December 22, 2008 - Kaikai Kiki - Call for Entries: Kaikai Kiki Presents Geisai #12
December 22, 2008

Call for Entries: Kaikai Kiki Presents Geisai #12

Call for Entries: Kaikai Kiki Presents Geisai #12
Twelfth Flagship Edition of the Art Fair for Artists in Tokyo

Sunday, March 8, 2009
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Apply online at through January 13, 2009

Kaikai Kiki is calling for entries for GEISAI #12, the twelfth flagship edition of their unique artist-led art fair. GEISAI allows artists to present their work in a directly to the buying public in a professional and high energy art market. During the day long fair, a panel of influential art figures and professionals will tour the hundreds of exhibitors and award prizes to a select few. Held twice a year in Tokyo, and recently expanded to Miami, GEISAI in its last edition presented more than 1,200 artists and saw a crowd of 12,000 of contemporary art enthusiasts.

Space is limited for GEISAI #12, and booth registration is available online on a first-come-first-serve basis. Artists of all nationalities working in any medium are invited to purchase booths. Applicants need only to register by Tuesday, January 13, 2009, and be able to present original artworks on-site in Tokyo on the day of the fair. (*Please note that we may close application before the above deadline, if booths become sold out.)

To apply, please visit:

GEISAI Location
Tokyo Big Sight East Hall
3-21-1 Ariake, Koto-Ku, Tokyo 135-0063 Japan

GEISAI Organizer
GEISAI Executive Committee
Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.
5-17 46th Road
Long Island City, NY 11101

GEISAI Chairman
Takashi Murakami

About Kaikai Kiki
The artist-led art enterprise Kaikai Kiki was founded by Takashi Murakami in 2001, and evolved from its predecessor, the Hiropon Factory. Its goals as an enterprise include the production and promotion of artwork, the management and support of select artists, general management of events and projects, and the production and promotion of merchandise. With bases in Japan’s Motoazabu, Tokyo (head office); Iruma, Asaka, Miyoshi (studio); and in Long Island City, New York, Kaikai Kiki is a unique organization looking to the future to broaden the horizons and practices of contemporary art.

For more information on Kaikai Kiki, please visit
For more information on GEISAI, please visit

Media Contact
For further information, images and interviews please contact:
Andy Cushman or Elizabeth Reina
Blue Medium, Inc.
T: +1-212-675-1800
F: +1-212-675-1855

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