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【TOKAS Hongo】Announcement of successful candidates for OPEN SITE 2018-2019


OPEN SITE is a program to accept multangular activities in creative field that is to be a new platform for future art and a venue for creators from all genres to interact.
In this third season, we had 285 applications exceeding last year's. Among them, 9 projects were selected through a strict selection procedure to be realized at Tokyo Arts and Space, as well as a recommendation program and an educational program. The projects will be executed from November 2018 to February 2019.


Applicant: HOMMA Mei
Title of the project: Patching Words (zi, kotoba, kata-kata, eweawea)

Title of the project: "photopia/scotopiaーTokyo" GENZOU Vol.4

Applicant: TAMAKI Akiko
Title of the project: Break time (tentative)

Applicant: Maurice Ortega JONES
Group Name: MUTEK.JP
Title of the project: VR Salon: Immersive Realities


Applicant: KAMISATO Yudai
Group Name: Okazaki Art Theatre
Title of the project: The Report From A Loose Stranger (tentative)

Applicant: HIGUCHI Teppei
Group Name: Théâtre Musical Tokyo (TMT)
Title of the project: Keiko YONEDA (1912-1992): Her Works and Life

Applicant: OTA Shingo
Group Name: Theater Company Hydro Blast (by Shingo Ota)
Title of the project: The territory


Applicant: NEMOTO Shumpei
Title of the project: It captures me, It moves me and It's gone

Applicant: MIYATA Atsushi
Title of the project: BIBUN-BOOKS PUBLISHING (book gallery for divisional zines)

TOKAS program
In addition to open call projects, TOKAS holds programs that should be realized now to deliver the appeals of OPEN SITE as an open platform.

Performance (TOKAS recommendation program)
Participant: contact Gonzo
Title of the project: contact Gonzo + yang02 (tentative)

Workshop (Educational program)
Artist: OZAWA Yuko
Title of the project: SPEAKERS (tentative)


Application Overview

Application period: 2018/3/1 (Thu) - 4/13 (Fri)
Total number of applications: 285

Jury Members:
HATANAKA Minoru (Senior Curator, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC])
HISANO Atsuko (Program Director, The Saison Foundation)
MOURI Yoshitaka (Sociologist / Professor, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)
KONDO Yuki (Program Director, Tokyo Arts and Space)

*The title of each project is as of the application was submitted.