9/17 (Sat) -19 (Mon)”Polychromatic Skin”@Roppongi Art Night2022

Sebastian Masuda will participate for the first time in Roppongi Art Night 2022, an event that will flood the streets of Roppongi with art from 9/17 (Sat) to 9/19 (Mon), 2022. The “Polychromatic Skin” series will be presented around the Roppongi crossing. The work, which has been in the works for a long time since Roppongi Art Night 2020 and 2021 were postponed, will finally be unveiled.

Roppongi Art Night 2022 Exhibit
Sebastian Masuda “Polychromatic Skin

―Under our skin, colorful blood is circulating.
Polychromatic Skin” is a series of works that break through and liberate unconscious stereotypes that stand in the way of freedom and peace, such as gender. Race, religion, age, gender, national borders…we already have the means to break through all barriers and connect.


Polychromatic Skin -Gender Tower-

A tower that expresses colorful gender using a variety of materials. A pin will be erected at an intersection in Roppongi.

Location: Roppongi Crossing Clock Tower
Hours: 9/17,18 10:00-22:00 , 9/19 10:00-18:00
Free admission
Map https://goo.gl/maps/UrRQG9M4U11GidBr7


Polychromatic Skin -Gender Wall-

The wall expresses colorful gender using a variety of materials.

Location: Temporary construction fencing for Roppongi Roa Building
Hours: 9/17,18 10:00-22:00 , 9/19 10:00-18:00
Free admission
Map https://goo.gl/maps/gPNNbgyaGvLEwsGH7


Polychromatic Skin -Flower-

It adds a colorful splash of color to a plain white planter.

Location: Planters at Roppongi Crossing
Hours: 9/17,18 10:00-22:00 , 9/19 10:00-18:00
Free admission
Map https://goo.gl/maps/UrRQG9M4U11GidBr7



Roppongi Art Night 2022


■Official Title: Roppongi Art Night 2022
■Overview: Roppongi Art Night is an art extravaganza staged in the district of Roppongi. The event proposes a pioneering model for urban development as well as a lifestyle that celebrates the enjoyment of art in our everyday lives. Presenting contemporary art, design, music, film, and performances, Roppongi Art Night offers an extraordinary experience. Launched in March 2009, the event is growing every year. *Cancelled due to the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, COVID-19 related crisis in 2020 and 2021.

■Date: Sep 17 (Sat) – Sep 19 (Mon/holiday), 2022 *Select artworks are scheduled to be exhibited from September 3 (Sat).

■Venues: Roppongi Hills; Mori Art Museum; TOKYO MIDTOWN; Suntory Museum of Art; 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Roppongi Shopping District; other cooperating facilities and public spaces in the Roppongi area. Digital: YouTube Channel ”RAN TV” https://www.youtube.com/c/rantv_roppongiartnight

■Admission: Free *however, fee is required for certain programs and museum events.

■Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Minato City, 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 Shopping District Association]

■Support: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal 2022

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/RoppongiArtNight/
Twitter : https://twitter.com/r_artnight
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/roppongi_art_night_official/

*The implementation of the event is subject to change or cancellation without notice as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Final details are subject to change, in which case we will announce them via the website and social media channels.