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Daimaru and Matsuzakaya set the stage for four art projects | “Tokyo Biennale 2020/2021” will be held at Matsuzakaya Ueno Store & Future Standard Research Institute (* 1)

August 4th (Wednesday) -September 5th (Sunday), 2021 * The Tokyo Biennale session is from July 10th (Saturday) to September 5th (Sunday) "Tokyo Biennale 2020/2021" official website <

Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Store will carry out four art projects at the international art festival "Tokyo Biennale 2020/2021" in collaboration with the general incorporated association Tokyo Biennale. During the exhibition period, the works of the Tokyo Biennale will be exhibited and events will be held at both the Matsuzakaya Ueno store and the Future Standard Research Institute (* 1). At the Matsuzakaya Ueno store, works will be exhibited in front of the entrance on the 1st floor of the main building and in the hall, and participatory events will be held on the roof. In addition, the Future Standard Research Institute will also have an information center function such as providing project information for the Tokyo Biennale, redeeming tickets, and selling goods, and will be open to the public.

The Tokyo Biennale is an international art festival held every two years in the city of Tokyo. We aim to create a new art festival where writers and creators from a wide range of genres from all over the world gather in the city of Tokyo, deeply enter the city, and work with local residents.

(* 1) At the Future Standard Research Institute, Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Store proposes a "future standard life" five years from now. Established to promote the vision of ", we are currently based in a renovated 100-year-old folk house in Yanaka. While collaborating with the local community and many people, we are working on" We will invent "things and things that will become standard in the future."

■ Jointly implemented and operated projects

• Kosuke Tsumura "Wearing the City"

August 5th (Thursday) -August 17th (Tuesday) * Fashion show will be held on August 15th (Sunday)

I like Ueno, an art gallery on the 7th floor of the main building of Matsuzakaya Ueno store. Gallery (fashion shows are held in the city)

In addition to exhibiting clothing based at the Matsuzakaya Ueno store, fashion by five creators starting from the 7th floor of the main building of the Matsuzakaya Ueno store, following the academic path to Yushima Tenjin, and progressing to Ueno Park and the local shopping district. We will also hold a show.
<URL: https://tb2020.jp/project/wearing-a-city/>

• Daphna Talmon "Gift Project Tokyo 2021"

■ August 4th (Wednesday) -August 17th (Tuesday)

■ Matsuzakaya Ueno Store Main Building 1st Floor North Exit Arcade

We will deliver an installation created by Daphna Talmon, who is from and lives in Israel. Participants are kindly requested to bring the items that have become unneeded to the venue. You can exchange it for a "gift" to someone.
This is a project to experience the process of letting go of things and think about consumption.
<URL: https://tb2020.jp/project/the-gift-project-tokyo-2021/>

• Tokyo Alps "Rooftop Biraki"

■ August 7th (Sat), August 14th (Sat)

■ Matsuzakaya Ueno Store Main Building 8th Floor Rooftop

The Tokyo Alps is a project group consisting of Takayuki Shukunobe, Akiko Waki, Atsushi Nakano, Hirokazu Hongo, Shinya Katsumada, and Akira Nonaka. We will hold a participatory event where you can climb the rooftop of Tokyo as if it were a mountain and go up to the rooftops of various facilities. The experience of a participant who was not usually aware of the rooftop of the Matsuzakaya Ueno store going up to the rooftop for the first time is an extraordinary space for that person.
It will be an exam.
<URL: https://tb2020.jp/project/rooftop-opening/>

• Fiona Amundsen “Breathing Taken”

■ August 20th (Friday) -September 5th (Sunday)

■ Future Standard Research Institute (Yanaka, Taito-ku)

Fiona Amundsen is an artist from and living in New Zealand. This project combines the three elements of "Rakugo," "Filmmaking," and "Zanshin," and explores a methodology for not forgetting the history of Japanese imperial warfare that forms modern society.
<URL: https://tb2020.jp/project/our-remaining-breath/ >

* For details on each project, see the official website of "Tokyo Biennale 2020/2021" < https://tb2020.jp/> ,
Please see the official website of Matsuzakaya Ueno store [released at 10:00 on Saturday, July 10] < https://www.matsuzakaya.co.jp/ueno/>.