TOKYO Search Results: “Mural”
Painting Young Minds
BY KENSUKE MIYAZAKI
@ VOL 111
ON FEB 20, 2014
Painter Kensuke Miyazaki has been creating "peaceful, colorful" large and small scale work for nearly a decade now. He speaks of his live-painting, installations, and exhibits in Singapore and London, but focuses on his most recent travels to Kenya. Hear how he is working to inspire the youth of Nairobi through the power of art and imagination.
The Great Coffee Caper
BY ANDRÉ CORRÊA DO LAGO
@ BRAZILIAN LIFESTYLE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA
ON SEP 16, 2015
In celebration of International Coffee Day:
"Help us find the last [missing] Fujita panel so we can rebuild the Brazil Cafe in Ginza!"
In "The Great Coffee Caper " from Tokyo's Brazilian Lifestyle Powered by PechaKucha, Brazilian Ambassador to Japan, André Corrêa do Lago shares his piqued curiosity when, as a teenager in Sao Paulo, acquiring a peculiar book of Brazilian architecture that had been published in Japan, it's last page stunning him with images the "Brazil Cafe", a coffee house in a posh corner of Tokyo for its most chic denizens, inside which was decorated with contemporary furniture, its walls adorned by a magnificent mural painted by Japan's most famous artist of the time, Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita.
Ambassador Lago's interest in the book, and in the cafe, never wavered and when appointed to his position in Japan, and in an effort to re-capture Japan's shared love for Brazilian coffee, he commissioned his staff to research the cafe's history, uncovering a caper of a tale, which has led to the quest for a missing painting and a restoration of Tokyo's once legendary "Brazil Cafe."
"One of the great things about murals is they fill your whole field of vision."
In Mural Mania from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Art writer Nick West takes us on a tour of large-scale public artworks around Tokyo - from a gigantic painting by Okamoto Taro in Shiibuya station to shop shutter murals in Shimokitazawa and everything in between.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, November 13th, 2015.
Murals with POW! Murals that WOW!
BY KAMEA HADAR
@ VOL 129
ON OCT 28, 2015
For a muralist, a great white wall is but an opportunity, and this is no different for designer/artistic director Kamea Hadar. Get psyched to hear Kamea Hadar who came to PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, all in all the way from Hawaii to speak on his role as co-lead director of Pow! Wow! — a global artists gathering set in cities all over the world.
壁画家にとって真っ白な大きな壁は、創作意欲をかきたてられる絶好のキャンバスです。デザイナーで美術監督のKamea Hadarさんにとってももちろん同じ。壁を前にすると、体が勝手に動いて描き切ってしまいます。ハワイを拠点に行われているコンテンポラリーアートのソーシャルイベント・Pow! Wow!の創立者のひとりであるKamea Hadarさんが、 Pow! Wow!でのご自身の活動や役割について披露されています。グローバルなアーティストがこぞって参加するPow! Wow!は世界各地で勢力的に展開中で、日本でも開催されました。
Art with a Sense of Peace
BY YOSHINORI SAKAMAKI A.K.A. SENSE
@ VOL 149
ON JUL 26, 2017
Artist Yoshinori Sakamaki a.k.a. sense focuses his artistic expression on conveying peace and calmness where it's most necessary. During his 15 years of professional experience, he dabbled in many medians of artwork with collaborators with the goal to create a more beautiful and fun world.
Nightscapes Sealed with Delight
BY YUKINO OHMURA
@ VOL 159
ON SEP 26, 2018
Artist Yukino Ohmura presenters mesmerizing night city views made by using a mosaic of round colorful stickers found in office product stores. Up close they seem chaotic, and only when creating a distance between them does a truth of their illusion emerge, Hori-san notes, not unlike our human struggle through a world filled with uncertain and unstable truths that only make sense with space. Her artworks focuses on finding truth in chaos
Innovation of Shintora-Street
BY TOMOKO NAKAGAWA
@ VOL 163
ON MAR 26, 2019
Tomoko Nakagawa, Community manager of THE CORE KITCHEN / SPACE, located on Shintora Dori, a new iconic street in Tokyo, will give a presentation on the future vision of the Shintora area, which is changing day by day.
