OPEN STUDIO 2022-2023/ November

Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO 2022-2023/ November

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) Residency provides opportunities for international creators in various disciplines including visual art, design, architecture and curation to stay, create works and conduct research in Tokyo, offering studio spaces and accommodation.
This Open Studio is a special occasion for the audience to see the creative process of residing creators. On 11/12(Sat) and 11/13(Sun), residing creators will give talks on their artworks and activities during their residency in Tokyo. 


OPEN STUDIO 2022-2023/ November
Date 2022/11/11 (Fri) - 2022/11/13 (Sun)
Time 11:00-17:00
Venue TOKAS Residency
Creators ■International Creator Residency Program
Zakkubalan (Albert THOLEN & SORA Neo) (New York / Tokyo|Film, installation)

■Exchange Residency Program
Myriagon (Ki NURMENNIEMI & Tuomas A. LAITINEN) (Helsinki|Research, installation, performance)
Parsa KAMEHKHOSH (Helsinki|Performance, sculpture, design)
Minh Duc PHAM (Berlin|Sculpture, installation, performance)
Sarah WESTPHAL (Ghent|Video, installation, sculpture)

■Research Residency Program
Begüm ERCIYAS (Brussels|Performance)
CHAO Jiaxing (Shanghai|Curation)
James SCHOFIELD (Liverpool|Curation)  *Exhibit Only

OrganizerTokyo Arts and Space (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Partner Instittutions ■Exchange Residency Program
HIAP [Helsinki International Artist Programme] / Finnish Cultural Foundation (Helsinki, Finland)
The City of Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
WIELS / Government of Flanders (Brussels, Belgium)

*Subject to change due to the situation affected by COVID-19.

Zakkubalan, Everyday 2021, three-channel video, CRT TVs, mirrors
Photo by Eric Ruby. Image courtesy of The 500 Capp Street Foundation

Myriagon, Word Worlds 2018, performance, Seoul Mediacity Biennale, SeMA Museum, Seoul

Parsa KAMEHKHOSH, In the Presence of a Glass of Milk 2021, photographic performance, Muenster Germany,
Photo by Iman Kamehkhosh

Minh Duc PHAM, A bouquet of tragic fates is blooming on my table 2019, lily, chrysanthemum, orchid, bowl, pedestal, fresh lilies, vase

Sarah WESTPHAL, Fôret océanique 2021, Site-specific installation, mixed media,
Kortrijk Triennial (Belgium)

Begüm ERCIYAS, Voicing Pieces 2016, Performance
©Begüm Erciyas

CHAO Jiaxing, Research trip "The Ship of Theseus" 2019
Funded by Asia Culture Center(ACC), South Korea
Photo by Chao Jiaxing

James SCHOFIELD,Terracotta Dreams 2022, installation view, Existential House

Related Event

Gallery Tour

TOKAS staff will introduce residing creators’ activities and researches at each exhibition space.

Date & Time2022/11/12 (Sat), 11/13 (Sun)
VenueTOKAS Residency
AdmissionFree *No booking required.

*Subject to change due to the situation affected by COVID-19.

Talks by Residing Creators
Date2022/11/12 (Sat), 11/13 (Sun)
VenueTOKAS Residency
AdmissionFree *Booking required.
LanguageJapanese / English
Participating Creators on 11/12 (Sat) Zakkubalan (Albert THOLEN & SORA Neo)(New York / Tokyo|Film, installation)
Sarah WESTPHAL(Ghent|Video, installation, sculpture)
Begüm ERCIYAS(Brussels|Performance)
CHAO Jiaxing(Shanghai|Curation)
Participating Creators on 11/13 (Sun) Myriagon (Ki NURMENNIEMI & Tuomas A. LAITINEN)(Helsinki|Research, installation, performance)
Minh Duc PHAM(Berlin|Sculpture, installation, performance)
Parsa KAMEHKHOSH(Helsinki|Performance, sculpture, design)
BookingPlease fill out the Booking Form.

*Subject to change due to the situation affected by COVID-19.

Participating Creator

Tuomas A. LAITINEN (Myriagon)
CHAO Jiaxing
Minh Duc PHAM
SORA Neo (Zakkubalan)
Albert THOLEN (Zakkubalan)