Central East Tokyo 2023

Central East Tokyo 2023 Tokyo Cruise “Dot and Ship”

Pre-registration event

Chat on the water with a view of Tokyo from the boat
Tadashi Iwamoto, Naoki Sato, Haruya Nakajima

Tokyo is a vast city that continues to change. Tokyo's waterfront, which lurks in the background, is rugged to reflect the changes of the times, and although some inconvenient fragments remain, it remains connected to the past. A cruise that talks about the city and the future while looking at the waterfront is the Tokyo Cruise "Dot and Ship."

The two worked together in Central East Tokyo, which was suddenly born in 2003, and were reunited in 2023. and the up-and-coming contemporary who vividly captures Tokyo's changing past and present in his 2022 book "Oil on Townscape." Artist Haruya Nakajima will talk freely on the water.
*All the talk is in Japanese.

Meeting place: Nihonbashi Pier
Meeting time: November 4th (Sat) 18:45 *Please adhere to the meeting time!
Fee: 3,500 yen
How to apply: PEATIX
Ship: Tokyo Waterways Co., Ltd.
*Please bring your drinks.

PEATIX https://centraleasttokyonightcruise2023.peatix.com

Tadashi Iwamoto
Architect. First-class architect. In addition to serving as the director of the Mizubering Project of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, he is engaged in activities to create the appeal of waterfronts across the country. He is involved in using waterfronts such as Wakayama City, Sumida Ward, railway operators' development projects, and area management organizations. Consultation, etc. He is the co-founder of "Mizubeso," a membership organization for making full use of Yokohama's waterfront. Received Tokyo Architects Association Future Architect Award (2017), Machinaka Hiroba Award Encouragement Award (2017), Good Design Award Gold Award (Mizubering, 2018)

Naoki Sato
Art Director, designer, painter. Born 1961 in Tokyo. After graduating from Hokkaido University of Education, Sato studied sociology of education and sociolinguistics at Shinshu University. He then completed painting courses by Mokuma Kikuhata at Bigakko. In 1998, he founded the company Asyl Design (current name: Asyl). Sato produced the local project “Central East Tokyo” during 2003–2010. In 2010, he was involved in the founding of the art center, 3331 Arts Chiyoda. From his participation in the local art festival, Trans Arts Tokyo, he began to shift his focus on creating drawings. He has received numerous awards in Japan and overseas including his work becoming part of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Permanent Collection. Professor at Tama Art University.

Haruya Nakajima
Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1989. artist. Lecturer at art school "Kateguchi of Contemporary Art." He engages in cross-disciplinary activities as an independent artist, including contemporary art, writing, and rap. His major solo exhibitions include "Dance through your nose in Tokyo" (gallery αM, 2019), group exhibition "RE:FACTORY" (Terada Warehouse, 2023), and the book "Oil on Townscape" (Ronsosha, 2023). 2022) etc. He is serializing "Haruya Nakajima's Danshu Sakaba" (M.E.A.R.L.).

1-9, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Nihonbashi Boarding Dock

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