東京の新たなシンボルストリートの新虎通りに位置するTHE CORE KITCHEN/SPACEのコミュニティーマネージャーの中川知子は、日々変化を続ける新虎エリアの今後のビジョンについて、プレゼンテーションを行います。
The Power of Community Mural Arts in East Los Angeles
BY ASTUKO NIITSU
@ VOL 163
ON MAR 26, 2019
Researcher Atsuko Niitsu will share a presentation on the power of community mural artworks, spotlighting her findings through photos of Chicano murals which play site-specific historical roles in East Los Angeles.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “Mural”
La Nave Cultural
Jul 29, 2012
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Feb 20, 2013
Bermuda Society of Arts
Aug 22, 2013
Auberge d'Italie, Valletta
Sep 18, 2014
Salle Francisco Ferrer à la Cité Miroir
Feb 25, 2016
Our Urban Fabric
Center for Architecture
Mar 31, 2017
Museum of Northern California Art
Sep 01, 2017
Kreatif Space (Unity Building Rooftop)
Oct 28, 2017
Lexington Art League
May 02, 2019
The Avenue Concept
Jul 31, 2019
BY ESTRIA MIYASHIRO
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 14, 2015
Estria Miyashiro is an internationally recognized muralist and the co-founder and Creative Director of The Estria Foundation (TEF), a nonprofit organization using art in public to transform communities and bring attention to important local issues. TEF creates innovative public art projects and education programs using art in public as a catalyst for community engagement.
Experiment, Share, Create
BY DAPHNE SIAW
@ VOL 2
ON APR 01, 2016
Daphne Siaw enjoys experimenting with different tools to create different styled art pieces. Through the simple joy of creating and trying new media, she was able to create more refined and larger-scaled pieces, turning a childhood hobby into an unexpected career.
Just Keep Painting
BY LEONARD SIAW
Leonard Siaw shares his personal story on his growth as an artist despite the ridicule of people around him on his childhood ambition. With pure love for the arts, he continues to develop his skills in portrait drawings and painting and shows some of his notable 3D artworks in the city.
Try A Little Tenderness
BY HENRIQUE NARDI
@ VOL 26
ON APR 12, 2018
The “Try A Little Tenderness” mural is an homage to Otis Redding, designed by Cyla Costa and Jackson Alves, produced and documented by Henrique Nardi on 1146 Willy Street in 2016. Cyla and Jackson are members of Criatipos, an art and design collective from Curitiba, south of Brazil. Last December marked the 50th anniversary of Otis Redding’s fatal plane crash into Lake Monona. The mural aims to reconnect the city with Otis in an uplifting way while honoring his musical legacy. Funded by The Madison Arts Commission.
Biking into St. Pete
BY TYLER WEISS
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 25, 2018
The street mural scene in St. Pete, FL has exploded. A new cottage industry that has sprouted from that explosion is bike tours to (attempt to) see them all. There are a lot. Tyler Weiss' presentation mixes in a little quirky bike history, some biking culture, and lots and lots of street art.
20 images (almost) 20 years
BY DEBORAH BOWNESS
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 06, 2018
Chronicling 20 highlights and a vast amount of learning from a 19-year career, Deborah Bowness reflects on influences and inspirations. For ‘Paper Trail’ Deborah takes her hand printed, hand painted, trompe l’oeil wallpapers onto the streets to create staged sets, still lives, unexpected encounters and 'a game for the soul', infusing towns and cities with poetry and wonder.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN Tallahassee Vol. 1
Tallahassee got its first taste of PechaKucha Night last month, bringing in the crowds for an eclectic group of presentations -- "Social Change through Mural Creation with Prison Inmate" and "Preparing Food with Love and Devotion" were two of them. Organizer Christian Harkness sent in a few photos, and lets us know that Vol. 2 is set to happen June 11, again at The 621 Gallery.
