'This book documents all 10 years of Art Center Ongoing's activities from its establishment in 2008 through 2018. Art Center Ongoing, a.k.a. Ongoing, is an art complex which comprises an exhibition space, library, and cafe in Kichijoji, Musashino city, Tokyo. Over the ten years we have consistently hosted exhibitions for two weeks at a time, with the number of shows now exceeding 230 in total. Starting as an artist-in-residence programme in 2013, our activities are not only limited to Japan, but have expanded overseas, making us truly international.'-excerpted from the foreword.
The book includes foreword by Director Nozomu Ogawa, essay on Japan’s alternative art scene by art critic Ren Fukuzumi, comprehensive records of over 230 exhibitions and other activities including photo documentation and descriptions, short essays by curators and artists, interviews with staff and artists, as well as manga by Tomohiro Nagahata.