Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki carves wooden figures with purposeful visual distortions. Check out more of Kanemaki’s trippy sculptures below.
Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama creates life-sized animal sculptures using tightly rolled strips of wet newspaper. See more images and video below or on display at MOAH:CEDAR in Lancaster, California until January 7th.
Some balloon insects and animals taken to another level, by Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto. More images below.
Japanese architect Daigo Ishii takes the visual markers associated with Tokyo and applies them to images of other cities around the world. Originally produced as a video for this year’s Venice Biennale, you can check out gifs of Ishii’s “Worldwide Tokyo-lization Project” below.
Kimiko Nishimoto learned how to use a camera for the first time at the age of 71 and even furthered her skills by taking courses on digital editing to manipulate her images. While she mostly focuses on still life and nature photography, she has a series of hilarious self-portraits involving random costumes and staged falls. More images below!