TOKAS
Tokyo Arts and Space

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) is an art center dedicated to the generation and promotion of new art and culture from the heart of Tokyo. Based in TOKAS Hongo and TOKAS Residency, TOKAS supports and nurtures young talent in all fields as well as takes a role as a hub in a global cultural network of affiliated cultural facilities in Japan and abroad, and at once a platform for both new talents and internationally active artists to exchange and showcase their works. Through various joint programs, the two venues will continue their broad array of artistic activities in order to provide artists with a stage for creative work.

Missions

– Support, nurture and promote emerging artists from Tokyo.
– Establish a platform in Tokyo to function as a hub for art and culture in Asia and the world.
– Support diverse activities of art and culture in Tokyo as vehicles of the city’s vital energy.
– Function as place for pilot programs, experimental and research projects for new strategic culture policy of Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
– Foster human resources engaged in cultural practices.

Support program

Tokyo Arts and Space hopes to see young talents from Tokyo blossom on the international stage and has developed a series of stepwise and continuous programs tailored to career stage and experience including shows, exhibitions and international fellowships.

TOKAS
Tokyo Arts and Space

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) is an art center dedicated to the generation and promotion of new art and culture from the heart of Tokyo. Based in TOKAS Hongo and TOKAS Residency, TOKAS supports and nurtures young talent in all fields as well as takes a role as a hub in a global cultural network of affiliated cultural facilities in Japan and abroad, and at once a platform for both new talents and internationally active artists to exchange and showcase their works. Through various joint programs, the two venues will continue their broad array of artistic activities in order to provide artists with a stage for creative work.

Missions

– Support, nurture and promote emerging artists from Tokyo.
– Establish a platform in Tokyo to function as a hub for art and culture in Asia and the world.
– Support diverse activities of art and culture in Tokyo as vehicles of the city’s vital energy.
– Function as place for pilot programs, experimental and research projects for new strategic culture policy of Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
– Foster human resources engaged in cultural practices.

Support program

Tokyo Arts and Space hopes to see young talents from Tokyo blossom on the international stage and has developed a series of stepwise and continuous programs tailored to career stage and experience including shows, exhibitions and international fellowships.

Genzou / Kio Griffith and Tamaki Hosobuchi
  • June Clark: Witness
    May 3 – Aug 11, 2024
    The Power Plant
    Toronto, Canada
    June Clark: Witness is the first survey in Canada of the Toronto-based artist June Clark, who, since the late 1960s, has developed a unique and groundbreaking practice spanning photo-based work, text, collage, installation, and sculptural assemblages. Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. (more…)
  • Gregory Crewdson: Retrospective
    May 29 – Sep 8, 2024
    Albertina
    Wien, Austria
    Gregory Crewdson (*1962, Brooklyn) is one of the world’s most renowned photographers. Since the mid-1980s, Crewdson has been using the backdrop of small American towns and film sets to create, like a director, technically brilliant and colourfully seductive photographs that focus on human isolation and the abysses of society. The enigmatic scenes self-reflexively raise questions about the boundary between fact and fiction but can also be related to socio-political developments. (more…)
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