August 24, 2010 / Review

The second part in the special exhibition as part of 3331 Presents TOKYO:Part 2 launched on 20th August under the title of "TOKYO DIVERSITY". The exhibition aims to highlight the richness of Tokyo's creativity and its multi-cultural nature. The exhibition brings together creative practitioners hailing from Asia, America, Africa and Europe with 6 select exhibits which the reflect Tokyo's internationalism. A great chance to catch a taste of the multiplicity of expressions and international networks which exist in the city.


Architecure design unit BAKOKO have created a highly orignal structure made of living plants, under the title "Living Room". Hanging from the ceiling are a miriad of Spanish moss tendrils, creating a curtain of green, enwrapping the viewer as they enter the space, within which an overview of BAKOKO's projects is presented.

3331 is also very pleased to present the highly acclaimed work of Wafrica, a merge of African and Japanese aesthetics in the form of the kimono. Here a series of photos of both Japanese and African models capture the unique designs of Serge Mouangue who has envisioned a new form of kimono using African textiles.


John Moore Organics presents an overview of the organizations diverse activities which include workshops, seminars and organic tours as well of course as engaging in organic farming in many areas throughout Japan.


etteda is a creative project between artists, designers and architechts in Japan and Korea. Now in its 4th year the project brings together creative practitioners in artistic collaboration and cultural exchange.


HAA! House of African Art is a new initiative aimed at promoting awareness of African arts in Japan. Here the work of both Afican painters and sculptors as well as Japanese artist Nisho Yoshinari who has been engaged in a long term project in Nairobi.

dislocate is an international media art project taking place annually in Tokyo examining the relation between art, technology and locality. This year it will be hosted by 3331, and will take the form of an arist in residence program with artists from Japan, India, China and Indonesia exloring the possibilities of media technology in the realization of democracy and social engagement.

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