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  • poster for Kaizo Hayashi “To Sleep So As To Dream”

    Kaizo Hayashi “To Sleep So As To Dream”

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    • at Librairie 6
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Film director Kaizo Hayashi made his debut with the black and white silent film “To Sleep So As To Dream” in 1986. In addition to screening his first film, this event will present other titles by the director...More »

  • poster for Makoto Aida “Ground No Plan”

    Makoto Aida “Ground No Plan”

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    • at Aoyama Crystal Building
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    “Visions of the City - Obayashi Foundation Research Program” gives an opportunity for an artist or a group of artists from Japan or abroad endowed with an abundance of free-ranging ideas and a strong interest...More »

  • poster for Vajiko Chachkhiani “Moment In and Out of Time”

    Vajiko Chachkhiani “Moment In and Out of Time”

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    The young Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani uses societal events as media in symbolic sculptures and installations. These works shed light on the deep inner psychology of the viewer while uncovering the...More »

  • poster for Decoration Never Dies, Anyway

    Decoration Never Dies, Anyway

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Spotlighting the decorative arts, this show explores motifs from different eras and cultures through the works of seven artists of different ages, nationalities, and genres. Kour Pour references Persian...More »

  • poster for Gozo Yoshimasu “La Broderie de feu”

    Gozo Yoshimasu “La Broderie de feu”

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    • at NADiff a/p/a/r/t
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Spotlighting work by leading poet Gozo Yoshimasu, this exhibition features his poem “Kaibutsu-kun” (Dear Monster) inspired by themes of “deconstruction and reconstruction” and “rubble” in the wake of the...More »

  • poster for Maki Toshima “Imaginary Lines”

    Maki Toshima “Imaginary Lines”

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    • at MEM
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Maki Toshima’s video installations and drawings question “whether it is possible to apply human imagination.” The exhibition’s title “imaginary lines” typically refers to fictional lines created for the...More »

  • poster for Mami Kosemura + Yuki Hayashi + Ken Matsubara “Recall”

    Mami Kosemura + Yuki Hayashi + Ken Matsubara “Recall”

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    • at MA2 Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    This group exhibition by three artists is organized around the concept “invisible” - the theme of this year’s Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions. In contemporary society, elusive...More »

  • poster for Media Ambition Tokyo 2018

    Media Ambition Tokyo 2018

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    • at Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 3 days

    2018 will be the sixth consecutive year of Media Ambition Tokyo (MAT), an event showcasing top-notch technological culture that takes an experimental approach to urban implementation. Here you can see...More »

  • poster for The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018 “Mapping the Invisible”

    The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018 “Mapping the Invisible”

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions is an international festival of art and images that combines exhibitions, screenings, live performances, and talk sessions, and has taken...More »

  • poster for Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Exhibition - Memories of You

    Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Exhibition - Memories of You

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 6 days

    “Memories of You” focuses on the deft storytelling found in the “Final Fantasy” series, presenting an elaborate, large-scale retrospective rebuilt for interactivity, which takes a look at the many “farewells”...More »

  • poster for NEWoMan Art Wall vol.10: Masahito Koshinaka

    NEWoMan Art Wall vol.10: Masahito Koshinaka

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    • at Newoman Art Wall
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Video installations and pictures from Masahito Koshinaka’s series “double word” (2008) will be on view at NEWoMAN New South Gate (Shinjuku JR station) for the NEWoMan ART wall. The video installations...More »

  • 20th Domani: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Subtitled “Memories of Passagers,” the 20th annual Domani exhibition showcases examples of exciting talent who have completed the study program in recent years. Including four artists who continue to be...More »

  • Cinema: Lost and Found 2018

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    • at National Film Center
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Held for the first time in four years, the 10th edition of the “Cinema: Lost and Found” series, which began in 1991, showcases movies that have been newly discovered and restored by the National Film Center....More »

  • poster for Digital Choc 2018: Spaceship Earth

    Digital Choc 2018: Spaceship Earth

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    • at Institut français du Japon - Tokyo
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    The Digital Choc festival introduces cutting-edge media art with exhibits, live performances, talks, and other events. Its seventh session imagines us all to be passengers on “Spaceship Earth,” where we...More »

  • poster for Fujiko Nakaya + Ukichiro Nakaya “Greenland”

    Fujiko Nakaya + Ukichiro Nakaya “Greenland”

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    • at Maison Hermès
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Exhibition devoted to the internationally active fog artist Fujiko Nakaya and her father, Ukichiro Nakaya. In 1936, Ukichiro Nakaya, a famous scientist known for the quote, “Snow crystals are letters sent...More »

  • poster for Lichen - A Fungi and Algae Composite

    Lichen - A Fungi and Algae Composite

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    This exhibition shines the spotlight of the many forms and characteristics of lichen, an organism that is seen but rarely paid much attention at first glance. Approximately 70 exhibits have been carefully...More »

  • poster for Akira Wakita “Symptom Visualized - Visualized Sign“

    Akira Wakita “Symptom Visualized - Visualized Sign“

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    • at Art & Science Gallery Lab AXIOM
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 16 days

    Akira Wakita produces works that reinterpret the world by visualizing entities that exist before us but cannot be perceived as such. In this solo exhibition, Wakita expresses social phenomena such as ideological...More »

  • poster for My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 1)

    My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 1)

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Since he started the Hara Museum in 1979 as one of Japan’s first museums dedicated to contemporary art, the director Toshio Hara has devoted himself to the promotion of international exchange and the advancement...More »

  • poster for Natsumi Wada “Tacit Creole”

    Natsumi Wada “Tacit Creole”

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 17 days

    This exhibition brings together three works that have been produced in collaboration with individuals who take a variety of different approaches to perception. Based on the unique perceptions and memories...More »

