Japan Tour
(東京, 京都, 広島市, JP)

This is the compilation of all the work I’ve been doing in Japan this November of 2013. Murals, silkscreen limited edition prints, exhibition, live paintings, sketches… I hope you will enjoy as much as I did!

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和洋折衷 WAYO-SECCHU (Exposición)
Exhibition held under the concept Wayosecchu (Japanese fusion style) between the work of Aleix Gordo Hostau and Tadaomi Shibuya, one of the most prominent urban artists from Yokohama. The exhibition took place in the exhibition space Midori.so in Aobadai, one of the trendiest neighborhoods of Tokyo.
Press reviews internationally:
Review on CBCNet (Japan) here.
Review at RTVE (Spain) – Front Page Culture Section here.
Reviews from EFE here and here.

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Preparing some limited silkscreen prints (two series of 15+1), signed and numbered by me and Shibuya-san.

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Live painting in Midori.so Gallery with Tadaomi Shibuya at Wayosecchu exhibition inaugurational party (Pictures by © DYSK / JKD Collective Inc.).

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a great team working for the exhibition!
Bruce Ikeda, Miho Koshiba, Tomoji Oya, Jesús Salinas, Shinpei Onishi y Testufumi Saito, plus master Shibuya.
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Live painting with Dragon76 at Grassroots in Yokohama.
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Mural done with Suiko1 near Hiroshima. Thanks to Krone and Ujimaru.

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Sketch from a kind of “Moses” for the Suiko1 mural (Hiroshima).
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Mural done in Chiba (near Tokyo) with Edec (Brooklyn) and Snipe (Tokyo). Thanks to DJ Kogee.
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This had been one of my best experiences in Japan. Sachiyo-san is part of a famous group of revolutionary callygraphers from mid 20th century called “Bokujinkai”. She works on advertising and for publishing companies making callygraphy but she’s been exhibiting her personal work of callygraphy among museums around the country. I had the opportunity and pleasure to share three days with her at her studio-gallery, learning, practicing and sharing. She was so kind to hang one of my works at her gallery’s shopwindow. Thanks to Kozuki Seiichiro that he introduced each other.
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Here some pages from my moleskine that I did during my trip to Japan. All them ended up being part of my artbook: Push Ups – Vol. I (drawings, sketches & dreams).
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To know a lot more about the artists I met along the road you can check their websites here:
Special thanks to:
Bruce Ikeda, Miho Koshiba, Tomoji Oya, Jesús Salinas, Shinpei Onishi, Testufumi Saito, Tadaomi Shibuya, Mukai Shigefumi, Mukai Emiko, Kozuki Seiichiro, Hatanaka Sachiyo, Edec, Snipe, Suiko1, Krone, Status, Ujimaru, Tiziano Russolo and family, Moribe-san, Kidowaki and Nike people, Cesc, Arantxa, Sara, Gerard, Laia, Ramon Abarca, Jesús de RTVE, Inocuo, Dragon76, Mr. Sato, Bakibaki, DJ Sarasa, Ryoko.

Without you all, this wouldn’t have been possible!/Sin todos vosotros todo esto no hubiera sido posible!

See you in my next trip!!!
Japan Tour
(東京, 京都, 広島市, JP)
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