Japanese-born, Brighton-based Manga artist Inko explores Anthropomorphism within Japanese culture.
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From Japanese Graffiti to Drain Spotting
BY REMO CAMEROTA
@ VOL 71
ON MAR 31, 2010
Remo Camerota takes us through his brilliant book on Japanese graffiti, and on to his follow-up release (which wasn't out at the time this presentation was done) on Japanese manhole covers, titled Drain Spotting. Remo currently has a Kickstarter campaign for a new project.
Japanese Modern Art
BY KENICHI ASANO
@ VOL 92
ON MAY 30, 2012
Kenichi Asano is a sculptor, but not in the traditional sense, even though his very modern-looking works are all produced using traditional Japanese construction techniques. The presentation is in Japanese, but the visuals really do all the talking. (in Japanese)
Real Japanese Gardens
BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97
ON NOV 28, 2012
We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.
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.
Al Furuto is an actor, stuntman and collector of Japanese Swords for the past 30 years. He is a part of the Japanese Sword Society, where he served as president, and is the current vice president. He offers some insight into the process and rich history of sword production.
BY CESC GRANÉ
@ VOL 116
ON JUL 30, 2014
Graphic designer and character designer Cesc Grané speaks about his amazing creations inspired by Japanese aesthetics and myth. Cesc began by taking cues from yokai (old Japanese monsters and spirits) and putting his own unique spin on their appearance and how they are connected. He tells us how the ethos of Japan has inspired him daily, and recounts stories of his fantastical daydreams involving monsters, heroes, and mischievous creatures of all sorts.
"Presentation of the Day" on August 8, 2014.
Japanese Cinema through the Eyes of Europe
BY HIROMI AIHARA
@ JAPANESE ART OR ART IN JAPAN?
ON FEB 19, 2015
Hiromi Aihara and Yuri Kubota talk about how Japanese movies are appreciated in Europe. They also speak about the many European movie Awards given to the films in Japan. Yuri Kubota then explores the development of future Japanese animated films.