24 Nov 2018 – 24 Dec 2018

Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo

Tokyo, Japan

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OPEN SITE is a program aimed at creating a platform that brings together a full range of projects seeking to create new forms of expression across all genres, open to society. After rigorous review, nine projects have been selected, including exhibitions, performance works, theater works and more, from numerous applications from Japan and overseas. Moreover, a total of 11 projects will be implemented including the TOKAS Recommendation Program and educational programs.
 As the cross-genre and interdisciplinary nature of art continues to evolve, you can rely on us to host programs of ambitious self-expression, of free and powerful artistic will, without being constrained by existing genres.


Period: 2018.11.24(Sat) - 2018.12.24(Mon)
Time:11:00 - 19:00 (Last entry 18:30) for exhibition  
Venue: Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo (2-4-16 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
*No parking is available at the venue. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation.
Closed on: Mondays

Admission: Admission free / Booking not required 
      < Performance> Booking required *Booking acceptance will be closed when the seats are fully booked.

How to book the tickets:
Organize: Tokyo Arts and Space, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
Contact: Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo  11:00~19:00(Except Mondays)
TEL  03-5689-5331


Admission free / Booking not required

1. HOMMA Mei| Patching Words (zi, kotoba, kata, eweawea)
Three artists who speak three different languages -- Indonesian, Chinese, and Japanese -- exhibit works dealing with words.

2. GENZOU (Kio GRIFFITH + HOSOBUCHI Tamaki) | Photopia/scotopia - Tokyo GENZOU Vol.4
Genzou's 4th issue is a socio-photo-cartographic project exploring the limits of an aggregating image mapping processed from photographs taken of Tokyo.

< Performance & Work Shop> Booking require

1. KAMISATO Yudai (Okazaki Art Theatre) | Reports about Paraguay, Bolivia and Ogasawara
A lecture performance review our society from found reality as a stranger.
Date: Paraguay 11/30 (Fri) & Bolivia 12/ 1 (Sat) Start: 19:30
Ogasawara 12/ 2 (Sun) Start: 14:00
¥2,000 Single admission ticket(Booking required)*Free admission for under 18 years old. 

2. OZAWA Yuko | SPEAKERS: what we physically witness having become vehicles for words
A workshop where participants experience three roles -- 'Inquirer', 'Speaker', and 'Respondent' -- and communicate through the medium of another's body.
Date: 12/8(Sat)& 12/9(Sun) 13:00-/17:00-
Admission: Free(Booking required)

3. NEMOTO Shumpei | It captures me, It moves me and It's gone
Nemoto is going to explain about concept of 'It captures me, It moves me and It's gone' as well as performing the work.
Date: 12/14(Fri) 19:00- 12/15(Sat) 14:00-/19:00- 12/16(Sun) 14:00-       
Admission: Free(Booking required)

4. Théâtre Musical Tokyo (TMT) |Keiko YONEDA (1912-1992): Her Works and Life
This lecture and performance will include a performance of Yoneda's piano works together with a lecture on her life.
Date:12/21(Fri) 19:00- 12/22(Sat.) 14:00-/19:00- 12/23(Sun.) 14:00-/19:00- 12/24(Mon.) 14:00- *The exhibition is held an hour before
Admission:¥2,000(Booking required)

Opening Talk
Date: 11/23(Fri) 16:00-17:30 *This event will be held prior to the exhibition period.
Guest: MOURI Yoshitaka (Sociologist / Professor, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts / Jury member of open call program)
Artists: HOMMA Mei, GENZOU etc. *With Japanese-English interpreter
Booking not required.


OPEN SITE 2018-2019
Closed (Changing Exhibits):2018.12.25(Tue) – 2019.1.11(Fri)
Period: 2019.1.12(Sat) - 2019.2.11(Mon)

Exhibiting artists





NEMOTO Shumpei

Théâtre Musical Tokyo


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