Pavilion Tokyo 2021: Daito Manabe + Rhizomatiks / “2020–2021”
This event has ended.
Pavilion Tokyo 2021 is a project to express secret attractions of Japanese culture to the world. Six world-renowned Japanese architects and two artists shall each design a one-of-a-kind pavilion showcasing the future architectural designs and art. The pavilions will be located in the area centered on the New National Stadium. Visitors will be able to walk around the area with a map to experience the pavilions on their own. Participating architects and two artists are: Terunobu Fujimori, Kazuyo Sejima, Sou Fujimoto, Junya Ishigami, Akihisa Hirata, Teppei Fujiwara, Makoto Aida, and Yayoi Kusama. Pavilion Tokyo 2021 will be open from July 1st until September 5th, 2021.
For this event, Daito Manabe and Rhizomatiks have used AI to create light from unused data and canceled events, generating interplays of shadow on the walls.
Location: Empty lot around Watari-um
Pavilion Tokyo 2021 sites: In front of Victor Studio, In front of United Nations University, In front of the former Kodomo no Shiro, Near Yoyogi Park Panorama Square, Kudan House Garden, Hamarikyu Garden Enryokan, Inside Takanawa Gateway Station Ticket Gate, 2 other locations
Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, top Japanese architects and artists have installed displays around the city