Art event “ON THE ROAD (to SHIMANTO)” will be held from August 18, 2023!! ~The power of Japanese culture and art~

fumimoto brewery (Fumimoto Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.: Shimanto-cho, Kochi Prefecture, Representative: Hironari Okayama) and Iwamotoji Temple, the 37th temple of 88 sacred sites in Shikoku (Shimanto-cho, Kochi Prefecture, Representative: Hiromasa Kubo), are located in Japan. We will be holding the exhibition "ON THE ROAD (to SHIMANTO)" aiming to revitalize the region by creating a space where heritage-registered sake culture and pilgrimage culture are fused with the world of contemporary artist Hiroya Isozaki. . In addition, an event will be held in which the artists themselves walk the Shikoku Pilgrimage "Oshikoku" from Cape Muroto to Cape Ashizuri on their own feet, expressing the heart of the process. Please look forward to regional revitalization through Japanese heritage and art.

Implementation content and period

(1) Art event “ON THE ROAD (to SHIMANTO)”

Venue: fumimoto brewery sake brewery & Iwamotoji main hall

Period: August 18th <Fri> to September 24th <Sun>, 2023

Contents: Art exhibition, sales "Hiroya Isozaki" label sake (Junmai Daiginjo SHIMANTO Hiiri*) Limited sale *Estimated sales price: 2,980 yen (tax included)

(2) “Oshikoku” poetry reading event “Moonshadow Song”

Venue: fumimoto brewery sake pairing BAR “Sakeyasan”

Date: August 19, 2023 <Sat> 18:00-19:30

Contents: Poetry and sake pairing, first come first served, capacity 20 people

Price: 1,500 yen (tax included), includes a glass of sake and appetizers

(3) “Hiroya Isozaki” Oshikoku training “on the road (to Shimanto)”

Event date: Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 to Sunday, August 20th, 2023 Starts on the day of the waning moon

Contents: Walking pilgrimage from the 24th temple "Saimisaki-ji" to the 38th temple "Kongofuku-ji"

Online broadcasting will be carried out as appropriate during the process.

8/ 8<Tue> Saimizakiji Temple ➤ Tsushoji Temple ➤ Kongochoji Temple (Kongochoji Temple)

8/ 9<Wed> Kamineji Temple (Minshuku Tonohama)

8/10<Thu> (Kochi Kuroshio Hotel)

8/11 <Fri> Dainichiji➤Kokubunji➤Zenrakuji (Hotel Tosaji)

8/12<Sat> Makino Botanical Garden➤Chikurinji Temple➤Zenshihoji Temple (Kochi City)

8/15<Tue> Sekeiji Temple➤Tanegenji Temple➤Kiyotakiji Temple (Riri-an)

8/16<Wed> Seiryuji Temple (Minshuku Hikari)

8/17<Thu> Iwamotoji Temple (Iwamotoji Temple)

8/18<Fri> (Nest West Garden)

8/19<Sat> (Minshuku Kumomo)

8/20<Sun> Kongofukuji Temple (Iwamotoji Temple)

Planned lodging locations are in parentheses.Itineraries are only plans and are not guaranteed.

Artist profile

Artist name: "Hiroya Isozaki"

Birthplace: Ibaraki Prefecture Born in 1965

2022 Exhibited at Shimanto Town “Mori no Art Museum”

Saka “Folds of Solaris” Publisher

Art production at Hitachi Seaside Park “Lucky Festival”

2023 “Chimera/Sharkjira” published

"Sweet Ghost Memory" Exhibition

Produced by SPLASH Mito AIR

Member of Japan Poets Club, member of Japan Contemporary Poets Association, director of Art & Public Association,

Japan Pen Club member, Japan Literary Association member

Contact us

fumimoto brewery (Fumimoto Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.)


tel: 0880-22-0039 (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays 9:00-17:00)

4-23 Honmachi, Shimanto-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi Prefecture

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