Sapeur Exhibition in Fukuoka 2021

START: Feb 23, 2021 END: Mar 30, 2021

This exhibition of sapeurs provides insight into a unique fashion culture centered in the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The La Sape fashion movement, which has a history stretching back over 90 years, is characterized by bright colorful suits. People associated with the style, who are known as sapeurs, focus on a simple, peaceful ethos… “Let’s not fight and get our clothes dirty!” The exhibition features photographs by SAP CHANO, a leading expert in this area. Video recorded interviews will also also be on display inside the venue alongside La Sape-style suits and ties!

• 2/23 (Tue.,hol.) ~ 2/28 (Sun.)
• 9:30~17:30 (2/28: ~17:00)
• Fukuoka City Art Museum Gallery F
1-6 Ohori-koen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

• 3/25 (Thu.) ~ 3/30 (Tue.)
• 9:30~18:00 (Fri., Sat. ~ 20:00, 3/30: ~16:00)
• Closed: Wed.
• Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Gallery A
7F 3-1 Shimokawabata, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka

• Adult ¥500, pair ticket ¥1,000, free of under HS (bring your Season 1 ticket and get a ¥ 200 discount on Season 2 admission.)

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Published: Feb 16, 2021 / Last Updated: Feb 16, 2021