Gallery Bookshelf



Gallery in a Bookshelf

As the word "TANA" stands for "shelf" in Japanese, TANA Gallery Bookshelf is a gallery located inside a bookshelf in a small art studio/workshop Bigakko, one of the most liberal and least snobby art spaces in Tokyo, in the midst of Kanda district known as the town of publishers and second-hand bookstores.

Space as Social Fabric

Physically just a tiny cabinet,TANA Gallery Bookshelf is a social fabric interwoven with artists, visitors, and all the surrounding vernacularities, as an homage to Henri Lefebvre's word "new social relations demand a new space, and vice-versa" with an actual spatial and relational answer.

Non Non-commercial

As an independent philosopher-run art space TANA Gallery Bookshelf completely abandons commercialism, including sensational hypes and pedantic critiques, yet commerce is still possible without such sickening chores. Feel free to be our valued philanthrocapitalist by paying as much as you wish, anytime for any reason.

Opening Hours

14:00 - 21:00 Mon-Fri (unless otherwise announced)

TANA is normally unmanned except special events (e.g., opening reception). If you want gallery staff attendance, please come to the opening or contact us in advance.



Dai 2 Fuji-Bldg. 3F, 2-20 Kanda, Jinbou-cho Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, Japan 101-0051

Jinbocho _ Tokyo METRO or Subway
5min on foot, turn right once from A3 Exit, or left from A4 Exit

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TANA _ Gallery Bookshelf
Dai 2 Fuji-Bldg. 3F, 2-20 Kanda
Jinbou-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 101-0051
Ph. N/A?Fx. +81-(0)3-3262-6708