PKN Miami + Speed Limits
Here's some info from PechaKucha Night in Miami organizer Carl Hildebrand on an upcoming collaboration with the Wolfsonian-FIU's "Speed Limits" exhibition. This Thursday, November 18th from 6-9PM get ready and hang on as design-inspired individuals provide quick-moving visual presentations on the topics of pace and speed to complement The Wolfsonian-FIU exhibition Speed Limits. Arrive early to meet and mingle from 6-7PM. For more information, visit www.pecha-kucha.org/cities/miami Speed Limit Speakers Frank Luca, Chief Librarian - The Wolfsonian-FIU Robin Haines Merrill, Chair - Broward County Human Trafficking Coalition Daus Studenberg, Advocate and Enthusiast Miami Biking Movement Dejha Carrington, Primary Flight - World’s largest site-specific street level mural installation Wynwood Tomas Loewy, Miami Photographer - New World Symphony Building Documentary Project
Bruno Murer und Claudia Kübler
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Pivotal Moments in Graphic Design
In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Des Moines, Vol. 12), visual designer Rachel McClung traverses the history of graphic design. She goes back several thousand years to paint a mural-sized picture of design's evolution. She moves from ancient Egypt’s hieroglyphics, to the printing press and other turn of the century innovations, both in technology and creative thinking, and concludes with the most recent advances in the tech world today.
POW! and WOW!
Pow-wow is a term referring to a gathering, a meeting of some sort. But to artist Jasper Wong, it means so much more. Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW!WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, and mural projects. In "POW! and WOW!" from PKN Honolulu Vol. 18, Jasper tells the story of POW!WOW!'s inception in Hong Kong, the struggles he had in getting this amazing artist collective event together, the fruits of his yearly labor, and future plans.
Photos from Mexico City
As you can tell from the photos in this post, last week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 36 in Mexico City had quite the backdrop. As organizer Tania Pimentel tells us, "the museum has the largest mural in the world and a 360° turning platform that spins while a recording explains the place." Not your average venue. We'll have more photos to share, as well as the presentations, later this month.
The Great Coffee Caper
"Help us find the last [missing] Fujita panel so we can rebuild the Brazil Cafe in Ginza!"In "The Great Coffee Caper " from Tokyo's Brazilian Lifestyle Powered by PechaKucha, Brazilian Ambassador to Japan, André Corrêa do Lago shares his piqued curiosity when, as a teenager in Sao Paulo, acquiring a peculiar book of Brazilian architecture that had been published in Japan, it's last page stunning him with images the "Brazil Cafe", a coffee house in a posh corner of Tokyo for its most chic denizens, inside which was decorated with contemporary furniture, its walls adorned by a magnificent mural painted by Japan's most famous artist of the time, Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita. Ambassador Lago's interest in the book, and in the cafe, never wavered and when appointed to his position in Japan, and in an effort to re-capture Japan's shared love for Brazilian coffee, he commissioned his staff to research the cafe's history, uncovering a caper of a tale, which has led to the quest for a missing painting and a restoration of Tokyo's once legendary "Brazil Cafe."
"One of the great things about murals is they fill your whole field of vision." In Mural Mania from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Art writer Nick West takes us on a tour of large-scale public artworks around Tokyo - from a gigantic painting by Okamoto Taro in Shiibuya station to shop shutter murals in Shimokitazawa and everything in between.
Art Healing Hearts
"Is amazing how the subconscious can be echoed through art." In Art Healing Hearts from PechaKucha Forster Vol.4, Tanayah Tooze shared her amazing journey of healing through art. She made artworks for cover band, mural, fundraising and how she helps the disadvantaged children of Vietnam with her talents and genuine heart.
Watch this space: christchurch street art
"The city landscape is constantly changing... it's impossible for one person to do it alone." In Watch this Space: Christchurch Street Art at PechaKucha Night Vol. 29, Lindsay Chan shares her discovery of numerous murals popping up around the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. In response to the recent natural disaster, many local artists have taken to the streets to create a lively atmosphere through adversity and art. Lindsay hopes that the creation of an app will bring her community together one mural at a time. For more details, visit: http://christchurchstreetart.co.nz/