Special Interview of former AIT resident artists
The artists come from 7 countries- the U.S., India, Singapore, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Brazil, and Argentina.
Over the course of 5 years between 2007 to 2011, the artists visited Tokyo for 3 months through a residence program run by AIT and the Backers Foundation.
How can an experience living in a foreign country contribute to stimulating artists` minds and developing their practices?
These interviews reveal individual experiences of `Tokyo` and how they led to ideas for art works.
Some of the keywords raised were: Hibari Misora(singer), Roppongi, Noise, Zoo.
Watch the videos and find out the `Tokyo` that appeared in the eyes of the artists!

Interviewers: Roger McDonald(AIT), Naoko Horiuchi(AIT)
Language: English

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Home Again‐10 Artists Who Have Experienced Japan
Dates: August 28 (Tuesday) – November 18 (Sunday), 2012
Place: Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
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*Travel expenses for foreign artists participating in Tokyo Jiten is funded by General Incorporated Association Tokyo Club.

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Anyone can apply to make a presentation, which will become the ‘entries’ of the dictionary. Each is titled with a keyword and like a dictionary, the entries will be arranged alphabetically online as an archive.

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