Asahi Art Square - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Asahi Art Square. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Open Square Day Farewell 4 Days

    Open Square Day Farewell 4 Days

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    • Media: Party - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2016-03-28 - 2016-03-31

    In the last 4 days before Asahi Art Square finally closes its doors the space is open for gathering, meeting and exchange, with a farewell party on the final day.More »

  • poster for Maeko Sato “Love Letter Under the Desk (Longing for the Mail)”

    Maeko Sato “Love Letter Under the Desk (Longing for the Mail)”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2016-01-09 - 2016-01-30

    Maeko Sato recreates a giant desk with painting space below it at Asahi Art Square.More »

  • poster for F/T15 Gintersdorfer/Klaßen “Logobi 06”

    F/T15 Gintersdorfer/Klaßen “Logobi 06”

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2015-11-26 - 2015-11-29

    A dialogue of dance between Côte d’Ivoire and Japan. This is the latest installment in the “Logobi” series by multicultural unit Gintersdorfer/Klaßen, which comes to Tokyo after acclaimed performances...More »

  • poster for Ei Wada “Electonics Fantasticos!” First Ensemble Encounter

    Ei Wada “Electonics Fantasticos!” First Ensemble Encounter

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2015-11-23 - 2015-11-23

    The NPO Topping East presents Ei Wada’s “Electonics Fantasticos!” First Ensemble Encounter. Collaborating with programming team Nicos Lab, Wada comes together with a range of artists to unveil a new ensemble...More »

  • poster for F/T15 Asia Series Vol.2: Myanmar “Roundabout in Yangon”

    F/T15 Asia Series Vol.2: Myanmar “Roundabout in Yangon”

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2015-11-13 - 2015-11-15

    Myanmar is today experiencing massive growth and change. Democratization has been moving forward since Thein Sein became president in 2011, while freedom to assembly, long restricted under the junta, is...More »

  • poster for Yuko Mohri “Observation of the Senses - The Case: I/O - Chamber of a Musical Composer”

    Yuko Mohri “Observation of the Senses - The Case: I/O - Chamber of a Musical Composer”

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    • Media: Installation - Party - Talks
    • 2015-10-15 - 2015-10-25

    This public project measures and records how the artist Yuko Mohri perceives and turns spaces into works of art. Mohri’s installations are known for their unique ways of integrating objects within a space,...More »

  • poster for Meeting the Melody, Colliding with Rhythm, Touching Harmony

    Meeting the Melody, Colliding with Rhythm, Touching Harmony

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    • Media: Painting - Performance Art
    • 2015-07-20 - 2015-07-20

    As part of the ongoing “Open Square Project” designed to activate the vast space of the Asahi Art Square, Maeko Sato joins with other artists to open a contrabass session in conjunction with the Sumida...More »

  • poster for Sumida River Art Project Ensemble Parade

    Sumida River Art Project Ensemble Parade

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2015-07-19 - 2015-07-19

    Musician Yoshihide Otomo presents the largest program yet for the Sumida River Art Project, now in its fifth year. Events include a parade from Azumabashi to Kaminarimon, a boat-based ensemble concert,...More »

  • poster for Sumida River Art Project 2015 “Playing Edo”

    Sumida River Art Project 2015 “Playing Edo”

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-04-04

    Now in its 7th year the Sumida River Project continues to gather a keen community hoping to touch the history and culture of this great landmark and its surrounding district, harking back to the Edo age...More »

  • poster for Grow up!! 2014 Artist Project Results

    Grow up!! 2014 Artist Project Results

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2015-02-13 - 2015-02-19

    Two artists with experience presenting their works spent a year revisiting them, supporting each other in a process of considering them carefully from diverse perspectives. The outcome of this project...More »

  • poster for Sumida River Art Project 2014 Playing Edo - Ensembles Mochitsuki Art Party

    Sumida River Art Project 2014 Playing Edo - Ensembles Mochitsuki Art Party

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    • Media: Party
    • 2014-12-24 - 2014-12-24

