Donor’s Night at Tamada Projects

For its recent exhibition of work by Jaume Plensa, Tamada Projects asked visitors to donate their ¥1000 entrance fee to either Tokyo Art Beat or Médecins du Monde. As a result, they raised ¥285,000, — ¥120,000 of it for TAB — and presented the funds at a special closing party on August 4th.

poster for

"Donors' Night"

at Museum at Tamada Projects
in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
This event has ended - (2007-08-04)

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In Photo Reports by Makoto Hashimoto 2007-08-11

Jaume Plensa's 'Tokyo Soul' (2007) occupies an entire gallery space

A close up of the lettering

One of TAB's co-founders, Paul Baron with Prune Helfter from Médecins du Monde being given the donations by Tamada Project's director, Toshio Tamada'Glassman V' (2007)

The gallery's subtle spotlighting of the artworks made this one of the most atmospheric exhibitions Tokyo has seen this year

A slideshow of Jaume Plensa's public art projects was being shown throughout the evening

Makoto Hashimoto

Makoto Hashimoto. Born in Tokyo and graduated from the Multimedia Cultural Studies Department at Yokohama National University. Having worked in a gallery, he now works as a freelance art producer, organizing exhibitions that include "Reading Room" at BankART Studio NYK in 2005, and "Dialogue with the City" at BankART Studio NYK and Kobe Art Village Center in 2007. Since November 2006, he has been collaborating with Takashi Serizawa from P3 Art and Environment to produce works and exhibitions for Gallery Box at Yokohama Bay Quarter. In addition to being the editor for the Japanese side of TABlog, he also writes for other art portal websites such as All About, Real Tokyo, and magazines Bijutsu Techo, ARTiT and Bijutsu no Mado. » See other writings

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