The biennale landscape continues to sprawl internationally, enticing the platform for Art and Culture to innovate the ways in which it presents and encounters its attendants and participants. In collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), the Goethe Institute in Tokyo and the Japanisch Deutsches Zentrum Berlin (JDZB), new culture festival You Are Here: Berlin – Tokyo will take over 30 days of the Tokyo art calendar in October 2011 with a diversely curated selection of Berlin-based creative practitioners coming to Tokyo with aims and hopes of creating new connections and relationships while stimulating those existing through workshops, discussion panels, publications and interactive programs.
This Friday, September 3rd, 2010 is the festival’s launch event at Vacant in Harajuku, Tokyo and all are welcome and encouraged to mark their calendars for next year.
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Japanese-German diplomatic relations, You Are Here: Berlin-Tokyo takes part in the celebration program, initiates a unique dialogue and aims to be a platform for cultural exchange between the two cities.
Location: Vacant, 3-20-13 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku.
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
18:00 Preview, Berlin bookshop, sound-pieces
20:00 Live Sound Performance by Jacob Kirkegaard
Text: vicente gutierrez