A unique photography series exploring the Danchi housing projects of Tokyo. Introduced in the 1960s as a safe, affordable and modern alternative to traditional wooden houses, Danchi were the future of housing in changing society. Fast forward half a century and many are worn, decaying and some have been demolished. Cody Ellingham explores Danchi by night – recording their continued role as homes to many, as well as a standing monument to the dreams of times gone by.
The exhibition will only last two days and will be held in an abandoned factory-turned-gallery in the heart of Old Tokyo. The opening party will be held on Saturday evening and is open to all, with free drinks and selected works available.
This festival promises to be Japan’s biggest Philippines event of the year. Taking place in Yoyogi Park, this Philippines Embassy-supported festival will feature domestic entertainers as well as those flown in from the Philippines. Given the large Filipino population in […]
Check out our full list of where to see autumn leaves in Tokyo and the surrounding Kanto prefectures. Built by a feudal lord during the Edo period, Rikugien Gardens is one of the most famous gardens from the time still extant. […]
November is the best time to see the autumn leaves on Mt. Takao. The “Mt. Takao Autumn Leaves Festival” is held in time with this season. On weekends and holidays throughout the month, there are various exhibitions like taiko drumming, […]
Head on over to Gallery Conceal Shibuya and dive into Tokyo’s underground art world. This free event gives you the chance to mingle with the city’s most talented creatives while also taking in the surrounding artwork on display. A message […]