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AN OLD FRIEND VISITS…….

March 26th, 2010 Nigel No comments

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Ai-chan! whom i have known ever since we used to party at Shinjuku’s Rockin-rolling stone bar and who popped into the gallery today to give me the skinny on her new online shop “frowillo”  http://frowillo.shop-pro.jp , offering high quality handmade clothing, shoes. & accessories from ¥1800 upwards ! seen below are some rather snazzy handmade lamb’s leather boots!  good luck with your new venture Ai-chan, good to see you and as always thanks for your interest in the gallery!

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YASUHIRO HATANO EXHIBITION…..

March 26th, 2010 Nigel No comments

Yasuhiro a 3rd time veteran of our Big Sight Events is now exhibiting with his first DF gallery  exhibition entitled “Overdo Sticker”  in space 1G until the 31st, on display is a very effective photographic collage along with recent illustration, multimedia work and  your  chance to have a very reasonably priced caricature portrait too! stop by and meet this very likeable multi-talented artist! (also visit http://5-5.sakura.ne.jp)

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And visiting his friend Yasuhiro at the same time as this blog interview was fellow artist and fellow former Tokyo Polytechnic University student Goshi Barada, also an accomplished artist in his own right!

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and with another great website to visit at http://kemono.cc/redtrain…….

BOTH of these artists look forward to seeing you at Vol 31 in May!!

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KUWASAWA DESIGN SCHOOL…….

March 26th, 2010 Nigel No comments

exhibiting as D3a2 consisting of seven extremely talented artists , Kengo Shimada, Shinpei Suda,Taku Yasui, Oonuki Yuki (pictured) & Kyohei Ogawa, Konosuke Omori and Mamoru Suzuki   currently exhibiting in east gallery’s 202 space until tomorrow with each artist’s take upon the “Daruma & Daibutsu” theme…….fascinating!

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ART POCKET “A La Carte”

March 26th, 2010 Nigel No comments

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why not try out this exciting new ground floor space? ART POCKET west gallery!! as you can see this artist has transformed the area by the simple addition of a white sheet and a cleverly aimed spotlight!  talk to gallery staff on your next visit for more info!

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WOMBSCAPE LIVE!

March 26th, 2010 Nigel No comments

last night Kenny, Nao, Nao and i went down to Shin-Okubo’s Earthdom to check out another intensely atmospheric performance from DF colleague Ryo  frontman for the brooding band WOMBSCAPE!  visit www.wombscape.com

seen below in action as Ryo’s head explodes!

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MAUJAU!!

March 25th, 2010 Nigel No comments

finishing today in space 2A a very popular 3rd year student exhibition from members of Joshibi University, seen below are Saki, Miho, Mosmos, Takamii, Aya Katano, Okapi, Mame & Ryokotan friends & artists all and all here for their first time at the gallery!

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Jenn from New York!

March 25th, 2010 Nigel 1 comment

stopped by the office last week and met up with Kenny and i, Kenny is the black haired ugly guy in the photo below!

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