Tokyo Arts and Space(TOKAS) has been operating artist-in-residence programs for international creators working in creative fields such as art, design, music and architecture to stay, engage in creation and conduct research activities since 2006.
"OPEN STUDIO" is the special opportunity for the audience to see creative activities by residing creators and hear their talks and a dialogue with guest speakers.
13 groups/14 creators will introduce their works and activities with images, videos and drawings, and 8 of them will give talks on 11/11 (Sat).
On 11/12 (Sun) , there will be a special event "Drawing Tube vol.3" by Abdelkader BENCHAMMA, who is one of the world's leading artists in contemporary drawing scene and has shown works at 54th Venice Biennale (2011), The Drawing Center (New York, 2015) and Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017), with SUZUKI Hiraku, who explores and seeks to expand the realm of drawing (a participant of Tokyo Wonder Site residency programs in 2007-2008, and Exchange Residency Program in 2011).
Periods: 2017.11.10(Fri) - 2017.11.12(Sun)
Time：11:00 - 17:00
Organize：Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Arts Program and Residency Division
Venue：Tokyo Arts and Space Residency(Former TWS Redidency)
1F, 2-14-7 Tatekawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0023
Tokyo Arts and Space Residency TEL 03-5625-4433
*"Tokyo Arts and Space" is the new name of former Tokyo Wonder Site as of October 1, 2017.
*With Japanese - English interpreter *No reservation necessary
◇Talks by residing creators
November 11 (Sat) 14:00-16:00
◇Drawing + Talk "Drawing Tube vol.3"
November 12 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
Abdelkader BENCHAMMA × SUZUKI Hiraku
■Residency Program/ Creator:
＜International Creator Residency Program＞
Prapat JIWARANGSAN (Thailand| Photography, Video)
＜Exchange Residency Program＞
Hugh DAVIES (Australia| Game）
Martin EBNER (Germany| Installation, Video）
Simo KELLOKUMPU (Finland| Choreography, Research）
Leonor Serrano RIVAS (UK, Spain| Video-installation, Sculpture）
＜Institutional Recommendation Program＞
Abdelkader BENCHAMMA (France| Drawing）
Michel HUNEAULT (Canada| Photography, Video）
Heather B. SWANN (Australia| Sculpture, Drawing) *Exhibits Only
＜Research Residency Program＞
Rowan GEDDIS (UK, Sweden| Curation）
WANG Chong (China| Performance）
Barbara CUETO (Germany| Curation) *Exhibits Only
Stefanie GAUS & Jana ESKE (Germany, Switzerland| Film, Curation) *Exhibits Only Seyit Battal KURT (The Netherlands| Video, Installation) *Exhibits Only
・9 minutes' walk from Kikukawa Station, Exit A1 (Toei Subway Shinjuku Line)
・11 minutes' walk from Morishita Station, Exit A5 (Toei Subway Shinjuku or Oedo Line)
・15 minutes' walk from Ryogoku Station, (East Exit, JR Sobu Line/ Exit A5, Toei Subway Oedo Line)
*There is no parking lot. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation.
Information Provided by: Tokyo Arts and Space
Period: November 10,2017 (Fri) 〜 November 12,2017 (Sun)
Hours: 11:00 - 17:00
Closed: Open during the exhibition
Venue: Tokyo Arts and Space Residency