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”Dialogue in Silence” , Experimental Exhibition by Hearing-impaired guides

  • Organization : Dialogue Japan Society
  • Section : None
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Interdisciplinary



Go beyond language and set yourself free

Dialogue in Silence is an entertainment in which participants enjoy dialogues in total science, while overcoming language and cultural barriers.
Hearing-impaired guides, who are experts in non-verbal communication, lead you through the exhibition. Participants wear noise-cancelling headsets and enter a world of silence to discover powers of concentration, observation, and expression and also feel a sense of liberation.

Participants learn how to communicate with each other not using sounds or voices but using body language and other means. Regardless of your native language, you can communicate with others more deeply than you imagine.

Dialogue in Silence was held for the first time in Germany in 1998 and later in France, Israel, Mexico, Turkey, and China.

More than one million people in the world have experienced the complete silence so far.

In summer of 2017, Dialogue in Silence will arrive in Japan for the first time!

This will serve as an opportunity for us to foster a sense of hospitality ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The 20-day exhibition will have silent impact on Japan.


Dialogue in Silence Administrative Office
Dialogue Japan Society
B1, 2-8-2, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
Tel: 080-4160-3103


LUMINE 0 NEWoMan Shinjuku 5F (Shibuya City, Tokyo)