DESIGNART Tokyo with a very PechaKucha Night Special
October 22 @ 5 - 7 am PST
Join us live on Zoom and YouTube, on Thursday 22nd October, as we help kick off the opening of DESIGNART Tokyo with a very PechaKucha Night Special LIVE from the SOAK’s open air bath 18 floors above Shibuya, which will serve as our studio for the evening. DESIGART 2020 is Tokyo’s annual two-week, city-wide art and design festival, that is taking a very hybrid approach this year. PechaKucha Night is happy to be a part of DESIGNART again and welcome speakers and guests from the festival and from around the world.
You can register for the Zoom Webinar where you can engage presenters, or simply tune in via YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/PechaKuchaGlobal.
We are excited to welcome:
Keiji Ashizawa, who is one of the leading architects and product designers in Japan whose work for the Ishinomaki Lab has been instrumental in the area’s revitalization after the tsunami.
Ola Rune, from Claesson Koivisto Rune will join us from Sweden and talk about their work and their design for the new K5 Hotel in Nihonbashi next to the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Micheal Young who is normally a regular fixture in the Tokyo Design scene will be joining us from Hong Kong where he will talk about his latest work and Shanghai Design Week over which he presides.
Michelle Yip of Fei Architecture will talk about her latest housing project which is the Short Listed for Dezeen Building of the Year Award, as well as Fei Arts and Guangzhou Design and Art Week.
Ryota Akiyama, one of this year’s DESIGNART Under 30 winners will talk about his latest work and colour submission for this year’s exhibition.
Keisuke Toyoda, will share works from Noiz Architects, designers of the new Soak Bath and Bar which is a part of Sequence Hotel above the new Miyashita Koen Park – and location for this year’s DESIGNART PechaKucha.
PechaKucha Founders, Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, who are also Co-Founders of DESIGNART will join with the other founding members to give a review of this year’s DESIGNART