self and to fill it with life, as well as to allow future generations to participate in it.
Smart Ship will be showing the following artists at the 24th Art International Zurich: Ayaka Iida, Haruna Aoki, Hiroshi Yamazoe, Katsuyo Matsumaru, Kazuki Matsumura, Linmay Komine, Masahiko Shigyo, Masami Tanno, Taeko Tsunoda, Tomohiro Mae und Toru Teranishi.