    An idea generating gathering in preparation for the annual “Ensembles Parade/Sumidagawa Ongaku Kaihoku” centering around Yoshihide Otomo, accompanied by an improvised session including the sounds of mochi...More »

  • poster for Muneteru Ujino and The Rotators “Machine Theater Inertia”

    Muneteru Ujino and The Rotators “Machine Theater Inertia”

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2014-12-13 - 2014-12-14

    10 years since the debut of Muneteru Ujino & The Rotators the group has continued to step out into new terrain of theatrical performance and here offers a reinterpretation of the Ballet Mecanique inspired...More »

  • poster for F/T14 “He Said/She Said”

    F/T14 “He Said/She Said”

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2014-11-19 - 2014-11-24

    Myanmar is currently experiencing rapid change as it transitions to democracy and receives foreign investment. The performance artist Moe Satt is one of the leaders of the emerging arts scene which has...More »

  • poster for Asahi Art Square Long Party Vol. 2 “One-Day Radio Broadcast: Square-Wide”

    Asahi Art Square Long Party Vol. 2 “One-Day Radio Broadcast: Square-Wide”

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2014-09-06 - 2014-09-06

    The Asahi Art Square Long Party is an experimental program inviting hosts, guests, and visitors to come together, eat, drink, and talk. This year marks its 10th anniversary with a lineup of discussions,...More »

  • poster for “Establishing and Sustaining Art Projects” Talk Event

    “Establishing and Sustaining Art Projects” Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2014-06-14 - 2014-06-14

    With special guest from Malaysia this Asahi Art Festival related forum questions the role of art projects in transforming communities and looks towards the future possibilities of their network.More »

  • poster for “Alterspace - A Temporary, Shifiting Art Space”

    “Alterspace - A Temporary, Shifiting Art Space”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-02-02

    Curated by Sayako Mizuta, “Alterspace - A Temporary, Shifiting Art Space” is a flexible space hosting exhibitions, events, cafe space and workshops, with walls and podiums created from cardboard, a symbol...More »

  • poster for Daisuke Yamashiro “Videre Deck”

    Daisuke Yamashiro “Videre Deck”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2013-12-19 - 2013-12-25

    The Projected Image Laboratory film artist Daisuke Yamashiro presents new works in his first solo show in three years. The exhibition is centered on the video installation “The Mirror Stage,” set at the...More »

  • poster for “The House with Flamme d’or” All Day Long Party

    “The House with Flamme d’or” All Day Long Party

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2013-08-24 - 2013-08-24

    In the first of a series of experimental events which take on the space of Asahi Art Square as a kitchen and living room the division between hosts, guests and audience is broken own in a mutual sharing...More »

  • poster for Hideo Furukawa “Reading Space”

    Hideo Furukawa “Reading Space”

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2013-08-10 - 2013-08-10

    Following the disaster of 3.11 the Fukushima born novelist Hideo Furukawa initiated the event “To the East, To the North”. While reading from his book “The Holy Family” he engages in collaboration with...More »

  • poster for Azumabashi Dance Crossing Spring 2013

    Azumabashi Dance Crossing Spring 2013

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    • Media: Talks - Performance Art
    • 2013-03-29 - 2013-03-31

    A mix of genre-defying performances united under the concept "groovy bodies." Features ten groups of cutting-edge and experimental artists including Ichiro Endo and core of bells.More »

  • poster for Shuta Hasunuma "soundlike"

    Shuta Hasunuma "soundlike"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-02-09 - 2013-02-17

    This exhibition features works that investigate the essence of music, and sound as an insubstantial material and medium.More »

  • poster for Atsushi Fukunaga "The hurly-burly chorus -Urban symphony in Sumida and Asakusa-"

    Atsushi Fukunaga "The hurly-burly chorus -Urban symphony in Sumida and Asakusa-"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-01-12 - 2013-02-03

    This year's annual Open Square Project is dedicated to a large-scale solo show by Berlin-based young artist Atsushi Fukunaga, who uses text and onomatopoeia to recreate the clamor and noise of the city....More »

