Applications Overview

Content of Proposed Projects

A: Installation (Exhibition) Music, Performance, Others

There are no conditions on type of project (for example, installation, music, performance, etc.). Applicants are free to plan their project in any way they choose to be presented on the streets of Roppongi during Roppongi Art Night 2024.
*We are especially looking for performance works.

Projects ineligible for inclusion:

  • Projects that have missionary purpose religious or political advocacy
  • Projects that have a purpose of the provision of contributions to a particular charity
  • Projects that have a purpose to sale exhibits or products
  • Projects that have a purpose to advertise a specific group or corporation, etc.
  • Projects with eating and drinking
  • There is a possibility that safety cannot be ensured at the time of implementation

*The programs will fundamentally be free of charge. However, any participation or admission fees collected from visitors shall revert to the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee.

B: Video Works

  • We are looking for live-action, CG-generated, animated or other types of video artwork content that features music, theater, dance and/or performance.
  • Please submit a previously unreleased video work that is no longer than 15 minutes.
  • Preferably, the content should be in either Japanese or English.
  • The content is scheduled to be streamed on the YouTube channel “Roppongi Art Night Digital (RAN TV).”

Number of Projects/Programs to be Selected

Unspecified (tentative)

Eligible Applicants

Individuals or groups who are able to exhibit or present their projects during the Roppongi Art Night 2024 development period. There are no conditions related to applicant age or career history.
*Applicants are required to undergo a selection interview.
*When applying, applicants are required to confirm and submit the Statement of Consent.

Application Conditions

When applying, please select (1) genre, (2) exhibition/holding place, and (3) work production cost from the following conditions and apply.

(1) Type of Project

  • A:Installation (artwork exhibition), Music, Performance, Others
    *We are especially looking for performance works.
  • B:Video works

(2) Venue of Exhibition or Presentation of Project

  • A:Outdoor (recommended), Indoor
    * Please include any requests regarding the venue where the project will be exhibited or presented.
  • B:Not specified

(3) Production Costs (including costs for installing and anything related to artwork) A:Installation (Exhibition) Music, Performance, Others

  • Max. 500,000 yen
  • Max. 1,000,000 yen
  • Max. 1,500,000 yen

* All are inclusive of taxes.
* Includes all costs of transporting, exhibiting, removing and performance of the work.
* Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee holds the ownership rights of newly commissioned artworks whose production cost is covered by this project.
* After completion of the screening and selection process, production costs will be discussed individually with applicants to a final budget set.

B:Video works

  • A flat rate of 100,000 yen (tax included)

Selection Criteria

Criteria includes the originality of the project, how it combines art with the city of Tokyo, the feasibility of the artwork, and the project’s ability to include the participation of local residents.
The content of the proposal must be relevant to the mission of Roppongi Art Night.

<Mission statement>

Roppongi Art Night is a celebration of art staged in the district of Roppongi. A diverse range of works including not only artworks but also design, music, video and performance pieces are dotted around the Roppongi neighborhood with its high concentration of retail stores and cultural institutions, creating an extraordinary experience, while proposing a lifestyle that celebrates the enjoyment of art in everyday living. Bringing art and street together as one will also enhance the image of Roppongi as a cultural hub, and offer a trailblazing example of neighborhood initiative within the vast metropolis of Tokyo. Roppongi Art Night will continue to develop as the capital’s premier art festival


Committee members of the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee.

Duties of the Planner (Applicant)

  1. Determining and coordinating with individuals associated with the works to be exhibited (artists, producers, performers, contractors/operators, etc.)
  2. Cooperating in public relations activities organized by the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee
  3. Creating a plan for installing, managing, implementing and controlling the project at the venue before and on the day of the event
  4. Attending meetings and events as requested by RANEC, such as planning and production meetings
  5. Submitting an implementation report and a revenue/expenditure report
  6. Submitting substantiating documents
  7. Tasks required for the project other than those listed above

Duties of the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee

  1. Providing for free of charge a venue for implementation of a program
  2. Publishing information in materials produced by the Executive Committee
  3. Bearing production costs (with an upper limit on the amount and restrictions on the use of funds)

Deadline for Applications

Must arrive by Monday, May 27, 2024
*Form submissions will be accepted until 17:00.
*We will email you the results of our selection process in late June 2024. Please check your e-mail.

Application Documents

A: Installation (Exhibition) Music, Performance, Others Applications will be accepted via the application form or by mail (courier service is also acceptable).

*Please send detailed project materials to the secretariat address by e-mail or post (courier service is acceptable).
To send large files, you can also share and submit them with a large-capacity transmission service such as online storage.
*We do not accept carry-on or three-dimensional objects.
*Submitted materials will not be returned.

B: Video works Applicants are asked to fill out and submit an application form.

Please submit your video work to us via YouTube as shown below.

  1. Set the YouTube privacy settings for the video to “Unlisted.”
    *Make sure that the video is not available to anyone except for the Open Call Project jurors.
  2. Enter the link to your video in the application form.

If your work has been selected for inclusion in our project, please deliver your data by means of a file transfer service, online storage or a similar service. Note that the Open Call Secretariat will add a common title to the beginning of all video content that is to be used.

The required data formats are shown below.

  • Video formats: QuickTime (.mov) or MP4 (.mp4)
  • Codec: QuickTime format/Apple ProRes or MP4 format/H264
  • Resolution (aspect ratio): 1080p (16:9)
  • Frame rate: unspecified (29.97 fps recommended)
  • Target bit rate (Mbps): greater than 10Mbps but less than 100Mbps.

Address for Inquiries/Applications

Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee Open Call Project Office (c/o Mori Art Museum)

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
opencall(a) (replace “(a)” with @)

Handling of Personal Information
Personal information acquired via applications to participate in Roppongi Art Night will not be used for any purpose other than management of the event by the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee.


Thursday, April 25, 2024
Recruitment begins
Monday, May 27, 2024
Deadline for applications
Early June
Examination of documents and materials
From Wednesday, June 12
Applications shortlisted and notification of interviews sent*We do not plan to interview applicants for video works.
Tuesday, June 18
to Friday, June 21
Selection interview*Presentation and question-and-answer session will be held online.
Late June
Discussion and confirmation of content, feasibility, safety, etc.* Although it is in the stage before the adoption decision, there is a possibility that we will require a meeting.
Late June
Notification of selected works
Early July
Preparations for the event* The flow differs depending on the work (program).
* Please submit PR materials (images and text) by the early of July.
* Conclude a contract with the Roppongi Art Night Executive Committee.
Early September
•Roppongi Art Night digital video works to be released
Late September
•Roppongi Art Night 2024