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

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

09.09.2022  from 19:00 h

Japanese Cultural Institute
Universitaetsstr. 98, 50674 Cologne

The Kassel Reunion
Big closing party with SuperDJSet by Koji Onaka (Tokyo) and DJ Tobby Lolli (Cologne)

10.09.2022  from 22:00 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