  • poster for "The Food of Expression School: Thinking Felt on the Skin"

    "The Food of Expression School: Thinking Felt on the Skin"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-12-05 - 2012-12-07

    A series of lectures on art production and praxis. Themes include gener, capital and publicness.More »

  • poster for Yu Takehisa + Kenji Kai "Artists and the Disaster - Documentation in Progress Open Interview"

    Yu Takehisa + Kenji Kai "Artists and the Disaster - Documentation in Progress Open Interview"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-11-22 - 2012-11-22

    Talk event by the curator of the current "Artists and the Disaster - Documentation in Progress" Exhibition at Art Tower Mito.More »

  • poster for "Form on Words"

    "Form on Words"

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2012-10-24 - 2012-10-28

    Fashion shows, workshops and installations produced in collaboration with fashion brand Form on Words.More »

  • poster for Sumida River Art Bridge 2012: Forest of Memories Film Festival

    Sumida River Art Bridge 2012: Forest of Memories Film Festival

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2012-10-17 - 2012-10-21

    Exhibition and screening of works by instructors, alumni and current students of Tokyo University of the Arts.More »

  • poster for Sumida River Junction

    Sumida River Junction

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-10-03 - 2012-10-03

    At this talk event, 6 invited guests will talk about their unique activities happening around the Sumida River area.More »

  • poster for "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 14"

    "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 14"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2012-08-26 - 2012-08-26

    Performance event that features dance, theater, music and other short, ten-minute segments.More »

  • poster for "Future Shorts Festival Tokyo Summer 2012"

    "Future Shorts Festival Tokyo Summer 2012"

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2012-08-18 - 2012-08-18

    Short film festival featuring works from 160 cities in 60 countries all over the world.More »

  • poster for Shuta Hasunuma "6:STUDIES(for Public)"

    Shuta Hasunuma "6:STUDIES(for Public)"

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2012-07-27 - 2012-07-27

    For this event, musician Shuta Hasunuma will become host of a pub for one night only, serving drinks and livening up the conversation. More »

  • poster for "AAF School 2012: Our Archive"

    "AAF School 2012: Our Archive"

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2012-06-10 - 2012-06-10

    Inspired by the notion of the social archive, this series of four talks will examine how archives of art projects can be constructed.More »

  • poster for Shuta Hasunuma "5: Studies (for Interview)" Event

    Shuta Hasunuma "5: Studies (for Interview)" Event

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    • Media: Party
    • 2012-06-06 - 2012-06-06

    Shuta Hasunuma works widely, producing music, performing live, and providing music for art exhibitions, film and more. He is currently undergoing a project to record and shoot every month, aiming to...More »

  • poster for "Sumidagawa Junction in Asahi Art Square" Event

    "Sumidagawa Junction in Asahi Art Square" Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2012-05-09 - 2012-05-09

    Presenters will talk about their projects in groups of six to eight, followed by a networking party.More »

  • poster for "What should we look at?" Talk Event

    "What should we look at?" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-04-21 - 2012-04-21

    This informal talk event series has been taking place since September last year. There will be food and drink available, borrowing elements of both classroom, kitchen and bar to create a productive, casual...More »

  • poster for "Grow up!! Artist Project 2012: Shuta Hasunuma Studies"

    "Grow up!! Artist Project 2012: Shuta Hasunuma Studies"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-02-22 - 2012-12-21

    The Grow up!! Artist Project offers artists the free use of Asahi Art Square and a grant to go towards CD releases, live performances, solo shows and the production of music for films. See website for...More »

  • poster for "Our Living Room" Talk

    "Our Living Room" Talk

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2012-02-11 - 2012-02-11

    This informal talk series features diverse guests and discussions about art.More »

  • poster for Takayoshi Kitagawa "Floor Landscape: Opening, Connecting, Closing"

    Takayoshi Kitagawa "Floor Landscape: Opening, Connecting, Closing"

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    • Media: Installation - Party - Talks
    • 2012-01-14 - 2012-02-05

