Warehouse TERRADA Announcing Internship Program with Taiwan's Cheng Shiu University as Part of Our Collaborative Course at the Yokohama College of Art & Design

Jui-Chang Kung (left), president of Cheng Shiu University, with Nobuaki Okamoto, president of Yokohama College of Art & Design. (Photo: Business Wire)

TOKYO--()--In April, 2017 Warehouse TERRADA (Shinagawa, Tokyo / CEO: Yoshihisa Nakano) is pleased to announce that we will establish a collaborative course in art restoration and preservation at Tokiwamatsu Gakuen’s Yokohama College of Art & Design (Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture / President: Dr. Nobuaki Okamoto). Along with this, Yokohama College of Art & Design has also entered into an academic exchange agreement with Taiwan’s Cheng Shiu University (Kaohsiung City, Taiwan / President: Jui-Chang Kung), with the primary goals of which are academic and cultural exchange in the areas of education, research and other fields. The two schools will also institute a mutual internship program.

Based in Tennoz, we, Warehouse TERRADA draw upon our expertise in the utilization of space in our pursuit of technical improvements in preservation and restoration. Our storage technologies for items that require high expertise such as valuable items, artworks, wines and media have been receiving a great reputation both in Japan and abroad, and demand for our services from outside Japan has grown sharply. From our base, Tennoz, We has been output new art and culture, and has formed TERRADA ART VILLAGE, a hotspot / locus for the production of art. The establishment of our collaborative course is part of our art related business, and we are contributing to supporting the development of the next generation in the field of art.

[About "Warehouse TERRADA Collaborative Course in Restoration and Preservation"]
Established as a new course in the Department of Art and Design at the Yokohama College of Art & Design, the course is intended to train restoration technicians involved in the restoration and preservation of artworks and craftworks. Based on learning through a diversity of educational research courses, one of Yokohama College of Art & Design’s unique features, the new course will offer students the opportunity to learn the method and skills of restoration and preservation, and will include specialized subjects required for those involved in restoration and preservation management, as well as practical English language subjects tailored to the art and design field. Along with the start of the course, a Yokohama College of Art & Design Tennoz Satellite will be established at the TERRADA Art Complex operated by Warehouse TERRADA, and students will learn restoration and preservation of digital archives. Cheng Shiu University, the counterpart to the academic exchange agreement, has its own center for art restoration and preservation, and the institution of an internship program will further enhance the curriculum available through this course.

Name: Warehouse TERRADA Collaborative Course in Restoration and Preservation
Term: Beginning April 1, 2017
Eligibility: Students of the Department of Art and Design, Faculty of Art and Design, Yokohama College of Art & Design
Professors and instructors (planning):
Guest professors:
Kengo Kuma (Architect; Tokyo University professor); Sachio Yoshioka (Master dyer and color historian); Sebastian Masuda (Artist)
Full-time professors: Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japanese-style painter); Daisuke Miyatsu (Art collector)
Part-time instructors:
Yoshimi Ueno (Art restorer; CRS Co., Ltd. representative director)
Takehiko Katsuo (Design producer; Consilium Design representative director)
Shoko Murakami (Art director; ADS Co., Ltd. director) and others

TERRADA ART VILLAGE is an initiative by Warehouse TERRADA aimed at making Tennoz a focal point for bringing together, showcasing and disseminating art. Please see the following for details.

  • Art Storage: A warehouse fully equipped to store artwork under optimal conditions, including a bonded warehouse, a fumigation facility, and a “seasoning” room to allow for acclimation of artwork.
  • T-Art Gallery: A multipurpose space within the warehouse that can be used to display artworks and others.
  • TERRADA ART AWARD: This art award focuses not only on discovering emerging artists, but on providing continued support for their creative endeavors.
  • TAC ART STUDIO: Provides rental studio space for artists.
  • PIGMENT: A traditional art supply lab offering highly rare materials as well as materials for use in restoration of past artworks.
  • ARCHI-DEPOT Museum: A museum based on the unique concept of combining exhibition and storage of architectural models. Offers content on a rental basis to overseas arts institutions, and holds symposiums and other events to which well-known architects are invited.
  • BUCKLE KOBO: This renovated former ironworks in Keihinjima, in Tokyo’s Ota Ward, offers an open-access creative studio.
  • Helutrans-Terrada: A full art supporting partnership that offers one-stop fine art services, including packing, transport, and display.
  • TERRADA Art Complex: A multi-function arts facility including galleries, the TAC ART STUDIO and other functions.
  • Yokohama College of Arts & Design: The Warehouse TERRADA Collaborative Course in Artwork Restoration is supported by TERRADA with the goal of educating future professionals in art restoration and preservation.
  • Architecture Model Workshop: A facility specifically designed for architectural modeling, and creating architectural modeling and selling related products.

[About Cheng Shiu University]
Name: Cheng Shiu University
Address: No. 840, Chengqing Rd., Niaosong Dist., Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Foundation: 1965
URL: http://www.csu.edu.tw/csueng/index.html

[About Yokohama College of Art & Design]
Name: Yokohama College of Art & Design
Address: 1204 Kamoshida-cho, Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Foundation: 2010 (predecessor was the Department of Figurative Art at Tokiwamatsu Gakuen Women’s Junior College, founded in 1966)
URL: http://www.yokohama-art.ac.jp/intl/en/

[About Warehouse TERRADA]
Company Name: Warehouse TERRADA
Main Business: Preservation/Safekeeping Business and Related Business
Representative: CEO, Yoshihisa Nakano
Address: 2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
Foundation: October 1950
URL: http://www.terrada.co.jp/


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[For Inquires, Press Only]
Warehouse TERRADA
PR Group
TEL: +81(0)3-5479-1651
E-MAIL: pr@terrada.co.jp