Stasis Field 2020→2021

Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo

poster for Stasis Field 2020→2021

Ends in 24 days

ACT (Artists Contemporary TOKAS) is an exhibition series that focuses mainly on artists who have previously participated in a program hosted by Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS). With Tanaka Shusuke, Hirose Nana & Nagatani Kazuma, and Watanabe Go, this third installment features three artists whose works were supposed to be shown at ACT Vol. 2, titled “Stasis Field,” which had to be canceled soon after opening due to the spread of COVID-19.

Stasis field is a term that is frequently used in science fiction themed works and games, to refer to areas in which time seems to stand still, or to be significantly delayed. Triggered by activating devices, the state of stagnation or delay in a stasis field creates the impression of all objects within that area standing still. The three featured artists present works that challenge our perception of things, by incorporating elements of deformation and/or distortion resulting from subtle temporal or spatial manipulations. Considering also the year-long postponement of their exhibition, here they examine from their own individual points of view the current state of society – very much a “stasis field” in itself, with human activities being called to a halt by a new and unknown virus.



from February 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021
Closed on February 22, March 1, 8, and 15.



Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holidays but closed on the following day (unless this falls on a public holiday when the venue will open). Closed during the New Year holidays and in between exhibitions.


Address: 2-4-16 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033
Phone: 03-5689-5331 Fax: 03-5689-7501

5 minute walk from the East exit of Suidobashi Station on the JR Sobu or Toei Mita line. 6 minute walk from exit 1 at Hongo-sanchome Station on the Marunouchi or Toei Oedo line. 7 minute walk from Ochanomizu Station on the JR Chuo, Sobu or Marunouchi line

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