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Director of The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo

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Cutting Pages

BY CHARLENE ASATO
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Charlene Asato joins us from the Big Island and has enjoyed creating with paper for many years. She finds it very exciting that a simple fold changes a two-dimensional plane into a three-dimensional form and artist’s books provide a wonderful avenue to convey this energy.

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On the Cutting Edge

BY BRENDA REICHEL
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Brenda Reichel talks about lapidary art, which learned from her grandparents, she is a trained bench jeweler, and current president of GIA, Graduate Gemologists. She has worked along with US Customs, FBI, Hawaii State Archives, Bishop Museum, Iolani Palace, and has been the Gemologist Instructor at the Honolulu Museum of Art for the past 18 years. She talks about an importance of cutting stones by hand and shows different tools that are used to cut stones in order to make them look beautiful.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 26, 2014.

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Northern Ireland: The land of cutting-edge knee surgery

BY TOM HEDLEY
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 26, 2015

Why is Ireland (the island) divided? What cuased the chaos that we know as The Troubles?  Has Northern Ireland really moved on since the peace agreement?  What does the future hold for Northern Ireland?

Tom Hedley, a student from N Ireland, gives a brief insight into the unique situation in this country, addressing the difficult and often very complex issues that define this curious little part of the world.

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Cutting Edge Barber Shop

BY DANIEL BULLIVANT
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 10, 2016

Cutting Edge Barber Shop英倫紳士髮廊 創辦人


丹尼爾來自英國,定居花蓮五年,職業是英倫紳士髮廊的理髮師。丹尼爾自幼向父親與祖父習得紳士文化與行為,而他相信成為紳士的第一步是幫助他人,並透過理髮、整理造型幫助人。因好的外觀,會另人們感覺良好,進一步相信自己可以成為更好的人。理髮時可以與各年齡層的男士交流。丹尼爾也幸運的遇到一群夥伴,大家致力於提供絕佳服務,並且珍惜傳統、走向未來。

Cutting Edge Barber Shop Founder


Daniel is from the United Kingdom, and has lived in Hualien for the past five years. He is a barber at Cutting Edge Barber Shop. Since childhood, Daniel learned the craft of being a gentleman from his father and grandfather. He believes that the first step to becoming a gentleman is to help others. Thus, Daniel helps people through barbering and hairstyling because good appearances make people feel good, and enables them to believe that they can become better people. While barbering one communicates with men of all ages. Daniel was also lucky to meet a group of partners that are committed to providing excellent services, while also cherishing tradition and harboring grand ambitions for the future.

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Life on the edge!

BY NICOLA MOSS
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2017

Nicola Moss is a visual artist and regular tree hugger with a burning question – What is sustainability? Visiting natural areas and green space along the south-east Queensland coast for the past decade, she ponders possible futures where conservation and development find balance. Initially speaking about ecological problems, Nicola’s practice took a shift in 2015. A sensory experience on the edge of Moreton Bay prompted a new optimism. Her works reflect on the sense of well-being, contact with green space, can provide in our everyday lives. Nicola engages audiences in considering and celebrating the value of healthy environment. Her exhibition ‘Life on the edge’ responds to the Lost and Found theme – although many pristine environments have been lost, Nicola has found communities are able to create healthy environments!

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Parametric pavillion in Shengavit

BY AREK KESHISHIAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 10, 2019

Arek Keshishian will present the most interesting developments around this experimental pavilion during the upcoming Night! 

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The Cutting Edge of a Razor Sharp Mind … One Sharp Collector!

BY NANCY KATO
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 10, 2019

In her interesting talk, Nancy Kato gives us an overview of her vintage safety razor collection, which ranges from 1898 to 1960.   

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漫画「もしも東京」展

BY 漫画「もしも東京」展 実行委員会
@ TOKYO TOKYO FESTIVAL スペシャル13 プレゼンテーションフォーラム, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON AUG 27, 2019

”日本を代表する漫画家たちが、「もしもの東京」をテーマにした

漫画作品を制作する”展示会、漫画「もしも東京」展の実現に向けて、株式会社小学館と、空間や、デザインのプロフェッショナルで構成されたクリエイティブチームが、協同するワンチームとして発足。

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Tokyo Sento Festival 2020

BY TOKYO SENTO FESTIVAL 2020 広報事務局
@ TOKYO TOKYO FESTIVAL スペシャル13 プレゼンテーションフォーラム, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON AUG 27, 2019

「TOKYO SENTO Festival2020」は「銭湯を舞台に日本のアートシーンを発信し、人々をつなぐ」をテーマに、伝統的な人々の憩いの場・コミュニティーである日本独自の“銭湯文化”を世界に発信し、オリンピック・パラリンピックが開催される2020年に向けて多くの人々とともに盛り上げるアートプロジェクト。