OPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ March

Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ March


TitleOPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ March
Date2019.3.8(Fri) - 2019.3.10(Sun)
Time11:00 - 17:00
Tokyo Arts and Space (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
VenueTOKAS Residency
<Exchange Residency Program>
Susanna HERTRICH (Switzerland, Germany | Sculpture, Photography)
WANG Lien-Cheng (Taiwan | New Media)*Exhibit Only

<Institutional Recommendation Program>
Félix-Antoine MORIN (Canada | Sound Installation)

<Research Residency Program>
Renata CRUZ (Brazil | Drawing, Installation)
Gottfried HAIDER (USA | Installation)
Stephanie ROTHENBERG (USA | Bioart, Installation)
Gabriela López DENA (USA, Mexico | Installation, Architecture) *Exhibit Only
GU Minja (Korea, Belgium | Performance) *Exhibit Only

Open Studio is a special occasion for the audience to see the creative process of residing creators and to hear their talks and discussion with guest speakers.

On 3/9 (Sat), five creators will give talks, and a special talk will be held by Susanna HERTRICH and our guest HATTORI Hiroyuki on 3/10 (Sun). HERTRICH dives into the world of Japanese ghost stories and tales of the supernatural, examining the classic tales and current folk beliefs and how they link to recent media technologies. Also, our guest Hattori Hiroyuki, the curator of the Japan Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2019, aims to rethink about the existence and behavior of humans in the eternal flow of time, working with artists, musicians, and anthropologist etc. We will consider the practices of artists who seek contemporary representation from the daily and conventional/primitive ideology.

Facility Tour / Information Display:
- Visitors will have an opportunity to see the rooms and common spaces where creators stay and communicate with each other.
- We provide the information on the partner institutions of exchange residency programs and answer any inquiries by visitors.

Partner Institutions:
Atelier Mondial (Basel, Switzerland)
Arts-in-Residence Taipei/ Treasure Hill Artist Village (Taipei, Taiwan)

Institutional Recommendation Program Support:
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Quebec, Canada)

Susanna HERTRICH, Sensorium of Animals, 2018 Installation view (mixed media), Balzer Projects gallery, Basel

WANG Lien-Cheng, Electronic Position, 2008, Installation, Refit electric shock, Refit electric mosquito zapper, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taiwan

Félix-Antoine MORIN,Genarate Function, 2018, Video and Music, 5.7mb (photo) © Alexis Zeville

Renata CRUZ, Para sempre e um dia, 2017, installation with watercolor on paper © Leka Mendes

Gottfried HAIDER, Window Blinds, 2011, Custom electronics & montors, Computational installation

Stephanie ROTHENBERG, Trading Systems: Bio-Economic Fairy Tales, 2018, mixed media, installation size variable, El Museo Gallery, New York

Gabriela López DENA, Feminist Manifestos, 2018, public reading/performance in collaboration with Abby Zan. Photograph Manuel Molina

GU Minja, Island of the Day Before, island of the Day After, 2018, Mixed media Installation including 4 channel video

Related Event

Talks by residing creators
TitleOPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ March
Talks by residing creators
DateDate: March 9 (Sat) 14:00-16:00

(Susanna HERTRICH will give a talk on March 10.)
Special Talk "Stories leading to the Future"
TitleOPEN STUDIO 2018-2019/ March
Special Talk "Stories leading to the Future"
DateMarch 10 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
CreatorsSusanna HERTRICH
GuestHATTORI Hiroyuki (Curator/ Associate Professor, Akita University of Art)
Important points *No booking required / With Japanese - English interpreter
*Programs may change due to unavoidable reasons.

Participating Creator

Renata CRUZ
Gabriela López DENA
GU Minja
Gottfried HAIDER
Félix-Antoine MORIN
WANG Lien-Cheng