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List of Exhibited Works

Please download the list of exhibited works of "Lee Mingwei and His Relations." (PDF/0.6MB)

The Living Room
Installation view: Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, 2013
Photo: Kevin Ho

The Living Room Calendar

The Living Room is envisaged as a place within the exhibition where the general public can relax, listen to, and share memories and episodes relating to the history of the town of Roppongi. Since The Living Room will be held irregularly, please check out "The Living Room Calendar" for schedules.



Text by:  Kataoka Mami (Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum), Lee Sook-Kyung (Research Curator, Tate Research Centre: Asia-Pacific), Harvey Molotch (Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies, New York University) & Glenn Wharton (Clinical Associate Professor in Museum Studies, New York University)

Size: A4 variation (28.2×21cm)
Number of Pages: 242
Languages: Japanese-English bilingual
Price: ¥3,500 (incl. tax)
Edited and Published by: Mori Art Museum / Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha Co., Ltd.

Inquiries: Mori Art Museum Shop
Tel: +81(0)3-6406-6118

Nakajima Tomoko

Audio Guide

Enjoy the exhibition with free Audio Guide!

Free audio guide devices (Japanese / English) are available for the visitors to the Mori Art Museum.
The guide introduces the main pieces shown at the exhibition.
As for the Japanese-language version, guide is specially narrated by actress, Nakajima Tomoko.
Audio Guide is free at the entrance to the museum. Listen to the guide and find out more about Lee Mingwei!

Narration: Chris Wells
Special Appearance in Japanese-language version: Nakajima Tomoko
Number of Artworks Introduced: 17
Audio Guide Length: Approx. 25 minutes
Charge: Free

Trial of Japanese-language version is available here
Full English version is available here

Nakajima Tomoko (Actress)

Born in Tokyo. The best-known for playing the role of character Hotaru in nationwide, long-running drama "Kita no Kuni kara." Nakajima has been known to be a versatile actress, working in various fields such as films, plays, stage dramas, dramatic readings, writings, talks, et al.

Letter Set

Exhibition Original Goods

Exhibition original goods are on sale at the Museum Shop.

Letter Set

A Letter Set of 6 writing pads and 3 envelopes, used for The Letter Writing Project.
Price: ¥324 (

Tote Bag

Tote Bag

Nüwa of Nu Wa Project is printed on a tote bag.
Size: W360×H370×D110 ㎜
Price: ¥1,620 (

Silk Screen Prints

Silk Screen Prints

Nüwa of Nu Wa Project is available in silk screen prints (limited edition of 50).

Size: 470×1,000 ㎜
Silk screening prints
Price: Sheet ¥162,000 (incl. tax), Frame ¥37,800 (incl. tax)

Mori Art Museum Shop (53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
Inquiries: Mori Art Museum Shop
Tel: +81-(0)3-6406-6118


Grand Hyatt Tokyo Collaboration

"Lee Mingwei and His Relations" Exhibition Stay

Enjoy this special accommodation plan with an exhibition ticket, during the period of the "Lee Mingwei and His Relations" exhibition.

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - Saturday, January 3, 2015
Benefit: "Lee Mingwei and His Relations" exhibition ticket (1 ticket per person)
Inquiries: Grand Hyatt Tokyo Reservations at 03-4333-8800

Details: here

Event Image: Hills Breakfast

Kataoka Mami (Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum)
Photo: Jennifer Yin

Kataoka Mami Appears as a Speaker at "Hills Breakfast"!

Kataoka Mami, Chief Curator of Mori Art Museum, will appear as one of the speakers at "Hills Breakfast," popular event in Roppongi Hills. In this event, people from various communities, such as residents, workers of the town, students, celebrities et al., will share their ideas. Why not join in this unique event, get inspired by others, and start your day!

"Hills Breakfast vol. 45"

Date & Time: Thursday, December 18, 2014, 8:00-9:00 (Door open 7:30) (TBD)
Speakers: Yamaguchi Koji, Morota Yoshihiro, Dehara Yukinori, Yatabe Kohei, Okada Hideyuki, Kataoka Mami
Venue: Academyhills (49F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
Admission: 500 yen (Free drink)
Booking: NOT required (first-come basis)

Lee Mingwei
The Mending Project
2009 / 2014
Installation view: "Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation - Seeing, Conversing, Gift-Giving, Writing, Dining and Getting Connected to the World," Mori Art Museum
Photo: Yoshitsugu Fuminari

The Mending Project

Your mended articles can be retrived as follows

Date & Time: 10:00-18:00, Tuesday, January 20 - Friday, February 20, 2015
Place: MAM Information (3F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)

Please inform your pick-up date and the number on your exchange ticket by email to
(10:00-18:00, Mon-Fri) at least three days in advance. Thank you.

Notice Regarding Photography in the Galleries

At the exhibitions "Lee Mingwei and His Relations," you can photograph the artworks EXCEPT FOR the areas indicated in pink below.
However, please note the following.

Please note the following:

When taking permitted photographs:

Do not touch the works of art.
Do not interfere with other visitors' enjoyment of the museum.
Do not use flash lighting.
Do not use tripods.
Do not film the art works.

When using photographs taken of the exhibition:

  • Photographs may be used for non-commercial purposes only. Photographs may NOT be used for commercial purposes.
  • Photographs may NOT be altered in any way.
  • The conditions above are licensed under the Creative Commons License. When uploading photographs for blogs or any other photo-sharing services, please make sure to display the below marks and phrases with the photograph.


Artist’s name/work title: Lee Mingwei The Mending Project
This photograph is licensed under "Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivative Works 2.1 Japan."

For details about the Creative Commons License and marks, please see the Creative Commons Japan website:

* If photographs that include other museum visitors are made public, they may infringe on that person's right of portrait.