TURN Meeting No.15


TURN Now and in the Future

The TURN art project generates artistic expression from encounters that transcend “differences.”
In this 15th and final TURN Meeting, TURN participating artists and staff from welfare facilities and other participating organizations join us to talk about insights and realizations gained through TURN project activities. 
How did TURN’s activities mesh, and how did people affect each other at diverse locations working in different areas including support for people with disabilities, the elderly, children, and education? Together with TURN Supervisor Katsuhiko Hibino, participants share individual perspectives, and look ahead to the legacy of the TURN experience.
Between discussions, two guest singers will perform composer Akashi Ikawa’s “TURN NOTES,” a group of musical works based on words from the publication “TURN NOTE.” Enjoy a wide-ranging vocal performance intertwining singing and readings.

*This event will be conducted in Japanese.



Monday, December 13 2021, 13:30 - 16:00


Auditorium, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Uenokoen 8-36, Taito-ku, Tokyo)


*Sign language/speech-to-text support available


Daisuke Nagaoka (Artist)
Noriko Takada (Staff member, Itabashi-ku Komone Fukushien (welfare facility))
Sunao Maruyama (Artist)
Hiroko Kondo (Kimagure Yaoya Dandan owner)
Katsuya Ise (Artist)
Katsunori Shinzawa (Director, Harmony)
Katsuhiko Hibino (TURN Supervisor)
Tsukasa Mori (TURN Project Director)
Maria Hata (Arts Council Tokyo)
Kanako Iwanaka (the nonprofit organization Art’s Embrace)


Performers: Shuntaro Tanaka (singer), Satomi Watanabe (singer)
Composed by: Akashi Ikawa (composer)


100 persons
*Advanced application required/first-come-first-served basis


Organized by Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Nonprofit organization Art's Embrace, Tokyo University of the Arts

Meeting schedule


Doors open, admission
*13:10 – 13:25 Screening of “TURN FES 6”(15 minutes),a video of event highlights filmed by Hiroshi Tamura (RAKUDA STUDIO).

13:30 – 13:35

Opening remarks

13:35 – 14:50

Part 1: Insights and realizations from TURN interactions: Towards a diverse society
Session 1: Daisuke Nagaoka (artist) × Noriko Takada (Staff member, Itabashi-ku Komone Fukushien (welfare facility))
Session 2: Sunao Maruyama (artist) × Hiroko Kondo (Kimagure Yaoya Dandan owner)
Session 3: Katsuya Ise (artist) × Katsunori Shinzawa (Director, Harmony)

Moderator: Kanako Iwanaka (the nonprofit organization Art’s Embrace), Maria Hata (Arts Council Tokyo)

14:50 – 15:00


15:00 – 15:20

Performance: “TURN NOTES”
Performers: Shuntaro Tanaka (singer), Satomi Watanabe (singer)
Composed by: Akashi Ikawa (composer)

15:20 – 15:50

Part 2: What we want to pass on from TURN
Katsuhiko Hibino (TURN Supervisor), Tsukasa Mori (TURN Project Director)

15:50 – 16:00

Closing remarks

*Participants and program details are subject to change.

How to apply ※Registration is closed

Please use the application form include the following:
1. Your name
2. Your email address
3. Your telephone number
4. The number of participants

Application deadline
Noon on Thursday, December 9, 2021

*Any personal information provided will be handled appropriately and not be used for purposes other than in relation to this event.
*In the event that someone is infected with coronavirus, the personal information you supply may be provided to public institutions such as health care centers for the purpose of identifying contacts. In addition, we may contact you using the details you provide.
*Application is on a first-come-first-served basis and will close when capacity is reached.
*We will send a confirmation email within four working days of receipt of application.
*Applicants who submitted the form by noon on Thursday, December 9 will be sent a confirmation email by the end of Thursday, December 9.

*Implementation details are subject to change depending on the situation regarding coronavirus.
*For this event we will implement thorough measures to prevent coronavirus infection. We would also like to ask visitors for their understanding and cooperation with coronavirus infection prevention, and that they read and comply with guidance on the TURN website.
*Photographs and video footage will be taken by official TURN photographers and news media at the venue. Please note that visitors to the venue may appear in the resulting photographs or video footage.


[Session 1]

Daisuke Nagaoka

Noriko Takada
Staff member, Itabashi-ku Komone Fukushien (welfare facility)

[Session 2]

Sunao Maruyama

Hiroko Kondo
Kimagure Yaoya Dandan owner

[Session 3]

Katsuya Ise

Katsunori Shinzawa
Director, Harmony


Akashi Ikawa

Shuntaro Tanaka

Satomi Watanabe

Katsuhiko Hibino
TURN supervisor

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