Golden Thread Gallery in partnership with Flax Art Studios is delighted to present a talk by the Director of Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo – Nozomu Ogawa.  Born 1976 in Tokyo. He graduated from Musashino Art University in 2001; MA from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo. He has staged large-scale exhibitions every year from 2002 to 2006, building a unique network of artists through public submissions. Based on this network, he launched Art Center Ongoing, an art complex in Kichijoji in 2008. He also serves as Chief Director of TERATOTERA, an art project involved in the programs deployed mainly in the area between JR Koenji station and Kokubunji station.Roppongi Art Night 2013 Curator.

Art Center Ongoing situated in the centre of Tokyo, is a complex art institution consisting of a gallery space introducing must-see artists who lead today’s trends in art, with a cafe and a bar space used as a communicational place where visitors are welcome to read old and new art books, also the institution includes a library booth providing extensive information on artists compiled by our own artist network. We actively set up events such as symposiums and live events searching for the possibility of expression that is ongoing.

Flax Art Studios has been working in partnership with Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo since 2014, providing international exchange, residencies, talks and exhibitions for artists based in Tokyo and Flax Art Studios.