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[OPEN SITE5] Open call program waiting for your proposal!!
Published: March 20 2020

[OPEN SITE5] Open call program

OPEN SITE is an open call program to accept multiangular activities in creative fields. With this program, TOKAS will strive to be a new platform for future art that creators from all genres to interact in the departments of Exhibition, Performance and dot.
Selected proposals will be held at TOKAS Hongo from November, 2020 to February, 2021.
In the "OPEN SITE 2019-2020," 9 projects, including curation projects, lecture performances and interactive events, were selected from 202 applications following a strict selection process. In 2020, we covet your projects which explore new expression/art/culture, and try to open up to societies!
[Application Overview]
Proposal must fulfill all three conditions below.

(1) Projects that can be realized using a space such as: Exhibitions, Installations, Research presentations, Performing arts, Films and Audio-visual works, Lectures, Symposiums or Workshops and any other projects which are related to above or combined projects.
(2) Projects which explore new expression/art/culture, and try to open up to societies.
(3) Projects which are well structured and have unique originalities.

[Format of presentation]
A. Exhibition (Exhibition period: 26 days / Admission: Free of charge)
B. Performance (Execution period: 6 days / Ticket price must be set)
C. dot (Execution period: 6 days / Admission: Free of charge)

Candidates must fulfill conditions below.

(1) Be able to take responsibilities for planning, preparations, and executions of projects.
(2) Candidates who have passed the first selection must attend the interview in the second selection.
* The interview can be done by Skype if the candidate lives abroad or in a place far from Tokyo.

[Support by TOKAS]
(1) Providing a space at TOKAS Hongo for projects for free of charge.
(2) Providing a subsidy for productions of works and projects as follows. *Tax will apply.
A. Exhibition: 400,000 JPY
B. Performance: 200,000 JPY
C. dot: 100,000 JPY
(3) The ticket revenue of each project will be given as artist fee. (*Applies for only format B)
(4) TOKAS Residency as accommodation for those who live overseas or in places far from Tokyo. (*Applies for format A and B)
(5) Assisting a part of PR and management of the project

Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
2-4-16 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

[Execution Period]
(1) November 21 (Sat), 2020 – December 20 (Sun), 2020
(2) January 9 (Sat), 2021 – February 7 (Sun), 2021
*The usable periods are different between exhibition section and other sections. See "Application Outline" for details.

[Jury Members]
KOBAYASHI Haruo (Director, blanClass)
HATANAKA Minoru (Chief Curator, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC])
HISANO Atsuko (Program Director, The Saison Foundation)
KONDO Yuki (Program Director, Tokyo Arts and Space)

[Selection Process and the Schedule]
(1) First Selection (Document screening by jury members): the beginning of April, 2020
(2) Second Selection (Presentations and interviews by jury members): May 9 (Sat), 2020 (provisional)
(3) The final results will be announced through TOKAS website in the end of May, 2020.

[Application period]
March 3 (Tue.), 2020 - March 24 (Tue.), 2020 (JST)
*Upload data materials: by April 1 (Wed.), 2020 (JST)

[Application Fee]

[How to Apply]
Please download the Application Package on the website below and read "Application Outline" included in the package.

OPEN SITE Administration Office
Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
Email: opensite5(at)tokyoartsandspace.jp
*Please change (at) to @.
*We will not accept any inquiries by phone.


Information Provided by: Tokyo Arts and Space

Period: November 21,2020 (Sat) 〜 February 7,2021 (Sun)
Hours: 11:00-19:00
Closed: Monday (When Monday is a holiday, next weekday)
Venue: Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo

Last Updated on March 20 2020

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