筑波大学
オリンピック・パラリンピック総合推進室

Office for the Promotion of Olympic and Paralympic Activities

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2018.10.22

Reborn Art Ball 2020 Exhibition was Held

From 17th to 21st October 2018, “Reborn Art Ball 2020 Exhibition” was held at the Ibaraki Prefectural Ceramic Art Museum located in Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture. Regardless of the professional, the worn-out balls revived with the power of art, and it was exhibited in the whole room as a work.

 

Director Professor Kei Ohta

Art balls were displayed fully used the walls in the room.

The way to reborn the ball are different for each person.

Some of the art work is made by professionals.

Student of University of Tsukuba helps with withdrowal work.

Packaging each art work carefully one by one.

Works made by Professor Kei Ohta.

 

Reborn and Art Ball

Sport and art are dual entities renowned for their wonderful linkage and power to both thrill and enchant. Adding artistic touches to balls that have concluded their service in actual contests, for example, can breathe fresh new life into those smoothly rounded contours. The works showcased here, selected for their ingenious fusion of sports and into shared packages, are sure to usher in new intuitive visual discoveries for discerning viewers.

Mastering the power of art to breathe new life into balls suffering the fate of abandonment. Having the ball of “mutual respect” deftly passed from athletes to artists, and from artists to athletes. “Art balls” embody the immaculate integration of sport and art.

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