Nov 13th
Mar 14th

Natsumi Tomita's Scrap World

A special exhibition at the Yamazaki Mazak Museum

By Kim    - 1 min read
Venue: Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art When: Nov 13th - Mar 14th 2021, 10:00am - 5:30pm

Natsumi Tomita's "Scrap World" is a special exhibition taking place at Nagoya's Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art. The event looks at the works of three dimensional artist Natsumi Tomita, who uses various "scrap" materials like discarded beverage cans, broken toys, and old cooking utensils to create unique sculptures. Many of the sculptures are animal-inspired, with works like dinosaurs, lizards, rabbits, and deer all in Tomita's repertoire.

In today's world where recycling and even upcycling are encouraged more than ever, Tomita's impressive works are proof that one person's trash truly can become another person's treasure.

Adult admission to the event is priced at 1200 yen.

Getting there

Nagoya's Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art is directly connected to Shinsakae-machi Station, served by the Nagoya Subway's Higashiyama Line. For those who plan to drive, the museum is around a 5 minute drive from the Higashishincho Exit of the Nagoya Expressway. Paid on-site parking is available.

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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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Elena Lisina 4 months ago
People are SO creative!!!
Elena Lisina 4 months ago
Yes, and I know such artists!