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Trolls in the Park 2018

  • Organization : Trolls in the Park Organizing Committee
  • Section : Support for Citizen-led Cultural Activities
  • Type of Grant Program : Single


Now in its 17th year,”Trolls in the Park” is an international contemporary art exhibition taking place in the area between JR Nishi-Ogikubo Station and Zenpukuji Park. The open-air exhibition at Zenpukuji Park features artwork exhibits, performances and more against a backdrop of the changing seasons. Meanwhile the art program around the Nishi-Ogikubo area will bring together a diverse mix of programs offering not only art viewing opportunities, but immersive art experiences such as audience participation.

  • Art work in the Park
    [Spatial artwork]
    Sumi Kanazawa, Toshihiro Mizutani + Toshihiro Mizutani Lab, Musashino University, Utako Watanabe and others
    [Expressive performances]
    Team Promenade Concert around the Pond (concert), KABUTO CLUB (live performance), Atsunori Kawamura (dance)and others
    [Spatial artwork ✕ Expressive performances]
    Atelier SORA Plus (Book Project), Patchy Orchestra ✕ DamaDamTal and others
    [Workshops, cafe, and more]
    Art tours, workshops and a special café
  • Art program around Nishi-Ogikubo
    Performance dance by Yoshimichi Takei, Fusayo Hashimoto and others
    [Other exhibitions/live performances/events]
    EVERYTHING 0 YEN – Zenpukuji Shopping Arcade (where visitors can buy and sell disused items for 0 yen), Adventurous Trolls (street-corner art), Nishiogi Information Center, Youkobo Art Space exhibition and more


【Trolls in the Park Organizing Committee】
The Trolls in the Park Organizing Committee is an organization of participating artists and representatives from local galleries, activity groups, elementary schools, supporting organizations, and more. The Committee aims to provide opportunities for presenting contemporary art, promote a deeper understanding of art by local residents, etc., get children and younger generations more interested in art and expression, create new local networks through contemporary art, energize the community through different projects, and pursue other endeavors.


Eiichi Noda
Trolls in the Park Organizing Committee
4-6-2 Kamiigusa, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 167-0023
E-mail: trolls.in.the.park@gmail.com