Hibiya's first art festival where you can experience installation art and stages, including a stage in collaboration with flower artists and the Hibiya Music Festival.
At Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, the first art event "HIBIYaRT ~ HIBIYA ANNIVERSARY" will be held at Hibiya Step Plaza from Friday, September 15th, 2023 to Monday, September 18th, 2023 (holiday). edition～” and an opening party will be held on the first day of the event, September 15th (Friday) from 18:00 to 21:00.
HIBIYaRT, which is held to commemorate the anniversary year of various facilities in the Hibiya area, including Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, is an "installation art" with the theme of "OASIS OF SENSES." This is a special art event like no other, where you can enjoy live music, an art market, and more, combined with the “stage'' that is a symbol of Hibiya, the entertainment city.
Highlights of Tokyo Midtown Hibiya “HIBIYaRT~HIBIYA ANNIVERSARY edition~”/
✔ Installation art inspired by “OASIS OF SENSES” by flower artist “Jungry Tokyo (Akiko Suzuki)”
✔ Collaboration stage with Hibiya Music Festival and artists who symbolize “Entertainment City Hibiya” will appear on a daily basis
✔Hidden burger shop “JUSTA BURGER” will open its first POPUP for a limited time
✔An art market will be held by multiple artists ✔A relaxing space will also be available on the stairs of Hibiya Step Plaza
・Art "HIBIYaRT Installation"
Installation art inspired by a “festival” by flower artist “Jungrin Tokyo (Akiko Suzuki)”
This large-scale "living" installation art using flowers, trees, and other plants is created by "Jinrin Tokyo", which creates various flower installation art using flowers. This is a work that expresses a unique interpretation of "The Oasis of Japan". This work, which suddenly appears among a group of buildings, is a "stage" where inorganic and organic matter coexist, symbolizing Hibiya, which liberates urban sensibilities through art.
Jungle Tokyo (Akiko Suzuki) / Flower Artist
Born in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture. Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Industrial Design. In the fall of 2013, we started Jungle Tokyo. Combining a bold approach, improvisation, and delicate expression, he uses plants in a wide range of activities, including space decoration, object production, performance, and mask production. He continues to create works from a unique perspective, playing with the vitality and powerful beauty of plants. In addition to plants, he also designs and designs spaces that utilize natural materials. The range of activities is wide-ranging, including weddings, photography, event decoration, store decoration, and PV shooting.
・Stage “HIBIYaRT MUSIC”
<Opening Party> September 15th (Friday)
At the opening party, a "Special DJ PARTY" will be held featuring YonYon, who is active both domestically and internationally as a DJ, singer-songwriter. *Held from 18:00 to 21:00 on Friday, September 15th only.
<Hibiya Music Festival collaboration>
Saturday, September 16th
Hibiya Music Festival x HIBIYaRT collaboration stage! “HIBIYaRT Special Live'' will be held featuring three artists recommended by Hibiya Music Festival Executive Committee Chairman Seiji Kameda!
September 17th (Sun)
Special live performance by singer-songwriter Kei Owada and Mizuki Ohira
September 18 (Mon/Holiday)
Live performance by young jazz musicians led by Tomoaki Baba, who played the saxophone for the main character in the movie "BLUE GIANT"
・Food “HIBIYaRT FOOD TRUCKS”
The first POPUP of the hidden burger shop "JUSTA BURGER", which is scheduled to open somewhere in Tokyo soon, will be available at HIBIYaRT for a limited time. We offer the ultimate minimalist burger that pursues the simple deliciousness of a hamburger, with only a juicy patty and cheese sandwiched between a chewy special bun.
"KITADE TACOS" inherits the philosophy of BBF, a food lab in Brooklyn. Shigeo Kitade, the owner of KITADE TACOS, has devised a new menu for HIBIYaRT. The ingredients for the tortillas, which are made fresh every day, are made with corn grown in Hokkaido, and handmade with carefully selected additive-free vegetables.
・Market HIBIYaRT Artist and Fleas
An art market where more than 10 artists gathered for HIBIYaRT sell their works directly. You can encounter a variety of unique works, from paintings to objects to clothes.
Relaxation space <br />Cushions and mats are installed on the stairs of Hibiya Step Plaza. You can relax and enjoy the sunny autumn weather without worrying about time. At the top of the stairs, there will also be a MIX POP SHOP called “SUGAR BAR'' where you can enjoy sweets such as coffee and vegan ice cream.
Event logo created by visual designer and art director “YO design”
It expresses the history of Hibiya as the center of entertainment in Japan and the attitude of the city as a city that emphasizes the excitement of experiencing things by visiting theaters and venues. Adopts a design that mixes a sense of art. The modern color scheme is based on Rokumeikan and Japanese colors.
YO design Rin Ueno/Graphic designer/art director
Established in 2022. Focusing on graphic expression, he does art direction and design production in various fields such as branding, logos, packaging, and products.
Tokyo Midtown Hibiya "HIBIYaRT ~ HIBIYA ANNIVERSARY edition ~" implementation overview ■ Event overall [Event name] HIBIYaRT ~ HIBIYA ANNIVERSARY edition ~
[Date] September 15th (Friday) to 18th (Monday/Holiday), 2023
[Time] 12:00-18:00 *September 15th (Friday) from 18:00-21:00 for the opening party [Place] Tokyo Midtown Hibiya Hibiya Step Square, Hibiya Step Square Grand Stairs [Organizer] Tokyo Midtown Hibiya [Cooperation] Hibiya Area Management General Incorporated Association
■Stage information [Location] Hibiya Step Plaza (In case of stormy weather, the event will be held in the underground plaza)
[Date] September 16th (Sat) to 18th (Monday/Holiday), 2023
*Opening party will be held on Friday, September 15th from 18:00 to 21:00 [Time] 13:00 to 13:30, 15:00 to 15:30, 17:00 to 17:30
About the Mitsui Fudosan Group's contribution to SDGs
The Mitsui Fudosan Group aims to create a society that enriches both people and the earth based on the philosophies of "coexistence and coexistence," "connection of diverse values," and "realization of a sustainable society." We promote business with an awareness of (S) and governance (G), that is, ESG management. By further accelerating the ESG management of the Group, we believe that we can make a significant contribution to the realization of "Society 5.0" advocated by the Japanese government and the achievement of "SDGs." In November 2021, we have formulated the following group guidelines for "realizing a decarbonized society" and "promoting diversity and inclusion", and for "biodiversity" in March 2023. Our group will continue to work towards solving social issues through urban development.
・“Formulate a group action plan to realize a decarbonized society”
・“Development of Diversity & Inclusion Promotion Declaration and Initiatives Policy”
・“Formulate group biodiversity policy”
*The initiatives in this release contribute to one goal in the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
Goal 11: Creating a city where people can continue to live
[Tokyo Midtown Hibiya] From the press release