Fram Kitagawa is the director of the 2015 Echigo Tsumari Triennial. He has conceived of the Echigo Tsumari Art Fields project which opened in 2000. He is now the director of the Setouchi Art Triennial (Benesse Naoshima ) - the art islands in the inland sea.
"The introduction by triennial director Fram Kitagawa, essays by Lynne Breslin and Adrian Favell and translation by Amiko Matsuo and Brad Monsma accompany photography of a compelling collaboration, one between artist and community in the most unlikely places." - Los Angeles Times