Harajuku under fire! Read all about it in this piece by that Macias guy in today’s edition of The Japan Times. And look at this, it just so happens to share the same page as this month’s edition of my “On Design” column (well, that’s if you pick up a physical copy of the newspaper).
Berlin pop-artist Jim Avignon battles with Mashcomix‘s Fantasista Utamaro at SuperDeluxe next Monday (December 1, 20:00, 1,500 yen). The event will include speed painting and a speed auction!
Some nice black and white shots of a gig in Kichijoji by Tim.
Me and O.Lamm at Shinjukugyoen on Saturday, spending a nice day out with the OK Fred and Neojaponisme families. As you can see below, O.Lamm was quite the bubble maker. Photos courtesy of Audrey.
I can’t confirm, but I’m guessing the photo above is of Alin‘s studio/cafe/shop in progress. Ten bonus points to anyone who gets the title of the post,
Arcade Mania gets some nice attention over at PingMag — and I swear, this was put into motion way before my involvement with the site — by way of an interview with Brian.
“Sound/Mindscapes” is an interesting new project that brings art and science together. The two-week show (November 26 to December 7) will be held at the Ongoing cafe gallery in Kichijoji, with the first week acting as a workshop for sound technology and art students, and then the second week featuring an exhibition based on the […]
Pixelated Christmas imagery used at Sony Plaza stores in Japan.
I forget what this was for — found while digging through older photos — but they were on display at the ABC bookstore in Aoyama in early October. I think they were works compiled in a book.
Peter Machat was an exchange student at Nagoya Zokei University, and upon returning to Germany was inspired to create his “51 Japanese Characters” project. Visit the website and have a look at the 51 characters, from otaku to bosozoku and beyond. It’s a fun idea — the website also has a wacky mix and match […]