GEISAI#22 is an event where artists of 29 years old or younger on the day of the event who hs been creating original works and are seeking to make their debut are eligible to be exhibitors. The exhibition works by exhibitors will be judged by juries on site.
GEISAI Classic is for artists who are 30 years of age or older on the day of the event, create original works and are seeking a break. Their exhibition works will not be subject for judges by juries on site.
The works eligible for being judged and ways of judging are subject to change. Any changes will be announced on the website.
The application period for GEISAI#22 & Classic will start on Thursday, 26th of January 2023 and will be closed as soon as the booths are sold out. Please register as soon as possible.
Yes, please contact https://www.geisai.net/g22/form/contact/ to process the cancellation. *Please note that the application fee that has already been paid is non-refundable.
Additional passes will be available for purchase at the entrance of the venue on the day before and on the day of the show.
Please note that we will not be able to reissue lost passes nor make a refund for purchased passes.
If you need walls for your booth, please apply for the booth option that comes with a wall(s). Also, as regards additional options such as lights etc., please request it through the “Additional Request Form.”
Yes, you can pay by credit card or by bank transfer.
If you wish to make changes to your application, please cancel your application and reapply.
Only one exhibitor pass is provided per application. If two people will be entering for installation or/and withdrawal process, please apply for an additional pass. If you are working alone, an additional pass is not needed.
You can change your options during the application period. However, once the application period is terminated, no changes will be applicable.
*Please note that once you have paid the fee that was originally issued, no refunds will be made even if changes apply.
GEISAI does not accept any request for re-allocation or change of booth location.
Optional equipments can be purchased at the time of application.
You can also purchase additional equipments while the application period is valid. For more information, please click here.
You will receive your exhibitor's pass at the reception after your identity verification on the day of installation.
At GEISAI, use of tape on the floor is strictly prohibited regardless of what kind. In the case that a tape mark is left on the floor, the booth purchaser/exhibitor may be charged for repair.
Yes, you can. For more information, please click here.
The use of the corridor is not permitted under any circumstances, especially during set-up, as other exhibitors will be passing through frequently with their belongings and artworks.
We offer a fee-based storage service. Please take home all garbage that were produced during the installation operations.
No, if the fire retardant mark is not visible, it will not prove that the veneer is fire retardant, so please ensure that the mark remains visible.
Exhibitors are free to choose how to display their works in the booth, but we ask that you use flameproof materials when setting large walls. However, construction of ceiling structure (e.g. a roof) in the booth is prohibited for disaster prevention.
We recommend the use of flameproof materials, especially for walls and other large areas. In the event of a fire inspection ascertaining applicable area(s) or object(s) to be flammable on the day of the exhibition, the fire brigade may ask for removal. We ask for your understanding in this matter.
Flameproof products are marked with a "flameproof mark". If the label does not have this mark, it will not be acknowledged as flameproof.
Please use drawing pins and nails on the provided walls of the booth to the extent that they can be restored to their original state. However, drawing directly on the walls is not permitted.
The event organizers do not provide insurance for exhibiting works. We ask all exhibitors to manage and hold accountability in regard to the works that they are exhibiting. We recommend that you do not leave expensive items or valuables at the venue.
GEISAI organizing committee will observe on the day of installation and make a judgement, based on the “relevance to the content of the work,” "impact on surrounding booths" and "safety issues.“ Please follow the instructions accordingly.
If you are uncertain of the boundary, please prepare an alternative plan/course of action in advance just in case.
There is no legitimate rule requiring obliged presence at the stand, but the organizing committee cannot protect or manage your booth, thus the included works as well. We kindly ask the exhibitors to take action at their own risk. If you are planning to sell your work, we recommend that you stay in the vicinity of your works and the booth, so as to facilitate the exchange with potential buyers. While staying close to the exhibited works, please be considerate with respect to other exhibitors’ and visitors space.
Yes, as long as space permits.
Due to hygiene and the risk of infectious disease, we ask that you refrain from displaying any work that involves cooking, eating or drinking.
Yes, you can, there are no rules or fees incurred. However, we ask that you take care to avoid any problems with potential buyers and collectors. Please note that we are not responsible for any problems that may arise.
In principle, the judging will be carried out on a booth-by-booth basis, even if more than one artist is exhibiting for a single booth. However, there may be exceptions if the jury has an irregular stance.
Yes, you may eat at the booth, but please do so within the limits of respectful manners and remember at all times that “GEISAI is an exhibition space.”
The organizers will not be involved in any copyright issues. It is at the discretion and risk of the individual who creates the artwork. Please note that GEISAI does not employ “the same day copyright” system.
We are not responsible for any troubled situation respecting financial management. There is no "guarantee,” thus, we ask all exhibitors to take care of their valuables, artworks, and sales etc.
For other inquiries,
please contact us using this inquiry form.