    Features a massive installation taking advantage of the venue's space by an artist known for his works that transform the scenery of a outdoors place (architecture, a hill, mountain, park etc). He deals...More »

  • poster for "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 13" Event

    "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 13" Event

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    • Media: Party
    • 2011-12-25 - 2011-12-25

    First started in Ireland, Mamuska is a performance event with editions all over the world that follows certain fixed formats. Both amateurs and professionals are welcome. Each performance lasts 10 minutes,...More »

  • poster for "CAMP: Art Now 2011" Talk

    "CAMP: Art Now 2011" Talk

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-12-23 - 2011-12-24

    The last event of 2011 organized by a-cita cafe is a CAMP talk, looking back on the year in art. See website for more details.More »

  • poster for "Grow up!! Artist Project 2011: Teita Iwabuchi" Talk

    "Grow up!! Artist Project 2011: Teita Iwabuchi" Talk

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-12-21 - 2011-12-21

    Lecture and progress report by dancer and choreographer Teita Iwabuchi, who is currently receiving support from the Grow Up Artist Project.More »

  • poster for "Asahi Café Night: Ainu Shadow Play"

    "Asahi Café Night: Ainu Shadow Play"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2011-12-15 - 2011-12-15

    Ainu-style shadow play featuring Japanese Gamelan group "UrotsuteNoyako", Larry Reed's Shadow Light Productions and more. See website for more details and how to reserve.More »

  • poster for Takayoshi Kitagawa "Open Square Morning!"

    Takayoshi Kitagawa "Open Square Morning!"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-11-28 - 2011-11-28

    Morning talk event over a delicious breakfast.More »

  • poster for Fahmi Reza Talk

    Fahmi Reza Talk

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2011-11-24 - 2011-11-24

    Talk event with Fahmi Reza, a documentary filmmaker, researcher and activist.More »

  • poster for "Open Square Day" Event

    "Open Square Day" Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-11-16 - 2011-11-17

    This event is held on days when there are no events at Asahi Art Square. Coffee and beer will be on offer, and catalogs of past events and other archival materials will be available to browse at the library...More »

  • poster for "Mamuska Tokyo Vol.12" Event

    "Mamuska Tokyo Vol.12" Event

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    • Media: Party - Performance Art
    • 2011-10-15 - 2011-10-15

    Mamuska is a performance event that stared in Ireland. It allows spectators to talk and drink freely while watching a range of dance, music, theatre and more.More »

  • poster for "Asakusa Junction in Asahi Art Square Vol. 2" Event

    "Asakusa Junction in Asahi Art Square Vol. 2" Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-10-07 - 2011-10-07

    Talk event for networking and meeting like-minded creative peoples.More »

  • "Junction! Junction!! LwP asakusa 1st Anniversary!" Event

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    • Media: Architecture - Product - Crafts - Party - Talks
    • 2011-10-07 - 2011-10-10

    Features presentations, talk events and more. Please see the Japanese page for more details.More »

  • "Night Remoscope Workshop in Asakusa"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-10-05 - 2011-10-05

    "Lumiere rule" workshop in the Asakusa area, ideal for both novices and experienced artists.More »

  • poster for Teita Iwabuchi + Yoshio Otani "Zokibayashi"

    Teita Iwabuchi + Yoshio Otani "Zokibayashi"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-09-09 - 2011-09-10

    Music and dance performance by two talented artists centering on the theme "grove of mixed trees".More »

  • poster for "a-cita cafe special program 2011: Approaches to What?" Event

    "a-cita cafe special program 2011: Approaches to What?" Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-09-03 - 2011-09-03

    Participants will produce a collectively built library in Asahi Art Square and transform the institution into a temporary emancipated space that aims to be something in-between school, kitchen and library....More »

  • poster for "Azumabashi Dance Crossing 2011"

    "Azumabashi Dance Crossing 2011"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-08-19 - 2011-08-21

    Curated by Keisuke Sakurai, this festival showcases a program of avant-garde, experimental performances in all genres that feature "groovy bodies" in action. All artists are given only 10 minutes to present...More »

