Roppongi Art Night 2019

The theme of this time is "night trip, day dream"

A wide variety of art works, such as contemporary art, performances, films, and music that extend to the city of Roppongi. Let's go on an overnight journey around art. The art that colors the city creates an experience that transcends time and space. What is your dream at the end of this journey? Enjoy the “Night Trip, Daytime Dream” with about 50 installations and performances gathered from all over the world, such as red balls, huge balloons, glowing birds, floating rocks, etc. traveling through the city of Roppongi.

What is "Roppongi Art Night"

"Roppongi Art Night " is a feast of art set in the streets of Roppongi. In addition to art pieces, various works including design, music, video, performance etc are scattered in the city of Roppongi where various commercial facilities and cultural facilities gathered, and we create unusual experiences. And we propose a new lifestyle of enjoying art in life. Also, by integrating the arts and the city, we will improve the cultural image of Roppongi and create a pioneering model of town planning in the big city of Tokyo. I will continue to develop further as a festival of Tokyo's leading art.

Main program

Main artist:CHOI JEONG HWA

An installation work connecting Roppongi Hills Arena, Tokyo Midtown, The National Art Center, Tokyo Roppongi Hills Arena is a colorful balloon sculpture "fruit tree" with fruits and vegetables, and it will be the stage of various unfolding events Decorate Roppongi Hills Arena like a bright banquet room.

  • Location: Roppongi Hills Arena , Tokyo Midtown, The National Art Center, Tokyo , Tokyo
  • Entry Fee: Free
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Photo: by Kim Dowon
CHOI JEONG HWA Profile

Born in 1961 in Seoul, Korea. At the Venice Biennale 2005, he was chosen as a representative of the Korea Pavilion and has participated in art festivals around the world, including Liverpool, Sydney, Taipei and Lyon. In addition, at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, he has been active as an art director for opening and closing ceremonies.

Roppongi Hills: "Fruit Tree"

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"Fruit Tree" packed with fruits and vegetables is a colorful balloon sculpture by Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa. Decorate the Roppongi Hills Arena vividly. Fruits and vegetables that fall from the branches are placed in the arena to show space to the magical garden. Synthetic vinyl sculptures express the beauty of both the natural world and the artifacts.

  • Date and time: May 25 (Sat) 17:30-May 26 (Sun) 6:00, 11:00-18:00
  • Venue:Roppongi Hills Arena
  • Entry Fee: Free

Summary

Period

Saturday, May 25, 2019-Sunday, May 26

  • An art program "pre-program" to be displayed and installed prior to holding will also be held
Hours

Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:00-Sunday, May 26 18:00

<Core time> May 25 (Sat) 18:00 to May 26 (Sun) 6:00

  • Core time is the time zone when main installations and events gather.
Place

Roppongi Hills , Mori Art Museum , Tokyo Midtown, Suntory Museum of Art, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, The National Art Center, Tokyo , Roppongi Shopping District, Other Roppongi District Cooperating Facilities and Public Spaces

Admission fee

Free (however, some programs and museum exhibitions are charged)

WEB

* Hashtag: # Roppongi Art Night 2019, #RoppongiArtNight 2019

Sponsorship

Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan History and Cultural Foundation), Minato Ward, Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee 【 The National Art Center, Tokyo , Suntory Museum, Tokyo Midtown, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Mori Art Museum , Mori Building, Roppongi Shopping District Promotion organization (in alphabetical order)】

Subsidy

Project for the establishment of the Agency for Cultural Affairs International culture and art dispatch base

Contact Us
  1. TEL:03-5777-8600
    Hello dial 7 days a week (8: 00-22: 00)
  2. TEL:03-6406-6799
    (Saturday, 25 May 2019, Sunday, May 26)

* The contents of all programs may be changed or canceled without notice depending on the weather and business of the day.