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Past Tokyo Event: コメ展 x PechaKucha

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When Rice Attacks!

BY MATT ALT
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Resident yokai expert Matt Alt comes at us with yet another fascinating look into the world of Japanese monsters. This time he elaborates on the creatures that lurk between lines of planted rice paddies. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 2, 2014.

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Bob Buys a Rice Cooker

BY BOB SLIWA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Industrial designer Bob Sliwa speaks of his experiences researching and purchasing a rice cooker of his own, and goes into depth on Japan's unbelievable diversity of features when it comes to these devices. (in Japanese)

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What Comes of Rice

BY KEI SUGIMURA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Kei Sugimura discusses design, soy sauce, sake and the numerous products derived from Japan's staple. (in Japanese)

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Inorganic Flora

BY MACOTO MURAYAMA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Digital artist Macoto Murayama speaks on his unique works that blend botanical and technical illustrations to stunning effect. (in Japanese)

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Can Nature Be Cultured?

BY SHIHO FUKUHARA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Shiho Fukuhara speaks on her experiments growing organic material in laboratories, specifically on culturing plants. (in Japanese)

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Signs of the Times

BY SHINOBU MACHIDA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Illustrious collector Shinobu Machida returns, this time with a set of photos depicting traditional Japanese shop signs. Beautifully crafted and hewn from timber, bronze, and gold, the ornate work is certainly something to gape at. 

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Smiling Sushi Roll

BY TAKAYO KIYOTA
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Japanese sushi roll artist Takayo Kiyota is back at it again, this time with more variation on her classical, erotic, and humorous sushi art. (in Japanese)

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The Romance of Botany

BY YU MIZUSHIRO
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Yu Mizushiro speaks on his work throughout Japan on soil, vegetables, and the grand sense, botany. Hear him discuss his travels, research, and findings. 

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Floating Worlds

BY YUMI KONO
@ コメ展 X PECHAKUCHA ON APR 19, 2014

Ukiyo-e art dealer Yumi Kono speaks about the numerous works of Japanese art she sees on a daily basis. From subjects of beautiful women, landscapes, to portrayal of historical events, she shows us the medium is rich indeed.

Bob Sliwa
ブランディング・デザイン コンサルタント、ビジュアルアーティスト、パーティーマイスター
Matt Alt
Author/Game Localizer in Tokyo
Takayo Kiyota
Maki-sushi artist Illustrator in Tokyo
Shinobu Machida
Collector 庶民文化探求家 in Tokyo
Kei Sugimura
醤油愛好家・料理漫画研究家・日本酒ライター in Tokyo
Macoto Murayama
アーティスト/Artist in Tokyo
Shiho Fukuhara
アーティスト、バイオデザイナー、研究者, BCL in Tokyo
Yumi Kono
事務職員/clerk, 日本浮世絵商協同組合:Ukiyo-e Dealers Association of Japan in Tokyo