Global-scale participatory art initiative DANDELION PROJECT to be exhibited at Japanese national treasure Hikone Castle - Installation on display during the nighttime event "NAKED Hikone Festival 2024: Sakura" from March 22 through March 31, 2024.


The “DANDELION PROJECT”, of which Kawajiri is a patron, will be exhibited at the Hikone Castle Special Nighttime Exhibition “NAKED Hikone Festival 2024: Sakura” held from March 22 through March 31, 2024. This particular “DANDELION PROJECT” exhibition will be showcasing artworks co-created with the children of Hikone City. Cherry blossom paintings drawn by the children will spread from the castle’s stone walls across the castle keep, delivering a magnificent display that transforms the national treasure with cherry blossom colors. This initiative between NAKED and the local community is an ongoing initiative to promote Hikone Castle towards its registration as a World Heritage site.