Open the Gate exhibition headlined by 4 of Koenji’s most prolific artists showcases the works of local talents not often seen by the public. The works exhibited are perfect representations of Koenji’s diversity that somehow works in pure harmony, a sign of local inhabitant’s respect and love for their community. It’s time to open the doors and share ‘the Koenji” feeling with the rest of Tokyo.
Featured artists are: Hirayama Tatsuya, Sui the Toky, Nengyoshi Iemoto Sunagakentaro and Daishi Matsumoto
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