  • poster for "Whenever Wherever Festival 2011"

    "Whenever Wherever Festival 2011"

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    • Media: Architecture - Fashion - Media Arts - Performance Art
    • 2011-08-04 - 2011-08-13

    This festival presented by Body Arts Laboratory features many artists crossing over the fields of dance, art, literature, architecture, music and more. For further details on the program, please see...More »

  • poster for "Venice at Azumabashi" Talk

    "Venice at Azumabashi" Talk

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-06-19 - 2011-06-19

    Parco Kinoshita, Takashi Shinkawa and Takaaki Soga, three artists who are better known as Trio Za Art, will give an early report and slideshow on this year's Venice Biennale (June 4th-November 27th). June...More »

  • poster for Yoshinari Nishio "Workshop & Ukiharamaki"

    Yoshinari Nishio "Workshop & Ukiharamaki"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-06-14 - 2011-06-19

    This summer, contemporary artist Yoshinari Nishio will carry out a project called "Wear the River" as part of the Sumida River Art Project 2011. Nishio has previously attracted notice for works that focus...More »

  • poster for "Let's Go Dance!! 2" Dance Performance

    "Let's Go Dance!! 2" Dance Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-05-13 - 2011-05-14

    These three new works honed and developed over the course of rehearsals in Tokyo and dance residency programs in various cities. This program will end in Tokyo after enjoying runs in Matsuyama, Tottori,...More »

  • poster for "Asakusa Junction" Talk Event

    "Asakusa Junction" Talk Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-04-23

    The presenters will talk about projects in groups of 6-8 for just 5 minutes. Part presentation event, part an occasion for networking.More »

  • poster for Sumida River Art Project "Oh! Hanami pARTy"

    Sumida River Art Project "Oh! Hanami pARTy"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Party - Talks
    • 2011-04-02 - 2011-04-02

    This event celebrates the culture and history of the Sumida River through a lecture, film screening, hanami tour, and discussion of the Sumida Art Project.More »

  • poster for "Let's Go Dance!! 2"

    "Let's Go Dance!! 2"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-03-11 - 2011-03-12

    These three new works were honed and developed over the course of rehearsals in Tokyo and dance residency programs in various cities. This program will end in Tokyo after enjoying runs in Matsuyama, Tottori,...More »

  • poster for "Asahi Art Festival 2010 Report"

    "Asahi Art Festival 2010 Report"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2010-11-20 - 2010-11-21

    Post-mortem project presentations and discussions for the Asahi Art Festival 2010. November 20th (Sat) 13:00-19:00 November 21st (Sun) 10:00-15:00 Free entry Reservations: joho@asahi-artfes.net/Tel.03-3353-6866...More »

  • poster for "Asahi Art Square Partnership Project 2010: How to Invert Urbanism" Exhibition

    "Asahi Art Square Partnership Project 2010: How to Invert Urbanism" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2010-10-09 - 2010-10-17

    This exhibition proposes alternative and critical ways of looking at Tokyo and of understanding its systems and environments. Japan is currently facing a crossroads - mired in a recession, plagued by political...More »

  • poster for "Asahi Art Festival 2010"

    "Asahi Art Festival 2010"

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    • Media: Party - Performance Art
    • 2010-06-19 - 2010-09-12

    AAF started under the theme of "art festivals led by local citizens" with the support of Asahi Breweries Ltd. and art-related non profit organizations and citizen groups around Japan. Various art projects...More »

  • Tokyo Contact Impro Festival 2010 Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2010-05-04 - 2010-05-04

    4th edition of international contact improvisation festival featuring performances by instructors from around the world. There will also be performances by instructors, festival participants, a screening...More »

  • poster for AAS Film Art Series: DMJ International Video Dance Festival 2010

    AAS Film Art Series: DMJ International Video Dance Festival 2010

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2010-04-29 - 2010-05-02

    Featured at this international festival are films made up of dance sequences that are different from either documentary videos of dance performances or promotional videos. See website for more details...More »

