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Updated: November 1, 2019

Dumb Type | Actions + Reflections ダムタイプ|アクション+リフレクション

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, 4-1-1 Miyoshi, Koto City, Tokyo
2019-11-16 - 2020-02-16

Marking 35 years of Dumb Type with a comprehensive look at their work

Dumb Type is a media artist group formed in 1984, mainly by students of Kyoto City University of Arts. 2019 marks the 35th year since the group was founded. Dumb Type’s members, including central figure Teiji Furuhashi (1960-1995). They developed their own individual creative work while collaborating with each other, and mere highly evaluated as a group without a hierarchy. Comprising large-scale installation pieces, this event is both a major Dumb Type exhibition, and an attempt to survey Dumb Type’s unique and superlative nature, made possible through the efforts of Shiro Takatani and Ryoji Ikeda, who kept the group going after Furuhashi’s death, as well as those of its younger members.

How to Get There

  • Kiyosumi-shirakawa Station | Exit B2 | 9 min on foot
    Hanzomon Line
  • Kiyosumi-shirakawa Station | Exit A3 | 13 min on foot
    Oedo Line
  • Kiba Station | Exit 3 | 15 min on foot
    Tozai Line

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Opening Hours

  • 10:00-18:00
    *Last admission 30 minutes before closing
  • Closed Mondays
    *Open January 13, 2020
    *Closed January 14, 2020
    *Closed December 28, 2019 (Saturday) through January 1, 2020 (Wednesday)




*Discounts available for students, seniors and people with disabilities

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities |
  • English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean |
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) | Medical services/first-aid | braille signage | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Handrails | Wheelchair ramp | Escalator | Urinal with handrail | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | Baby chair/high chair | Ostomate facilities (with dedicated sink) | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room | Floor height difference in facility | Accessible communication formats |
    *Strollers are lent to visitors free of charge

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