Members-only Event “MAMC Night” on Tuesday, August 6!

2019.7.22 [Mon]

This edition of members-only event “MAMC Night” scheduled on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, welcomes Tatehata Akira, Poet / President of Tama Art University as a special guest, and he will be performing a poetry reading.
It will be a collaboration of poetry reading by Tatehata and performance by violinist Tajimi Tomotaka, after which we will have a talk event. As a matter of fact, Tatehata introduced Shiota Chiharu, artist active overseas then, to Japanese art community for the first time by inviting her to the Yokohama Triennale 2001 as one of the directors. He will share some of the memorable episodes along with Mori Art Museum Director Nanjo Fumio, who was also one of the directors at Yokohama Triennale 2001. We hope you’ll enjoy this unique event.

MAMC Night
* Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available
Date & Time
19:00-22:00, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 (Doors Open: 18:45 / Last Admission: 21:30)
Mori Art Museum (53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
Mori Art Museum Information (3F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
Open to all MAMC members (Benefactor and Fellow)
Number of accompanied guests allowed
Up to 2 guests for Benefactor, and up to 1 guest for Fellow
* Please note that members and their accompanying guests are requested to enter at the same time.
* Members, please be sure to attend the event if you have guest(s)
80 (bookings required)
Free for all participants
Booking Deadline
Sunday, July 28, 2019
* Please note that bookings may close once the number of bookings reaches the capacity.
* Please refrain from cancelling after the booking deadline.
18:45Doors Open
19:00-19:40Poetry Reading / Performance
19:45-20:30Talk Event
20:30-22:00Free Viewing (Last Admission: 21:30)
* Please note that above schedule is subject to change.
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* If you are not a member yet, please see the membership webpage


Tatehata Akira
Born in Kyoto. Graduated from School of Letters, Arts in French literature, Waseda University. Tatehata was Professor of Art at Tama Art University, Director of the National Museum of Art Osaka, and President of Kyoto City University of Art before taking the current position in 2015. President of Tama Art University, Director of Yayoi Kusama Museum, Chairperson of The Japanese Council of Art Museums. As a poet, he has received Rekitei Prize of New Poet, Takami Jun Award and Sakutaro Hagiwara Award.
Tajimi Tomotaka
Born 1990 in Tokyo. Started playing violin at the age of 4 and the world music at the age of 18. He studied Irish fiddler under Kunugi Takehiro, Cuban music under Lázaro Dagoberto González and Manuosh swing under Tim Kliphuis. Active at such venues as Daikanyama O’KOK, J. A. Seazer and Akumanoie, puis, etc. The nostalgic warmth of the violin sound and its piquant musicality are full of unique “mystery.”
Event Image: MAMC Night
Event Image: MAMC Night, Catastrophe and the Power of Art, 2018
Photos: Tayama Tatsuyuki

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