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Back Issue -1 May 2008-
Kyoko Ishikawa
Kyoko Ishikawa "from my tickets"
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
Kyoko Ishikawa examines language through sculpture and sculpture through language in a practice that is decidedly post-conceptual. While her grammar and vocabulary are mannered, the work is contemporary to a degree rare amongst artists practicing in Japan today. Ishikawa delights in form and consequently insists upon taking a direct and honest approach to its examination. This results in an exhibition in perpetual process, yet one which never feels unfinished. more...
The Next What?
The Next What? 1 - Design for the Next and Critical Juncture
Nicolai Kruger
1 - Design for the Next is an intriguing title for an exhibition of works by thirty contemporary Japanese creators working in various genres at the Tokyo Midtown Design Hub. Concurrently, the first group of students from the Faculty of Design at Kyushu University (who graduated last March) is holding a First Anniversary show at the school's Tokyo promotional hub next door. In keeping with the "one" theme, their show is entitled 1st Challenge: Kyushu University Faculty of Design "Critical Juncture." more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Kyoko Ishikawa "from my tickets"
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
2 May 2008
FOCUS
The Next What? 1 - Design for the Next and Critical Juncture
Nicolai Kruger
2 May 2008
HERE/THERE
Chronicler of Kyoto's Backstreets: Photographer Fusayoshi Kai
Alan Gleason
2 May 2008
PICKS
Seiji Honda: World of Illusional Light
2 May 2008
FOCUS
Developing Pictures
Matthew Larking
1 Apr 2008
FOCUS
Shelter x Survival: Alternative Homes for Fantastic Lives
Thomas Daniell
1 Apr 2008
HERE/THERE
Zen and the Art of Cartooning: The Kyoto International Manga Museum
Alan Gleason
1 Apr 2008
PICKS
Goh Murahigashi Solo Exhibition: Otochan
1 Apr 2008
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