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Museum goes Club

with photobooks by:

Koji Onaka 
Keizo Kitajima 
Daido Moriyama
Tadanori Yokoo 

Mika Ninagawa
Takashi Homma
Nobuyoshi Araki

Golden Gai Bar - Book Show  
Guided Tours - Movies - DJ-Sets



Opening Night
The TOKYO EXPRESS in CLUB NACHTIGALL opens it's doors.
With Sake, Guided Tours und PBM-Resident DJ Tobby Lolli DJ-Set

25.05.2021  from 21:00 h

Guided Tours
For a Kölsch and a few anecdotes from the world of Golden Gais and Lucky Holes with PhotoBookMuseum director Markus Schaden  

Every Saturday  from 20:00 h

(Attention: Summer break from 01 July - 06 August) 

Thursday Movie Night
We show a selection of films about Moryama, Araki & co.
In cooperation with Rapid Eye Movies, Cologne & Pierre von Kleist Editions, Porto

Thursdays  from 20:30 h

Daido Moriyama, The Past is always new, the Future is always nostalgic 
Documentary by Gen Iwama, Japan - 110 min 

Traces of a Diary - a cinematographic travel journal to Tokyo
Documentary by André Príncipe and Marco Martins, Portugal - 74 min 

Documentary by Travis Klose, USA, 85 min

Sakuran - Wilde Kirschblüte
Feature film by Mika Ninagawa, Japan - 111 min 

Summer break

... but the bar continues. (Wednesday to Saturday from 20:00)
Guided tours and movie nights will resume in August

01.07 – 11.08.2022 

Tokyo No Hate
An evening with Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber

»Carte Blanche: Portraits & Zines«
with a music-set by Shunsuke Oshio

More on:

25.08.2022  from 21:00 h

Memories of younger days in Shinjuku
Sofa Talk with Koji Onaka and Markus Schaden about the "golden years" of Shinjuku. In cooperation with The Japan Foundation

More on the website of the Japanese Cultural

Pre-registration via guestoo is required to attend the event.  
Registration via Guestoo

09.09.2022  from 19:00 h

Japanese Cultural Institute
Universitaetsstr. 98, 50674 Cologne

The Grand Finale
Big closing party with Super-DJSet by Koji Onaka (Tokyo) an PBM-Resident-DJ Tobby Lolli (Cologne) supported by OSE (Krefeld) and Shunsuke Oshio (Düsseldorf)

10.09.2022  from 22:00 h 
bar open as of 20:00 h


Club Nachtigall

Körnerstraße 65 / Köln
Wednesday - Saturday
from 20:00 h

Admission free!

TOKYO EXPRESS is an exhibition project by the The PhotoBookMuseum gGmbH, Cologne

Idea / Curation / Design / Production:
Markus Schaden & Frederic Lezmi

Project assistance: Leonie Sarbo

Bar & club operated by Nachtigall


Supported by: 

Photo: Daido Moriyma, spread from Shinjuku, Tucson 2002