Roppongi Art Night 2017

This theme "future nomatsuri"

From the word "festival" <Matsuri>, what kind of thing do you image? Generally, we are defined as "act to worship the gods and Buddha and ancestor for thanks and prayer, memorial service", but in late years music Festival and art fair are placed as festival widely, too. People gather, and it shares non-daily experience to be common, and it may be said that it is conveying culture to the future that is one communication platform.
Art and performances that are full of color gather from all over the world around Asia, and "Roppongi Art Night 2017" of this year aims at creative "future nomatsuri" newly.

To artist of main program, appointment of Mika Ninagawa who played an active part as photographer, movie director widely was decided. Please expect in the world bewitching beautifully that Mika Ninagawa gives.
In addition, project "Southeast Asia project" which production announces with work while inviting attention artist as the first attempt this time from Southeast Asia heated for Japanese artist with connection and modern art in Southeast Asia, and collaborating with various people starts.

groovisions (guruvijonzu) designs using photograph of Mika Ninagawa, and main visual of this year will unfold as icon of "Roppongi Art Night 2017".

With "Roppongi Art Night"

"Roppongi Art Night" is festival of art of one-night stand to hold for the purpose of pioneer model creation of suggestion of new lifestyle to enjoy art in life and town planning in big city Tokyo. On the stage of Roppongi whom various commercial facilities and culture facilities accumulate, we let downtown dot with various works such as modern art, design, music, picture, performance, and this events creating experiences of non-daily one-night stand starts as festival of art to represent Tokyo in March, 2009 and continues developing year by year.

Roppongi Art Night guidebook [Japanese edition] (PDF: 8.74MB) ROPPONGI ART NIGHT GUIDE BOOK [en] (PDF: 5.20MB)

Main program

Main artist: Mika Ninagawa

Installation work to tie Roppongi Hills Arena, Tokyo midtown, The National Art Center, Tokyo to.
We develop the Orient and view of the world of Mika Ninagawa such as kaleidoscope that Western various motifs mix colored by full color in 3 venues.
In work becoming photospot, as for the audience (person watching) who started Ninagawa magic, it is sender (person making) gradually.
It becomes stage of various events developed for two days in Roppongi Hills Arena.

  • The date and time: Saturday, September 30 10:00 - Sunday, October 1 18:00 (it varies according to venues)
  • Place: Roppongi Hills Arena, Tokyo midtown, The National Art Center, Tokyo
  • Participation fee: Free

Mika Ninagawa profile

Ihee Kimura photograph prize others many receiving a prize. Movie "sakuran" (2007), "herutasukeruta" (2012) supervision. A lot of picture works deal, too. In 2008, "Mika Ninagawa exhibition" goes around art museums of the whole country. In 2010, publish collection of photographs from Rizzoli N.Y., in all the countries of the world in topic. In 2016, we held large-scale private exhibition in Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Taipei) of Taiwan and greatly updated mobilization record of the hall. 2020 Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games director appointment.

Held summary


From Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Sunday, October 1


Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 - Sunday, October 1 18:00

<core time> Saturday, September 30 [sunset] 17:27 - Sunday, October 1 [the sunrise] 05:36

  • It is time when installation and events becoming main accumulate core time.


Roppongi Hills, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo midtown, Suntory Museum of Art, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Roppongi mall, cooperation facility of Other Roppongi district and public space


Free (but, as for some programs and art museum plan exhibition, paid)


Tokyo, arts council Tokyo (Tokyo history culture foundation), Minato-ku, Roppongi Art Night executive committee [The National Art Center, Tokyo, Suntory Museum of Art, Tokyo midtown, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Mori Art Museum, Mori Building, Roppongi mall promotion association (order of the kana syllabary)]

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