[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] 5th anniversary of opening! Events to experience and experience art and culture are held throughout the building

Exhibition of Kohei Nawa, Naoki Honjo, Kenta Kobayashi and others, and limited collaboration ink release

Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (GINZA SIX 6F, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will celebrate its 5th anniversary on April 20, 2022. In commemoration of this, under the theme of "Alt."-Alternative Place to Meet Art & Culture, we have developed plans such as exhibitions, events by artists and architects, and the release of works and original products limited to the 5th anniversary. increase.

Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore will celebrate its 5th anniversary in April.
Born to "propose a life with art", since the store opened, it is an encounter with art that enriches life without being bound by the stereotypes such as "to enjoy art, you need financial margin and aesthetics". Has been created.
Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore is an alternative space that is different from museums and galleries, proposing exciting culture such as "Japanese culture", "photograph", "design", "architecture" and "fashion" while focusing on art.
Based on this unique identity, we are co-creating with artists, craftsmen, manufacturers, and customers to deliver proposals unique to Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore.

And this time, which is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the opening of the store, we have planned a commemorative event with the wish of "I want to be an existence that opens another new door by co-creation". The theme is "Alt."-Alternative Place to Meet Art & Culture.
Going forward, while valuing the encounters with each artist and customer, we will continue to create an "living with art" through innumerable combinations and co-creation of "[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] +" like the [Alt] key on a PC. I will make a suggestion.

The project will focus on art, while exhibiting and holding fairs in all genres.
The exhibition will use the entire Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore by Kohei Nawa, a sculptor who works on the installation of the central atrium of GINZA SIX, Naoki Honjo, who is holding a solo exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, and Rintaro Umino, an up-and-coming young artist. We will develop an exhibition of works.
In addition, to commemorate the 5th anniversary, we will release a limited edition by Takeru Amano, a popular original ink, and a limited version of the classic souvenir "Wasanbon Shokora" from the beginning of the store.
Details are available on the special page for the 5th anniversary event of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (https://store.tsite.jp/ginza/5th-anniversary/ ).

Please enjoy the unique experience of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore, where you can lightly touch, experience, and purchase art and culture as if you were playing.

・ [Details of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore 5th Anniversary Event] Art

Kohei Nawa "Fountain" Exhibition

Kohei Nawa has created a new way of sculpture that stimulates the viewer's sense of sight and touch by crossing the organic image with the form of the material. This exhibition will be held in commemoration of the publication of a performance work by Nawa and choreographer Damien Jalet. In addition to flat works with this work as a motif, many works including unpublished works such as silk screen print work "Esquisse" and sculpture work "Fountain" are drawn from the earliest stage of artist activity, Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore GINZA It will be exhibited at ATRIUM.

Period | April 16th (Sat) -April 30th (Sat), 2022

Rintaro Unno "Foolish Situation, I like fun nights" Exhibition

@Rintaro Unno, 2022

The work of artist Rintaro Unno, who creates images and installations as "strange panoramic views" based on things rooted in his own reality, such as religion and games, and is also active as a core member of the material shop "Catharsis Kishibe". Exhibition. We are planning to announce a series of video works and a new video work shot at Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore as a location. The work will be developed as if going around a dungeon called a bookstore.

Period | April 1st (Friday) -May 8th (Sunday)

"Naoki Honjo (un) real utopia" satellite exhibition

© Naoki Honjo

Naoki Honjo, a photographer known for his unique expression of taking pictures of the city like a diorama using the tilt of a large format camera.
The latest Tokyo in 2021 is taken as an extension ("satellite" exhibition) of the artist's first large-scale solo exhibition "Naoki Honjo (un) real utopia", which is being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography until May 15. In addition, unpublished works will be exhibited and sold for a limited time. In addition, Naoki Honjo will hold a participatory workshop "Let's take a picture of Naoki Honjo" at GINZA SIX, where participants will be photographed from GINZA SIX.

Session | March 19th (Sat) -May 15th (Sun), 2022


Kenta Kobayashi "Prints from EVERYTHING_2 on WASHI" Exhibition

From the left, Kenta Kobayashi "WASHI_TOKYOTOWER" "WASHI_SHIBUYA246" "WASHI_WALK2"

Kenta Kobayashi continues to expand his expression in both digital and analog while straddling the boundaries between photography and painting. I am in charge of the artwork for the 5th anniversary of GINZA SIX, and I am developing the expression in various media.
In this project, we will release an edition work in which the image is printed on Japanese paper. Kobayashi has been developing photographic works with various supports such as cloth and metal. Please enjoy the new frontier of photographic expression that has been expanded with the evolution of technology.

Period | April 1st (Friday) -May 8th (Sunday)

・ Architecture

"Next leaders" Shohei Shigematsu, Tsuyoshi Yane, Koichiro Sugi

From left: Shohei Shigematsu (Photo by Julian Cassady), Tsuyoshi Tane (Photo by Yoshiaki Tsutsui), Koichiro Sugiyama

Through the writings, drawings and exhibitions of three Japanese architects who are expected to be more active in the future, we will explore the fun of diverse architecture brought about from a global scale and the possibilities of new architecture. .. They also sell collections of works by overseas architects and vintage books that they studied. You should be able to know a part of their roots by comparing and reading. In addition, a talk event by Tsuyoshi Tane will be held. It will be an opportunity to directly hear the story of Mr. Tane, who works on important projects in Japan and overseas.

Period | April 1st (Friday) -May 8th (Sunday)
Tsuyoshi Tane Talk Event | April 30th (Sat) * Details and application method will be announced on the Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore website at a later date.

・ Stationery and miscellaneous goods

"Ferris Wheel Press Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore 5th Anniversary Collaboration Ink"

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore, we will release collaborative ink with the Canadian stationery brand <Ferris Wheel Press>. The theme is "City Enchanted". It is a sequel to the story of the first collaboration ink "Curias Collaboration Series" released last year. Created with a world view that combines the image of an "urban bookstore" with the motifs of "fantasy world" and "animals". Please enjoy the story of the three colors.

Reservation period | March 15th (Tuesday) -April 20th (Wednesday)

·Japanese culture

"ON! Living in the late Edo"

Zenyoji Susumu Yotsuya Shosuke Emaki Tsuitate (part)

"Japanese culture" at Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore, which has introduced traditional Japanese culture centered on Edo culture since its opening. At the milestone of the 5th anniversary, when celebrating among daimyo and wealthy merchants, including the large 4-disc set "Yotsuya Shosuke Emaki Tsuitate" produced by Susumu Zenyoji, an Edo cultural researcher and illustrator. We will exhibit "Tenpo's Celebration Large Format" with the motif of "Large Format" used to give to. Through the work, I will look back on the life and culture of the Edo period.

Period | April 1st (Friday) -May 31st (Tuesday)

Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore 5th Anniversary Event Special Page |https://store.tsite.jp/ginza/5th-anniversary/

・ Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore

We propose "living with art" by connecting art, Japaneseization and living through books.
Address | GINZA SIX 6F, 6-10-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Phone number | 03-3575-7755
Business hours | Please check the store homepage.
Homepage | https://store.tsite.jp/ginza/
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・ CCC Art Lab

We are a planning group that conducts art-related business within the planning company Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. We would like to make art closer to us through "Proposals for a life with art" and contribute to making someone's life happier and creating a better society. Based on the knowledge cultivated through many years of business experience such as store planning, art media, product development and event production, we make planning proposals with a professional approach.

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