  • poster for "How to Turn Your Tokyo Life Around 12 Hour Talk"

    "How to Turn Your Tokyo Life Around 12 Hour Talk"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2010-04-25 - 2010-04-25

    This event organized by Survivart is part presentation, part volunteer info session. Participants will be able to share tips and opinions with each other.More »

  • poster for "Edo Period World Music - Instrumental Quartets in Hokusai's Cartoons" Exhibition

    "Edo Period World Music - Instrumental Quartets in Hokusai's Cartoons" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Performance Art
    • 2010-02-06 - 2010-02-06

    Looks at the role and sound of the wooden xylophone and the kind of music played by the instrumental quartets in Hokusai's cartoons.More »

  • poster for AAS Residence Project 2009 - Taro Izumi "Rat, Hide Behind the Gut of Whale"

    AAS Residence Project 2009 - Taro Izumi "Rat, Hide Behind the Gut of Whale"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2010-01-16 - 2010-01-31

    Taro Izumi is a video artist known for works produced using simple methods, as well as performances that are slightly daft or absurd. Based in Tokyo, Izumi has exhibited his work recently at exhibitions...More »

  • poster for "Azumabashi Dance Xing"

    "Azumabashi Dance Xing"

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2009-09-11 - 2009-09-13

    Dates: September 11th (Fri) 19:00- September 12th (Sat) 15:00- September 13th (Sun) 15:00- *Ticket counters and doors will open one hour and half an hour before the show time respectively *Drink...More »

  • "Mamuska Tokyo Vol.7"

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    • Media: Party - Performance Art
    • 2009-08-29 - 2009-08-29

    Mamuska began as a small scale performance event in Limerick, Ireland, where artists gathered once every 2 months to perform. The audience is free to drink and talk, and the atmosphere is akin to that...More »

  • poster for "Asahi Art Square x Asahi Art Festival Super June @ a-cita café"

    "Asahi Art Square x Asahi Art Festival Super June @ a-cita café"

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2009-06-06 - 2009-06-19

    Azumabashi Asahi Art Square organizes a series of special programs and talk events at a-cita café. AAS will function as the information center for the Asahi Art Festival 2009, which will kick off on June...More »

  • a-cita cafe Special Program Vol.12 "Grinder-man Special Night" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2009-05-15 - 2009-05-15

    The theme of this talk is "Physicality - Human, Things, and Money". Guests: Hitoshi Taguchi & Kenji Kubota (independent curator)More »

  • poster for "Grow Up!! Dance Project" Suport Artists Performance

    "Grow Up!! Dance Project" Suport Artists Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2009-04-24 - 2009-04-26

    "Grow Up! Dance Project" is a new support program for emerging performance artists to further develop their work. For the inaugural project launched last November, two artists, dancer Yuta Ishikawa who...More »

  • Asahi Art Square Residence Project Vol.1 Mure "A New World"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2009-03-13 - 2009-03-15

    Space where there is no distinction between the stage and audience. A new experience created through art at Asahi Art Square. This is the first performance event presented by Asahi Art Square Residence...More »

  • poster for Dance & Media Japan Festival 2009

    Dance & Media Japan Festival 2009

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-02-08

    Dance performances for video art are different from video documentation of theater performance or music videos. This type of work is rather video work which uses dance as its motif. This is an opportunity...More »

  • "Mixi Art Management Community" Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2009-01-16 - 2009-01-16

    More than 6000 people are the members of SNS website Mixi's art management community. Co-coordinated by HArts Multiracial Artist Group, this event welcomes anyone interested in art management. More...More »

  • poster for "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 5" Performance

    "Mamuska Tokyo Vol. 5" Performance

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    • Media: Party - Performance Art
    • 2008-12-28 - 2008-12-28

    "Mamuska Tokyo" is a performance event that started in Limerick, Ireland. The event is held every other month, showcasing a variety of performances. People enjoy drinks and a chat while watching the performances,...More »

  • poster for "Azumabashi Dance Crossing" Performance

    "Azumabashi Dance Crossing" Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2008-10-10 - 2008-10-12

