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Communication: Conversing using sign language (face-to-face course (6 sessions in total))

  • Art Project ,
  • Lecture / Symposium ,
  • Others

This is a face-to-face course in which participants can practice real communication in sign language through conversation based on likely on-site scenarios during art projects.
In role-playing exercises, participants will acquire skills in the sign language expressions and communication they wish to learn, such as event reception duties, showing people to their seats at exhibition halls and theaters, product description and sales assistance in shops, emergency and disaster assistance and response, helping people with vending machines and restrooms, etc.

*Priority will be given to people who participated in the 2022 course “Practice: Encountering sign language
*This program will be conducted in Japanese.

Participation fee

14,400 yen (6 sessions in total)


Around 10 persons (selection process scheduled)


– Priority given to participants of the course “Practice: Encountering sign language
– People who want to acquire sign language communication skills using basic sign language expressions they can put to use in on-site art project management (in aspects such as project description/explanation, reception duties, PR, etc.)
– People who want to broaden their horizons in terms of accessibility in art projects.

How to apply

Please apply using the special form

Application deadline
Tuesday, September 20 2022, 12:00

Points to note
*Schedule and details are subject to change.
*After payments have been made, we are unable to give refunds for cancellations.
*Your personal information will be used only to send you information from the organizer about this event.
*Organizers will take measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.
*Records in the form of photographs and video taken during the program will be used for program operations and PR.


Yumiko Kawai (Actor/sign language and physical expression workshop instructor)

Sign language interpreting
Yuko Setoguchi (sign language interpreter)

Planning: Tae Yoshihara (Art Manager/Art Director)
Operations: Akihide Saito (Photographer)


TARL office
Project Coordination Division,
Arts Council Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
TEL: 03-6256-8435(Weekday 10:00-18:00)


3331 Arts Chiyoda 3F ROOM302 (6-11-14 Sotokanda,Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)


Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)