Entering No Man’s Land

An extraordinary project sees the old French Embassy in Tokyo transformed.

poster for

"No Man’s Land" Exhibition

at French Embassy
in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
This event has ended - (2009-11-26 - 2010-02-18)

In Photo Reports by Katrina Grigg-Saito 2009-12-01

Through the gates, Nicolas Buffe's 'Arche'

Jef Aérosol's figures make a lovely repetition, showing up on various surfaces

More Jef Aérosol

Tokyo Metro to Paris Metro

Fashion students take over the second floor

Choose your artist

Mathieu GrialouChairs in stairs, Kimio Tsuchiya APT (Tadayuki Tahara, Kohsuke Kimura)

Monsieur Chat's Cat takes over the wall

Speedy Graphito covers the walls

Takashi Nakajima's tree 'the Beautiful, the Ugly' will grow over the course of the exhibit to take over the office space

More Speedy Graphito

From the window, Lucille Reyboz and Hitomi Fujiwara wrap trees and photograph them

Manika Nagare invites you to sew projects from old fabric while she sketches you

Still at work

Katrina Grigg-Saito

Katrina Grigg-Saito. Born in Boston, but with her first memories of Hawaii, Katrina Toshiko Grigg-Saito arrived in Tokyo in December of 2007. She received her Master's from Boston University as an Earhart Fellow in Journalism and Sociology. Her work was on societal views of multi-racial identification, and took radio form in a piece she wrote and produced for NPR. From 2005-2006 she was a member of UnionDocs in NYC where she curated, performed, made art, wrote yellow arrows, orchestrated performance events and cooked massive dinners. As a dancer and actress she performed a lot, but liked most working as a dancer at the Joyce Soho in NYC on 29 Friends, playing a gang banger at the Huntington, singing at the Volksbühne in Berlin and being a company member/writer for the NY NeoFuturists. Now she writes for Skirt Magazine, Japan Times, Metropolis and is Vice Editor of this site here. » See other writings


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