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Skateboard Sculptures by Haroshi

Haroshi makes his art pieces recycling old used skateboards. His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept…

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Taisuke Mohri

“Japanese artist Taisuke Mohri creates these photo realistic images using only colored pencil on paper. Close-ups of Taisuke’s work show the detail in each fold of his subject’s skin. Taisuke is even able…

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PATATAP Visual Drum Machine

Graphic designer in mind and programmer by soul Jono Brandel collaborated with Lullatone duo of Shawn & Yoshimi to create an awesome portable and animation sound kit “Ratatap“. Enjoy the new experience!

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Illusions by Hikaru Cho

In this fun series of painted objects titled “It’s not what it seems” by artist Hikaru Cho, common foods are transformed with deftly applied acrylic paints to look like other foods.

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Right Type for Eyewear

A Japanese designer Tota Hasegawa creates eyewear line from the two most famous and mainstream typefaces in the world: Helvetica and Garamond

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Chocolate paints by Nendo

Japanese based studio Nendo recently designed a limited quantity of chocolate-paints for the Seibu Department Store in Japan. They describe their new creation as a “…design that combines the childhood excitement of opening…

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Mirrored Infinity Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

In Infinity Mirrored Room installation by Yayoi Kusama ( ‘I Who Have Arrived In Heaven‘ Exhibition at David Zwirner Art Gallery ), hundreds of multicoloured LED lights, suspended at different heights and dangling…

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Stack Printer by Mugi Yamamoto

“My diploma project is a compact inkjet printer, which is placed on top of a paper pile. When printing, “Stack” slowly moves downwards and swallows the pile until no paper is left. The…

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Monika Mogi photography

Add Tokyo-based photographer Monika Mogi to your list of young people that make you feel like an underachiever. At just 20 years old, she has shot for American Apparel, Nylon Japan, Vice and…

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Photography by Tomohide Ikeya

We have shown some stunning underwater photography on the site before, but these delicately, darkly staged works by Tomohide Ikeya are some of the most bizarre and wonderful we have seen to date….

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Shohei Otomo

Working mostly in ballpoint pen, Shohei Otomo’s insightful depictions of Japan expose both its commercial facade and deepest underground culture. 
Delivered with an unmistakable level of biting political analysis and technical perfection, Shohei’s…

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Manabu Ikeda

I am not sure your screen size can fit the monumental illustrations of Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda done by acrylic pencil on a human-sized canvases. Everything done by hands and pure creativity is…

 

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Aug
22
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2015
all-day Banksy’s Dismaland 2015
Banksy’s Dismaland 2015
Aug 22 – Sep 27 all-day
Banksy's Dismaland 2015 @ Dismaland
Dismal Land – a festival of art, amusements and entry-level anarchism. Are you looking for an alternative to the sugar-coated tedium of the average family day out? Or just somewhere a lot cheaper?...
Aug
30
Sun
2015
all-day Burning Man 2015
Burning Man 2015
Aug 30 – Sep 7 all-day
Burning Man 2015 @ Burning Man
Burning Man is where Mad Max meets Mad Artists. Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to...

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