TOKYO BIENNALE



[Objective]

Article 1

The following criteria sets the objective to lay out the requirements for becoming a member as described in Article 6-1, item 2 of the statutes of the General Non-Profit Incorporated Organization Tokyo Biennale (hereinafter referred to as “The Organization”).

[Types of Membership]

Article 2

The Organization accepts the following members.

  1. Supporting members: Individuals that share The Organization’s goals and support its activities. Supporting members include two types as listed below.
    1. Supporting Member (Junior)
      Individuals who are students or those in a similar position as deemed by The Organization.
    2. Supporting Member (Standard)
      All individuals besides those considered as Junior.
  2. Startup & Local Organization Support: Organizations that share The Organization’s goals and support its activities.Only student entrepreneurs working to solve social issues, start-up companies developing new businesses, and local companies in the Tokyo Biennale area are eligible to participate in this category.
  3. Special Support: Individuals or organizations that share The Organization’s goals and support its activities.

[Benefits of Membership]

Article 3
  1. Supporting members of The Organization receive the below benefits according to the type of membership.

    1. Supporting Members (Junior & Standard)
      1. Name listed on The Organization’s website and annual report.
      2. Free admission for the registered member to events organized by The Organization throughout the year.
      3. Receive 1 copy of the annual report.
      4. Receive 1 ticket to every exhibition held by The Organization throughout the year.
    2. Startup & Local Organization Support
      1. Name listed on The Organization’s website and annual report.
      2. Free admission for up to 3 members of the registered organization to events organized by The Organization throughout the year.
      3. Membership of Tokyo Biennale Corporate Projects Conference
      4. Receive 5 copies of the annual report.
      5. Receive 5 tickets to every exhibition held by The Organization throughout the year.
    3. Special Support
      1. Name listed on The Organization’s website and annual report.
      2. Free admission for up to 10 members of the registered organization to events organized by The Organization throughout the year.
      3. Membership of Tokyo Biennale Corporate Projects Conference
      4. Receive 10 copies of the annual report.
      5. Receive 15 tickets to every exhibition held by The Organization throughout the year.
  2. All supporting members receive the below benefits. However, the number of participants events is limited to the number given in the above sections.
  1. Participation in annual debriefing session
  2. Participation as observer in parts of directors’ meetings, etc.
  3. Priority participation in projects and events
  4. Receive newsletters (ML)

[Membership Application]

Article 4
  1. Those wishing to apply must submit the designated application form to The Organization.
  2. To apply as Supporting Member (Junior), the applicant must attach to the application a copy of their student ID or document that proves school enrollment. In addition, this applies for annual membership renewal.

[Membership Acceptance]

Article 5
  1. For all applications received for the above types of membership, the board of directors will determine acceptance based on the criteria outlined by The Organization.
  2. Individuals and organizations accepted as members by the board of directors will attain membership through a receipt of membership notification.
  3. In the case that applicants are not accepted by the board of directors, the membership fee total subtracted by incurred transfer fees will be returned to the applicant.

[Membership Fee]

Article 6
  1. The member will pay a fee to The Organization’s designated bank account according to the type of membership as outlined in a separate chart of annual fees.
  2. All fees incurred during the payment transfer will be borne by the member.

[Date of Membership Fee Payment]

Article 7
  1. The membership fee will be paid annually by March 31 at the end of the previous fiscal year.
  2. See a separate section for the case of becoming a member mid-way into the fiscal year.

[Directory of Members]

Article 8

The Organization will formulate a directory of all members’ names and other information (address, etc.) according to the categories filled out in the membership application form.

[Prohibition of Membership Transferral]

Article 9

Members are prohibited to transfer or loan their membership rights to any third party.

[Changes to Membership]

Article 10
  1. When any changes occur to the information provided by the member in the membership application form, the member must submit the designated amendment form to The Organization.
  2. The Organization bears no responsibility in the case of losses incurred due to the failure of the member to submit the amendment form noted in the above section.

[Loss of Membership]

Article 11

When the member withdraws according to the regulation listed in The Organization’s statute Article 8 – 2, the member loses membership title.

  1. The member may withdraw voluntarily by submitting the designated withdrawal form to The Organization.
  2. In the case of loss of membership, the completed membership payment will not be returned.

[Amendments]

Article 12

Amendments to the above criteria will be implemented upon decision of the board of directors, followed by the decision made by the general meeting of staff members.

[Additional Regulation]

Article 13

The Representative Director will determine any items necessary to supplement the above criteria.
Supplementary Regulation:
The above criteria are effective November 1, 2018.

Chart of Membership Types & Annual Fees

Membership Types Membership Fees (Annual)
Supporting Member(Junior) 5,000 JPY
Supporting Member(Standard) 30,000 JPY
Startup & Local Organization Support 100,000 JPY
Special Support 500,000 JPY(Over one share)
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