UPCOMING EXHIBITION: CROSS OVER Japanese Art Collective Vol. 27

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ใ€3rd โ€“ 12th November 2020ใ€‘ ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ก๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐Ÿ๐Ÿ, ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐›๐ž ๐š๐๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฆ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ ๐ฎ๐ข๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ. CROSS OVER was established in August 2017 by PEDDY POT (Yashiro Hiroyuki), who at the time was active in creating and exhibiting graphic art at Southeast Asian and East Asian international art exhibitions and art fairs. He established the new art group separate from the exhibitions he had been participating in with the goal of making exhibiting art in foreign countries, which is often seen as difficult, more accessible to all kinds of artists. As an international art exhibition group mainly active in Asian countries, CROSS OVER … Read More

CURRENT EXHIBITION: Tayu Tau – pop up show by SAKI&Bitches

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ใ€19TH -31ST October 2020ใ€‘ Caring about health of our customers and staff, we will be adhering to the social distancing measure guidelines. Following the very well-received exhibition โ€˜Hana Machiโ€™ at Sway Gallery in 2018, SAKI&Bitches is back, this time with the Tayu Tau pop-up show (โ€˜Tayu Tauโ€™ ใŸใ‚†ใŸใต translates to โ€˜floatโ€™ in old Japanese).  Tayu Tau will feature new original paintings, as well as various art prints, greeting cards and stickers by SAKI. The new original artworks,  in the form of delicate wood paintings, are all inspired by SAKIโ€™s lifetime art theme –  Yoshiwaraโ€™s โ€œOiranโ€ – Edo / Tokyoโ€™s Courtesan. Oiranโ€™s lives, despite often being short and tragic, have gone … Read More

CURRENT EVENT: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –

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jewellery pop-up edit.2; 1-31 October Participating artisans: A:, Ainsel, Little Branch, tukusi A: A: is a jewellery brand founded by two creators born and raised in an old part of Tokyo associated with craftsmanship. It was established in 2010 in Akihabara, Tokyo, after its founders completed the apprenticeship in metal carving under an accomplished jewellery artisan.Their concept โ€œHumour for designโ€ narrates stories from everyday life with motives such as food, cutlery and tools adorning their jewellery.The brand name โ€œA:โ€ originates from the exclamation โ€œAh!โ€ that we use when impressed or surprised (the colon following the letter is here to indicate that the preceding vowel is long). The artisans, therefore, create … Read More

PAST EVENT: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –

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jewellery pop-upedit.1; 1-30 September Participating artisans: atelier mozu, GINNEZU, Greenford and YouRuMaru atelier mozu Atelier mozu was founded in a small studio in Tokyo in 2010. Wild flowers and grasses are the main motifs inspiring the work of this jewellery maker. The aim of atelier mozuโ€™s creations is to reenact the vitality of the plant world which we encounter unexpectedly in our everyday life. The artisan would be delighted if, once you have worn his jewellery, you could feel a little closer to the world of plants. WEBSITEINSTAGRAM GINNEZU Tomoaki Yamazaki was born in 1970, at Hachioji city, Tokyo. He had worked at an atelier as a craftsman for more … Read More

CURRENT EVENT: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –

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Jewellery pop-up ใ€September – November 2020ใ€‘ Having braved the massive and ongoing challenges, we need a little something to treat ourselves this autumn. While the offer out there ranges from cutting edge spiritual cleanses to goofy household trinkets, here at the Sway Gallery we have brought together a resplendent collection of hand-crafted jewellery from Japan. Bijoux are a girlโ€™s best friend after all! Please note that most of the pieces hand-picked on this occasion are available only at the Sway Gallery if you want to have them outside of Japan.   The independent jewellersโ€™ pop-up will grace our gallery from September to November! Every month we will be introducing you to … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: CROSS OVER Japanese Art Collective Vol.23-24

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ใ€10th – 22nd August 2020ใ€‘ Vol.23 10th – 15th August 2020Vol.24 17th – 22nd August 2020 CROSS OVER was established in August 2017 by PEDDY POT (Yashiro Hiroyuki), who at the time was active in creating and exhibiting graphic art at Southeast Asian and East Asian international art exhibitions and art fairs. He established the new art group separate from the exhibitions he had been participating in with the goal of making exhibiting art in foreign countries, which is often seen as difficult, more accessible to all kinds of artists.  As an international art exhibition group mainly active in Asian countries, CROSS OVER gathers different participants including painters, graphic designers, … Read More

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