PAST EXHIBITION: ARE YOU ME? – saga in manga linea – by K:KO

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【13th April – 8th May 2019】 LATE OPENING: Friday 12th April 18:00-20:00 RSVP: SPECIAL OPENING: Saturday 13th April 12:00-18:00; ARTIST TALK + MINI MANGA WORKSHOP at 15:00 RSVP: K:KO (Keiko Kikkawa) is a Japanese artist based in Warsaw, Poland. She has studied manga art and modern arts in Kyoto, as well as animation in the Czech Republic. Her illustrations are a mix of Japanese manga style and European culture, which she continually rediscovers. This exhibition shows the beauty of the abandoned and destroyed buildings, as well as the images of women, illustrated in various forms, who enjoy the isolation and calmness of those ruins and devastated landscapes. To … Read More


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【22nd March – 10th April 2019】 PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 21st March 18:00-20:00 RSVP via EVENTBRITE ARTIST TALK: 4th April Thursday 18:30 – 19:30 Through a series of photographs and interviews taken by Adam Isfendiyar over a two year period, ‘Master – An Ainu Story’ tells the life story of an Ainu man – Kenji Matsuda, who grew up being discriminated against in his homeland because of his Ainu heritage. It also gives a rare insight into the lives of one of the indigenous peoples of Japan. Artist Profile Originally from London, Adam undertook his photography training in Tokyo as an assistant to fashion photographer Masatoshi Yamashiro. During his 8 years … Read More


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【1st March – 18th March 2019】 PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 28th February 18:00-20:00 RSVP via EVENTBRITE ARTIST TALK + Demonstration: Saturday 9th March at 15:00 The theme of this exhibition is Now and Then, Here and Now. The Sway Gallery London is proud to present a carefully curated selection of artworks by the Japanese artist and calligrapher, Rie Takeda, taken from her Painted Poems series. Painted Poems radiates with an embrace of a unified harmony, striving to create a natsukashii feeling, a warm nostalgia paired with the momentum of here and now. The original poems pour into the calligraphic design compositions, flowing with the rich colours, patterns and the atmospheric spirit. … Read More

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