November 20 (Wed), 19:00-
How will visual expression, and the values and sensibilities of those who draw and paint change in the future? What about the value of paper, or the future of paper, as the transition from paper to online continues to proceed? And what about paper in terms of not just visual expression, but as materiality and texture, as relationship with the work and generated process, as an entity in itself?
Isn’t design about creating the physical experience and the gaze that lies beyond that? The texture that forms and recreates memory, the image that begins with vision and reaches the haptic through the body…
Daijiro Ohara (graphic designer), who is responsible for the official poster for Tokyo 2020, Yoshihisa Tanaka (graphic designer; artist), who acts as one part of the artist due Nerhol that aims to create cultural value, and Masahiro Kamijyo (editor-in-chief, AXIS), who discerns the present of Japanese design with the design magazine he edits reaching its 200th edition will speak about the future of drawing, will come together to explore these questions.
Born 1970 in Tokyo. He joined Axix Co., Ltd. in 1992, and worked on magazine sales and editing. He was appointed as editor-in-chief of the design magazine AXIS in 2017.
Born in Kanagawa, Japan, in 1978. He is a designer based in Tokyo, who focuses on typography, lettering, drawing and editorial projects. He has also been actively engaged in self-initiated projects, searching for new perceptions of words and typographies through exhibitions, workshops and fieldwork.
Born 1980 in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. Recent works include the VI plan for the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, the bookstore POST, the join management of the publishing company CASE, and the art direction of Tokyo Art Book Fair, and Takeo Paper Show 2018. He also works as one part of the artist duo Nerhol with Ryuta Iida (sculptor). Solo exhibitions include Index at Foam Photography Museum (Netherlands), Promenade at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, and Interview, Portrait, House and Room at Yougeun Museum of Comteporary Art (South Korea).