DATE: Thursday August 11, 2016
LOCATION: Kamata Bridge, Tokyo
ENTRANCE: ¥1,200 (tickets only available at the door)
HOUSE OF BOUW
With House of Bouw Joris Brouwers designs and builds houses, art structures in the public space and interior with the eye of an artist. The studio just finished this house on 6 meters high stilts in Amsterdam.
In his work the Tokyo based painter and sculptor Jesse Hogan combines all kinds of materials. From clay to neon light. And from beamed on canvas to traditional oil on canvas. It creates an awareness for our relation with all those objects.
After the nuclear explosion in Fukushima Japan, artist Juri Suzuki, born and raised in Fukushima, became aware of the difference between the media spectacle on the disaster and the real-life in Fukushima. With her work she wants to return the experience of the physical moment.
In his designs, architect Koki Akiyoshi is combining digital fabrication and Japanese traditional techniques. He introduces digital architectural techniques to Japanese institutions. As a lab master at Kamata Bridge, he stimulates people to design objects.
As a Dutch visual artist and historian, Lilian Stolk is researching the impact of the fastest growing language: emoji. Will our script change? What are psychological consequences of expressing with these symbols?
Her paintings allow Miki Saito to find another world between the abstract and super-real. When you take a closer look to her artistry shapes, you’ll understand why.
Mitsuo Sakamoto created HiraganaNinja. This last Ninja that lives in our modern world teaches Japanese in a visual and easy way!
Glitches are beautiful! The Japanese fashion designer Nukeme is hacking sewing machines to create glitch embroidery. Due to copyright infringements he can not sell them online, but he will show them all at The Hmm.
When you search ‘Line’ in Google Images the results differ from the popular messaging app, a subway map and the simple shape. Conclusion: a line can be very different. With his Line Guide, graphic designer Ohri Ogi is researching the different forms of a line.
Takakura Kazuki is using digital techniques to create illustrations, .gifs and digital paintings. For this fantastic piece he uses emoji symbols as a paint-brush.
With his work, graphic designer Toru Kase is blurring typographic design and illustrations, which makes his designs characteristic and playful.