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Back Issue -1 December 2011-
Poetics of Space
Roger McDonald
Twenty years ago, in 1991, the Daimler Group began an artist-in-residence program called Art Scope. Initially only involving Japanese artists traveling and living in France, from 2004 Art Scope became an exchange residency between Japan and Germany, with artists staying in Tokyo and Berlin respectively. more...
Architectural Environments for Tomorrow, Today
Nicolai Kruger
Architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners in the 2010 Pritzker Prize-winning firm SANAA, have assembled 28 architects and artists from 14 countries in an exhibition entitled Architectural Environments for Tomorrow - New Spatial Practices in Architecture and Art, currently at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT). more...
Fuel for the Funnybone: Meiji Nishiki-e at the Gas Museum
Alan Gleason
"Meiji Restoration" is a euphemism if there ever was one. Basically a coup d'etat by disgruntled daimyo, followed by a bloody civil war, the upheaval that toppled the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1868 and "restored" the emperor to his rightful position (albeit as little more than a figurehead) took several years to subside. more...
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Poetics of Space
Roger McDonald
1 Dec 2011
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Architectural Environments for Tomorrow, Today
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1 Dec 2011
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Alan Gleason
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Kohei Sugiura: Multi-Sensory Book Designs that Pulse with the Beat of Asia
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Salt as Salve for a Wounded Land: Motoi Yamamoto's "White Forests" at the Hakone Open-Air Museum
Alan Gleason
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Metabolism: The City of the Future
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