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Shinji Ohmaki “Memorial Rebirth Senju”: Inauguration of Memorial Rebirth School!

Genre:
  • Art Project ,
  • Workshop ,
  • Others

It’s a waste to just watch. Participate in your favorite lesson, become a team member and enliven Memorial Rebirth on the day!

We are offering a variety of lessons (workshops) so people can enjoy “Memorial Rebirth Senju 2020 Toneri Park”now. You are welcome to take part in one session or several, and may come along with friends, with children or by yourself.
Memorial Rebirth School is the only way of taking part in Adachi City’s unique art festival!

Science|Making a soap bubble machine by hand!

Together with a former teacher at Tokyo Denki University you can make and take home a machine that automatically generates soap bubbles. Bring your machine to use on the day of the event!

Schedule: Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 – 12:30
Venue:
Recreation Hall 3, Galaxcity (Children’s Future Creation Hall), 1-3-1, Kurihara, Adachi-ku.
Target age group: Elementary school third graders and above
Capacity: 20
Participation fee: 1,000 yen (cost of materials)
Instructor:
Masaki Izutsu (former Assistant Professor, Tokyo Denki University)
*As a general rule, participants under elementary school age should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/guardians may also participate.

Japanese language|Try your hand at creating Toneri original song lyrics!

In holding Memorial Rebirth in Toneri Park in spring 2020, we will interview local people to help us create a Toneri neighborhood version of the song lyrics to Memorial Rebirth’s famous “Shabon Odori”song. Your words could be sung during the release of soap bubbles at the event!

Schedule
Session 1: Saturday, January 18, 2020 14:00 – 17:00
“The key to writing song lyrics”
We examine the key points of lyric writing and get ready to go out into the streets!
Session 2: Saturday, February 1, 2020 14:00– 17:00
“How to concoct vignettes”
We create lyrics together based on our research, paying attention to a variety of words.
Session 3: Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:00 – 12:00
“Finished at last!”
We finish writing our lyrics and try humming them along to the music!
*Between sessions 1 and 2 there will be a separate session in which we go to interview local people and create new lyrics based on those interviews.
*As a general rule, you are required to participate in all sessions, but if some are problematic please feel free to discuss with the office.

Venue: Adachi-ku Toneri Area Education Center (1-3-26 Toneri, Adachi-ku, Tokyo)
Target age group: Junior high school and above
Capacity: 30
Participation fee: Free
Instructor: Hatsumi Abe (director)

Home economics |Original accessory making – everyday items OK!

Participants make spring-like tulip-designed accessories using Japanese cloth. Suitable for children who enjoy making accessories as well as children who have difficulty making things. Make the day of the event more fun by wearing your handmade accessory!

Schedule: Sunday, January 26, 2020 13:00 – 15:00
Venue: Adachi Kuritsu Iko Elementary School (4-16-1 Iko, Adachi-ku, Tokyo)
Target age group: Elementary school fourth graders and above
Capacity: 20
Participation fee: Free
Instructor: Masayo Usukura (handmade Japanese accessory teacher)
*As a general rule, participants under elementary school age should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/guardians may also participate.

Music and physical education |Master the “Shabon Odori” dance and show everyone how the dance goes!

We’re looking for people to join in singing, dancing and musical performance for the original Memorial Rebirth “Shabon Odori” dance based on the traditional bon-odori dance. First off experience the dance for yourself by joining a session as detailed below. You can also wait to decide whether you’ll participate as a singer, dancer or musician, on the basis of how you feel on the day.

Schedule/venue
Session 1: Saturday, February 22, 2020 13:30 – 15:00
Adachi Tsubame Kindergarten (1-9-18 Kojiyahoncho, Adachi-ku, Tokyo)
Session 2: Saturday, March 28, 2020 13:30 – 15:00
Adachi Kuritsu Iko Elementary School (4-16-1 Iko, Adachi-ku, Tokyo)
*Please note that the venues are different for Sessions 1 and 2. You may attend both or one session only.

Capacity: 60
Participation fee: Free
Instructor:
Emi Tomizuka, Akashi Ikawa (artists, Kurukuru Charmy)
*Open to any age. As a general rule, participants under elementary school age should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/guardians may also participate.
*People wishing to play musical instruments should bring their instruments along.

Industrial arts |Experience a real soap bubble-generating machine!

We invite participants to take part in Memorial Rebirth as soap bubble machine operators on the day by learning how to look after and operate the soap bubble machines that will be used for the event in spring 2020.We’re looking for people who want to help bring a smile to people’s faces, or who want to foster excitement for the event together with various other team members.

Schedule: Saturday, February 29, 2020 14:00 – 17:00
Venue: Tokyo University of the Arts, Senju Campus (1-25-1 Senju, Adachi-ku, Tokyo)
Target age group: High school students and above
Capacity: 20
Participation fee: Free
Instructor: “Ohmaki Denki K.K.”volunteer team of citizens supporting Memorial Rebirth

Application

If you would like to take part, please apply using either of the methods (1) or (2) below by one week before each lesson is held (first-come-first-served basis).

(1) Application Form
Please fill in the form here.

(2) Send notification by telephone, e-mail or post to
Art Access Adachi “Downtown Senju – Connecting through Sound Art” office Tel: 03-6806-1740 (13:00 – 18:00 except Tuesday and Thursday)
E-mail: info@aaa-senju.com (please use the subject line “Memorial Rebirth 2020”in your e-mail)
Post: Address to “Connecting Through Sound Art “Memorial Rebirth 2020,”c/o Tokyo University of the Arts,1-25-1 Senju, Adachi-ku, Tokyo 120-0034 

Please include the following information:
1.Participant (s) name
2.Parent(s)/guardian(s) name (if participants are elementary school age or below)
3.Telephone contact number on the day
4.E-mail address
5.Name of school/grade or affiliation/age
6.Preferred lesson name (multiple selection possible)

*Please set your devices to allow messages from info@aaa-senju.com
*Your personal information will be handled as strictly confidential, and used only to send you information from the organizer about this event.
*The program is subject to change.

Contact

Art Access Adachi: Downtown Senju-Connecting through Sound Art Office
Contact Form: Please contact via the contact form on the official website.
Tel: 03-6806-1740 (13:00 – 18:00 except Tuesday and Thursday)
E-Mail: info@aaa-senju.com

Venues

Galaxcity (Children’s Future Creation Hall), Adachi-ku Toneri Area Education Center, Adachi Kuritsu Iko Elementary School, Adachi Tsubame Kindergarten, Tokyo University of the Arts, Senju Campus

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Credit

Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo University of the Arts Faculty of Music, OTOMACHI PROJECT(NPO), Adachi City