  • poster for Theater Commons ‘18

    Theater Commons ‘18

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    • at Goethe Institute Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 17 days

    Theater Commons Tokyo is a project to create a collective space for society that harnesses the collective wisdom of theater. By using theater – that is, by applying theatrical ideas – in the context of...More »

  • poster for Tsuyoshi Anzai “Shadows Cast Shadows”

    Tsuyoshi Anzai “Shadows Cast Shadows”

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    • at Plaza North / North Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Tsuyoshi Anzai is an artist who produces kinetic sculptures and video works that address the relationship between people and things. Here he will exhibit works of machinery and equipment featuring daily...More »

  • poster for Yang Fudong “The Coloured Sky: New Women II”

    Yang Fudong “The Coloured Sky: New Women II”

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    • at Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Produced and conceived under the artistic direction of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, this exhibition of Chinese artist Yang Fudong is part of the “Hors-les-murs” program, showcasing previously unseen holdings...More »

  • Maud Lewis in Film

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    • at Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 19 days

    The Embassy of Canada is pleased to present an exhibition commemorating the opening at cinemas in Japan of Maudie, a film about the life of Nova Scotia painter Maud Lewis (1903-1970). The exhibition will...More »

  • poster for Tabaimo “flow-wer arrangement”

    Tabaimo “flow-wer arrangement”

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    • at Gallery Koyanagi
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Presenting Tabaimo’s “flow-wer” (2013), a series of drawings depicting flowers grown from human bodies, and her “flow-wer arrangement” wall drawing projection. “flow-wer arrangement” was exhibited in the...More »

  • poster for Eyal Segal “Ground Level”

    Eyal Segal “Ground Level”

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    • at Loko Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 23 days

    This first solo exhibition in Japan by Israeli artist Eyal Segal is the result of a residency program that was made possible through a collaboration between the gallery and Embassy of Israel in Japan,...More »

  • Film History in Posters Part 3: Science Fiction and Monster Films

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    • at National Film Center
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Voyages to outer space, timeless worlds, destruction of the earth, unbelievable futures … throughout film history, inexhaustible human imagination has undoubtedly been most freely demonstrated in the genre...More »

  • poster for Jun Miura Festival

    Jun Miura Festival

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Illustrator Jun Miura is credited with starting fads like the personal obsession-focused “my boom,” the yuru kyara local mascot craze, and the current interest in Buddhist statues. He celebrates his 60th...More »

  • poster for Koichi Watanabe “Moving Plants”

    Koichi Watanabe “Moving Plants”

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    • at Shiseido Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Watanabe has been photographing “itadori” (Japanese knotweed) for over 10 years. This plant, also known as “skanpo,” is found all over Japan, and has been known throughout history as a medicinal and edible...More »

  • poster for Shuntaro Tanikawa Exhibition

    Shuntaro Tanikawa Exhibition

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Shuntaro Tanikawa is a leading Japanese poet who made a striking debut in 1952 with his anthology “Two Billion Light-Years of Solitude.” Now 85 years old, his fresh and vibrant language continues to resonate...More »

  • poster for Art is Science Ⅱ

    Art is Science Ⅱ

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    • at Karuizawa New Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 37 days

    This summer, Karuizawa New Art Museum hosted “Art is Science,” focusing on artistic expressionism that has emerged from the advancement of scientific technology. From the early 20th century and into the...More »

  • poster for Mariko Matsushita “Raw”

    Mariko Matsushita “Raw”

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    • at Ken Nakahashi
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 37 days

    Sexual love and the pain of living are regular subjects in Mariko Matsushita’s works. Her painting harbors powerful energy, each of her works produced through an intimate relationship between the model...More »

  • poster for Mike Kelley “Day Is Done”

    Mike Kelley “Day Is Done”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 37 days

    A solo exhibition for the American artist Mike Kelley. Born in 1954 to a working-class family in the Detroit suburbs, from his student days Kelley used a variety of materials in works that earned him a...More »

  • MAM Screen 007: Atsushi Yamamoto

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 38 days

    In his career to date, Atsushi Yamamoto (b. 1980) has made an incredible 174 films, from documentaries to works of fiction and experimental comedy skit-like shorts. Many of Yamamoto’s works are set in...More »

  • poster for Hello World - For the Post-Human Age

    Hello World - For the Post-Human Age

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    • at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 73 days

    Art as radar acts as “an early alarm system,” as it were, enabling us to discover social and psychic targets in lots of time to prepare to cope with them.(1) These are the words of media theorist Marshall...More »

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  • poster for 2017 Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators Presentations

    2017 Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators Presentations

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    • at Yahoo Japan Corporation
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Tomorrow only!

    Selected artists participating in the past year’s Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators will present their works and discuss their processes of working with advisors. Exhibition:...More »

  • poster for In Between Sound & Vision

    In Between Sound & Vision

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    • at Vacant
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 2 days

    New York-based artist and composer Aki Onda presents a two-night set of collaborations with sound artist Akio Suzuki and filmmaker Takashi Makino. These artists have presented their work internationally,...More »

  • poster for AIT Artist Talk #73: Low Relief / Unreal Estate

    AIT Artist Talk #73: Low Relief / Unreal Estate

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    • at A.I.T. Room
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Marina Višić and Ksenia Galiaeva are both artists based in the Netherlands. Višić is the current artist in residence at AIT, until April 7, organized in collaboration with Mondriaan Fonds. Meanwhile, Galiaeva...More »

  • poster for My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 2)

    My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection (Part 2)

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts in 27 days

    Since he started the Hara Museum in 1979 as one of Japan’s first museums dedicated to contemporary art, the director Toshio Hara has devoted himself to the promotion of international exchange and the advancement...More »

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