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Justine Wong

Illustrator, graphic designer, Self-employed in Tokyo

Finding the Willingness to be Lost Again

PRESENTED ON JUL 27, 2016
IN TOKYO @ VOL 138

In Finding the Willingness to be Lost Again from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 138, Illustrator Justine Wong goes into depth on her project "21 Days in Japan: An Illustrative Study of Japanese Cuisine". The project was created to inspire a willingness to be lost in the surroundings of our every day.

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Hope People to Return and Live Again

BY YOSHIHARU TSUKAMOTO: ATELIER BOW WOW
@ INSPIRE JAPAN ON APR 16, 2011

Presented as part of our Inspire Japan efforts, Atelier Bow Wow's Yoshiharu Tsukamoto shares new ideas for the reconstruction of Tohoku.

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Finding Optimism

BY AMANDA CLARK
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2013

Amanda Clark uses her own artwork, in the form of painting, collage, and spoken word, to look at the problems facing the world today. She looks at how humans mistreat each other and take advantage of our resources, but also explains how to remain optimistic, and where positive change can be found in the world.

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Totsuka's Terrific Tour of Tokyo

BY RYOKO TOTSUKA
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

Illustrator Ryoko Totsuka presents her illustration work while giving us a unique and cute tour of Tokyo. (Presented in English and Japanese)

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How I Get There: Nonsensical Comics about my Days in Japan

BY DAVID ROBERT
@ VOL 110 ON JAN 22, 2014

Illustrator David Robert came to Japan to buy some special pens for his illustration work, and ended up staying permanently. The story that got him there, on the other hand, is a lot more complex than that. David speaks on the unique influence of Japanese, French, and American comic-book culture that has made him who he is today. 

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Vector Painting

BY BOB OLLER
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Bob Oller is skilled in many media. For this PechaKucha he shares a wonderful collection of artwork he has created using a vector based illustration program, yielding results that appear anything but digital. Bob explains the great control in both linework and color achieved from this method, but the real beauty comes from the skill of the artist's hand in this collection.

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Illustrating Contemporary Articles About Japan

BY ASHLEY MATARAMA
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 28, 2015

Ashley Matarama draws from the phletora of oddbit news in Japan to create illustrations about the news, often with humor.

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Finding Myself Through Kite Boarding

BY CHRIS STUCKEY
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

Chris Stuckey came to New Orleans in 2002 as a social person, but found himself still a bit lost and discovered kite boarding.  Stuckey has traveled the country, building his skills and connecting with likeminded people in the process.  He shares with us how his passion for kite boarding pushed boundaries of his abilities and help him grow personally to create balance.

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Reckless By Nature - Finding the Flow

BY BRENT E. HOUZENGA
@ VOL 18 ON OCT 22, 2015

Brent Houzenga is a New Orleans-based painter and musician who could be the epitome of reckless youth growing in Fulton, IL and being told he can be whatever he wanted.  Today new father, Brent’s projects consists of painting of dead people.  He shares with us his idea of finding and achieving flow in his work and life.

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A fantastical illustration for Japan House London

BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.

 Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.