2016.3.4 - 3.6

Three Days to Experience and Enjoy Brand New Encounters

As well as a conference with a diverse array of guests, the first TURN FES will feature an exhibition of works and performances produced as a result of the Exchange Program, in which 13 artists are meeting and working with people with disabilities and young people facing various challenges in their lives. This three-day festival will offer the chance for individuals, with all their different backgrounds and customs, to enjoy, deepen, and share encounters.


Friday, March 4 – Sunday, March 6, 2016


Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum



Organized by

Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)

Cooperated by

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)

Details of TURN FES
1.Exhibitors from the TURN Exchange Program

Artist × Partner Facility/Community
*No particular order
Yasuaki Igarashi × Atelier La Mano
Manami Kakudo ×Ota City Support Center for People With Disabilities
James Jack × Harmony
Tohru Nakazaki × Creative Support Let’s (certified NPO)
Daisuke Yamashiro × Applause Minamiaoyama
Masanori Ikeda, Kazue Kawase × Kyosaren Recycled Bottle Washing Center
Ryo Inaba × Atelier La Mano
Satsuki Imai × Shure University
Yuto Yanagi × community center akta
EAT&ART TARO, Jun Kitazawa, and Emi Tomizuka research and exchange with several welfare facilities and communities.

Other Projects/Artists Exhibiting Work
Asian Match Flag Project × Maru Works
Haruchi Osaki
Urban Culture Commons, Faculty of Regional Promotion, Nara Prefectural University × Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation

2. Conference


Auditorium, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

We plan to hold four talk sessions over the weekend of Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6. Guests from a wide range of backgrounds will engage in discussion on themes that take TURN as their starting point. Please check the website for further details, which will be posted over the coming weeks.


Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
8-36 Ueno-Park Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007

Time required from the nearest stations
(1) 7 min walking from JR “Ueno Station” Park Exit.
(2) 10 min walking from “Ueno Station” Exit 7, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Hibiya Line.
(3) 10 min walking from Keisei Line “Ueno Station”.
※ No parking area, so please refrain from coming by car.

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