Luis Mendo is an Amsterdam-based editorial designer, but for the past 3 years he's been visiting Tokyo on a regular basis, and in this presentation, he explains how all these trips (especially the first one) have turned him into an artist. This presentation was recorded at a special "Powered by PechaKucha" event, part of the Magazine Library 10 exhibition in Daikanyama.
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