    After one year and 7 months, Azumabashi Dance Crossing is back with new faces! Joined by new artists, this performance event will be presented in a new style. This performance series will also be shown...More »

  • poster for "AAF School Part II" Lecture Series

    "AAF School Part II" Lecture Series

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-10-06 - 2008-11-24

    Why do we support art? Why do communities need art? Is support for the art more important than support for the sports that vitalize a community? How can we answer all these questions? Asking these questions...More »

  • "COMMunicatiON Clothes" Workshop

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    • Media: Fashion - Talks
    • 2008-07-18 - 2008-07-18

    This workshop is presented by a fashion creative team Common. Participants are required to bring a material to create a clothing piece through their collaborative effort. Sewing together these items...More »

  • poster for "Mamsuka Tokyo Vol. 4" Performance

    "Mamsuka Tokyo Vol. 4" Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2008-07-05 - 2008-07-05

    "Mamuska Tokyo" is a performance event that started in Limerick, Ireland. The event is held every other month, attracting up to 200 people each time. People enjoy drinks and a chat while watching the performances,...More »

  • poster for Organ-o-rounge + Riki Matsumoto "Cos Mos Show"

    Organ-o-rounge + Riki Matsumoto "Cos Mos Show"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Performance Art
    • 2008-05-10 - 2008-05-10
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    "Contact Improvisation Performance"

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    • Media: Talks - Performance Art
    • 2008-05-08 - 2008-05-08

    Contact improvisation is a form of dance which evolves from communication with others. In this special event, improvised bodily expression of dancers along with the live music by Kazushige Uchida (contrabass)...More »

  • "A-cita Cafe Special Program: Creating an Exhibition - Yoichiro Ozawa Talk Night"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-04-19 - 2008-04-19

    Curator Yoichiro Ozawa will talk about organizing art exhibitions at this edition of the A-cita Cafe Special Program. His major curatorial projects include "Kusamatrix," "Roppongi Crossing," and Tadashi...More »

  • poster for "Esperanza Shoe School 25th Anniversary Exhibition"

    "Esperanza Shoe School 25th Anniversary Exhibition"

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    • Media: Fashion - Talks
    • 2008-03-20 - 2008-03-23

    Shoes are reflections of how we walk and live. Experience and innovative ideas are required to make beautiful and comfortable shoes. In particular, comfort levels cannot be fully analyzed by technology....More »

  • poster for "Stories of the Thousand and One Nights" Performance Event

    "Stories of the Thousand and One Nights" Performance Event

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2008-02-22 - 2008-02-24

    "Stories of the Thousand and One Nights" is an extravagant fashion, art, and theater show with a rich dose of Japanese pop culture presented by fashion company 6%Dokidoki. This "visual show" presents...More »

  • poster for "A-cita Cafe Special Program: Post Theater" Talk Event

    "A-cita Cafe Special Program: Post Theater" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-02-08 - 2008-02-08

    Post Theater is a unique artist group which combines elements of media art and theater arts. Introducing their past and current projects, they will have a discussion about their concept and production...More »

  • poster for "I-Picnic" Screening

    "I-Picnic" Screening

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-01-12

    Asahi Art Square holds various events at "a-cita cafe" in the building. The 2008 kickoff event introduces works by performance collaborative group "I-Picnic" including their video works, inviting composer...More »

  • Asahi Art Square Cafe Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-12-05 - 2007-12-05

    This is the first talk event to be held at Asahi Art Square. Art collaborative Chim Pom and Mujinto Production gallery owner Rika Fujishiro will introduce the gallery's current exhibition, Chim Pom's new...More »

  • poster for Asahi Art Square Project Vol. 1 "Mamuska Tokyo"

    Asahi Art Square Project Vol. 1 "Mamuska Tokyo"

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    • Media: Party - Performance Art
    • 2007-11-30 - 2007-11-30

    "Mamuska Tokyo" is a performance event including music, dance, and plays for adults. It originates from Limerick, Ireland, where the event is held every other month, attracting up to 200 people each time....More »

