Archives for category: EXHIBITIONS

Prelude to the Operating Systems of the Future City.  A great little exhibition at Tokyo Wonder Site in Iidabashi.  Kind of organising things which prey on our minds and expressing it in a visual way.

Top marks go to the thoroughly interesting book called Heteropolis by AdaptiveActions (NOT Charles Jencks – another book entirely).  I hope to get a copy sometime very soon.




Walked into this by mistake!

Momoclo puppets

It’s that time of year again.  The long, long walk from Shimo Akatsuka station to Itabashi Art Museum.  I KNEW I’d forgotten somewhere to visit when I saw the botanical garden a few days ago.  Could have killed 2 birds with one stone.  Anyway, this year, I feel, was heaps better than last year … ie a lot less wishy washy.  Or rather it made concrete in drawing style a lot more of my screenplay ideas.


Kinetic Art 01

Kinetic Art 02

Art in Wonderland 01

Art in Wonderland 02

Art in Wonderland 03

Art in Wonderland 04

Art in Wonderland 05

Art in Wonderland 06

Art in Wonderland 07

A LOT of fun!  Zillions of kids and parents.

and life goes on … very interesting and very expensive exhibition, considering it was 2 rooms and 1500 yen!  Wolves are stuffed (not very sympathetically) and caught in amazing poses.  I just wondered how they managed to get the wolves in that particular position via rigor mortis.  It is like a photo captured in real life 3D.  About 4 assistants hanging around so absolutely no chance of a sneaky photo and I was too ashamed to do my dumbass routine.  Though I did ‘manage’ to brush into one of the wolves (on purpose) to feel what the fur was like.  Not nice – very brittle and hard.  The Japanese are very fierce if you try to interact with art exhibits.

The other two photos are made with gunpowder – Cai Guo Qiang wanted to use one of the 4 great Chinese inventions – gunpowder, papermaking, printing, compass.  Oh – what would we do without the Chinese today!!!  Not a lot …

Cai Guo Qiang There and Back Again 01

Cai Guo Qiang 02

Cai Guo Qiang 03

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