Great Places to Hang in Tokyo

Photograph by Ko Sasaki for TIME

The futuristic setting of the Mori Art Museum provides the perfect backdrop for "From Me, Belongs to You Only," South Korean sculptor Lee Bul's first major solo exhibition

The cavernous halls of the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center in Odaiba see plenty of activity throughout the year, but none display as much unfettered creativity as the biannual Design Festa (designfesta.com). The two-day art event, the largest of its kind in Asia, will attract some 60,000 visitors and 10,000 artists when it next bursts into life on May 12 and 13.

If previous versions of the now 18-year-old art frenzy are anything to go by, the only thing you can expect of Design Festa is the unexpected. "Not even we know what...

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