  • poster for "Media Opera <h />our<br />link" Performance

    "Media Opera <h />our<br />link" Performance

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2007-11-17 - 2007-11-18

    As we stride further into a world defined by digital technologies, with an increasingly rapid flow of information, our sense and perception of reality is also undergoing change. What is it that we really...More »

  • poster for "Asahi Art Festival 2007" Final Report

    "Asahi Art Festival 2007" Final Report

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-11-04

    The Asahi Art Festival (AFF) comprising a total 28 collaborative art projects was held successfully all over Japan this year from July 7th through September 9th. This talk event is a final report on this...More »

  • poster for "AAF School 2007 (Part 2)" Talk Event

    "AAF School 2007 (Part 2)" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-07-19 - 2007-09-06

    "Asahi Art Festival (AFF)" started in 2002 as a result of a collaboration between Asahi Beer, non-for-profit organizations and civic groups from all over Japan. Based on the idea of being a "participatory...More »

  • poster for "Nomad Theater Vol. 3" Screening Event

    "Nomad Theater Vol. 3" Screening Event

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2007-07-06 - 2007-07-06

    This is a video art screening event that travels around each time changing locations, introducing various viewpoints of each event curator. The first one was held in October 2006 at Uplink Factory in Shibuya,...More »

  • poster for "Think Next" Talk Event

    "Think Next" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-06-01 - 2007-06-01

    This event aims to introduce young creators and their activities, and at the same time provide an opportunity for dialogue between the guests and the audience. This session takes "Think Next" as its theme,...More »

  • poster for "All anyone said was that it was hot - Watarase Art Project (WAP) 2007" Talk Event

    "All anyone said was that it was hot - Watarase Art Project (WAP) 2007" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-05-24 - 2007-05-24

    WAP was organized voluntarily by artists in Watarase. This lecture is being held as a "performance" to report the odds and ends that took place during the organization, including documentation of the production,...More »

  • poster for "Revisiting Art Project - Introduction" Talk Event

    "Revisiting Art Project - Introduction" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-05-17 - 2007-05-17

    There have been many projects taking place in communities where artists work together with local people. In such activities, art, history, geography, community and many other elements come together. This...More »

  • "Art Welcoming Party" Talk Event

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2007-04-21 - 2007-04-21

    SNS Mixi presents a joint party for the art community in which art organizations welcome new-comers to the art world. After some presentations, there will be a free talk session for those who want to get...More »

  • "AAF School 2007 vol.1" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-03-15 - 2007-03-15

    "Asahi Art Festival (AFF)" started in 2002 as a result of a collaboration between Asahi Beer, non-for-profit organizations and civic groups from all over Japan. Based on the idea of being a "participatory...More »

  • poster for Azumabashi Dance Crossing "The Very Best of Azumabashi"

    Azumabashi Dance Crossing "The Very Best of Azumabashi"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2007-03-09 - 2007-03-10

    Azumabashi Dance Crossing has received huge critical acclaim from serious dance fans to dance performance beginners and have also been introduced in various publications. To conclude the past three years,...More »

  • Communication Art Bar

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    • Media: Party
    • 2007-01-26 - 2007-01-26

    'Asahi Art Square' is a new cultural venue that features a selection of wide-ranging programs such as music, art, moving images, dance, food culture forums etc. From 2006, the venue began running the "Art...More »

  • Communication Art Bar

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    • Media: Party
    • 2006-12-15 - 2006-12-15

    'Asahi Art Square' is a new cultural venue that features a selection of wide-ranging programs such as music, art, moving images, dance, food culture forums etc. From 2006, the venue began running the "Art...More »

  • poster for Asahi Cafe Night

    Asahi Cafe Night

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    • Media: Party
    • 2006-11-19 - 2006-11-19

    A live performance and exhibition combining sound, video and animation. Organo Lounge + Riki Matsumoto "showimagino Vol.11" Invisible Stars, marks in space Opens 17:00, Starts 18:00 Food provided...More »

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