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【OPEN CALL】OPEN SITE 2018-2019|For applicants who have applied


OPEN SITE 2018-2019 Administration Office will contact only successful applicants for the 2nd screening by 5/25 (Fri.).

No email/phone inquiries are accepted.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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【Announcement】Trial implementation of bag inspections

In order to further strengthen and enhance security measures in preparation for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, trial bag inspections will be conducted on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June, 9, 2018, for those visiting Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank visitors for their cooperation and understanding.

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【OPEN CALL】OPEN SITE 2018-2019 | Important Notice for Applicants

OPEN SITE 2018-2019 Administration Office will send you an e-mail with the subject of "[OPEN SITE 2018-2019] Thank you for your application", in which a link to submit the application materials will be written.

If you don't receive the message by 4/17 (Tue), please contact OPEN SITE administration office by e-mail:

(Pleasechange [at] to @)

※We will not accept any inquiries by phone.

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【TOKAS Hongo】Exhibition of WONDER SEEDS 2018 Workshop | IMAMURA Fumi

WONDER SEEDS 2018 Workshop was conducted on March 10(Sat) by an artist, IMAMURA Fumi (Participated in WONDER SEEDS 2010, 2013), who uses plants as her motif in her creation, such as by cutting small flowers drawn with watercolor on craft paper and constructing them in a space.

In the workshop, participants made their original flowers of which colors and shapes were imagined from some plant seeds and the characteristics of the plants. They also came up with their original flower names and the language of the flowers.

The works are now on display at our lounge room, where the workshop was held, in TOKAS Hongo. Please enjoy the flowers created out of their imagination.

Exhibition periods: March 11(Sun)-March 25(Sun) 11:00-19:00
Venue: Lounge room at TOKAS Hongo(mezzanine floor)

*Please refer here for detailed information about the workshop.

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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 last 2 years, more than 500 proposals were arrived, and through the selection very unique and exciting projects were realized at TOKAS Hongo.

Please refer the link here for the detail.

We are looking for your application!

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Announcement of successful candidates for WONDER SEEDS 2018

TOKAS is delighted to announce successful artists for WONDER SEEDS 2018 as below.

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【TOKAS Hongo】IP Yuk-Yiu Artist Talk on 1/20!

OPEN SITE 2017-2018 "PLAY.GROUND: video game art from Hong Kong" will present an artist talk by the curator IP Yuk-Yiu:

Artist Talk
"video game and play: an artist's perspective"
2018/1/20 (Sat) 15:00- With Japanese-Egnlsigh Interpreter
No booking requried.

For the exhibition details please click HERE.

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【Announcement】Tokyo Arts and Space has a new logo

An open-call contest was held to choose a Symbol Mark for Tokyo Arts and Space, and of the 82 proposals were submitted during the open call period, the design of Umezawa Takahiro was selected as the most outstanding. To go with this Symbol Mark a Logo Type font was designed and its combination with the Symbol Mark was officially accepted as the new Logo Mark.





<Symbol Mark concept>
The design expresses the activities and environment of Tokyo Arts and Space that brings together the "visions embodied in the artist's works" and "the appreciative and critical eyes of the audience" in a process of mutual stimulation.


・Symbol Mark UMEZAWA Takahiro (Open Call)
・Logo type font and VI design room-composite Co., Ltd.

Comment by open call winner Umezawa Takahiro

I have been working as a designer in Tokyo now for 11 years.
In my daily work, I often wish that I could have my designs used in a place or facility where lots of people gather.
Winning this opportunity encourages me to work even more seriously in my design work -- with gratitude.

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【Announcement】The grand prize for Open Call of the new logo

Tokyo Arts and Space has selected a grand prize for its new logo(*) from among the Open call entries as follows. The combination of the logo and the logotype, designed after the logo selection, will be used as the new logo for Tokyo Arts and Space.

* The diagram stands for the symbol of the logo, and the alphabets for its logotype.

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【TOKAS Hongo】OPEN SITE 2017-2018: Announcement of cancellation of the performance program

We are sorry to announce that the following program of OPEN SITE 2017-2018 Open Call has been cancelled due to the participants' personal reasons.

Organizer: Galvaniaze and Fretwork Ensembles
Title: Happnestance
Date and time:2017/12/22 (Fri.) ,12/23 (Sat.) , 12/24 (Sun.) 19:15-

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