To celebrate the 10th anniversary of POCORART, a project supporting art activities by people with disabilities, Chiyoda City and 3331 Arts Chiyoda have organized the "POCORART World Exhibition 'Chance and Necessity and...' - Liberating raw expression of artists and people with/without disabilities," an exhibition that brings together the works of 50 artists from 22 countries. This exhibition presents over 240 works from around the world, selected without the constraints of what would traditionally be considered art. Many of these artworks are shown in Japan, or even publicly, for the first time.
We hereby announce the latest information about the exhibited artworks, as well as the details on related events, online content, catalogues and guidebooks. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation in sharing and publicizing this information.
- A number of exhibited artworks to be donated to Centre Pompidou!
- Seven events will take place, including film screenings + talks, curator tours, and related events.
- 3DVR system virtual exhibition tour and online cross talk
- A remarkable exhibition catalogue with over 200 creations in full color print!
- A free exhibition guidebook that is easy to understand for both children and adults (PDF download also available)
Please download the Press Release from the following.
*For more information on the outline and details of this exhibition, as well as the participating artists, please refer to the press release vol.1 (5th May 2021).
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□Title：POCORART World Exhibition "Chance and Necessity and... "
-Liberating raw expression of artists and people with/without disabilities-
□Term：July 16th (Fri) - September 5th (Sun) 2021
□Venue：3331 Arts Chiyoda , 1F Main gallery
(6-11-14 Sotokanda Chiyoda-Ku Tokyo JAPAN, 101-0021 Former Rensei Junior High School)
・Students under Junior high-school age free entry
・Chiyoda city residents free entry with identification
・Visitors with handicap free entry along with one escort.
*Please present handicap certificate
□Organizers：Chiyoda City, 3331 Arts Chiyoda
□Support：Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia、Austrian Cultural Forum Tokyo
□Special cosponsor：CHUGAI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
□Endorsed by：Associação Nipo Brasileira Economia e Cultura, British Council, Chiyoda City Tourism Association, Czech Centre Tokyo, Embassy of Belgium, Embassy of Brazil, Embassy of Canada, Embassy of France / Institut français du Japon, Embassy of Italy, Embassy of Sweden, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tokyo, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Embassy of the Republic of Cuba, Embassy of the United States of America, Goethe-Institut Tokyo, Italian Cultural Institute of Tokyo, New Zealand Embassy,Tokyo, Polish Institute in Tokyo, Wallonie-Bruxelles International
Key visual：KOKUBO Norimitsu(top middle) / Photo: MIYAJIMA Kei, Tomasz MACHCIŃSKI (right) / Courtesy of Tomasz Machciński Foundation, Imanuel MAPEU(bottom middle) / ©collection abcd/Bruno Decharme, Harald STOFFERS(left) / ©collection abcd/Bruno Decharme