07.08.14 by Jeff

Hiroyuki Izutsu

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“Don’t Give Up Japan”, a series of beautiful paintings by Tokyo-based illustrator Hiroyuki Izutsu, created after the horrible disaster there. See more of the series below.

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15.05.14 by Jeff

The Free Umbrella System

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I was recently invited by Bettery Magazine to submit a city story, and the one I chose to share is actually kind of embarrassing (when/if you read the story, keep in mind I’m Canadian-born Japanese). You can read it here.

 

28.01.14 by Jeff

“Goodbye Rabbit, Hop Hop” by Caleb Wood

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Love this surreal short animation by Caleb Wood. Some of the sound here oddly sorta reminds me of Yojimbo (one of my favourite film scores).  Watch below.

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22.10.13 by Jeff

Kutiman “Thru Tokyo”

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Kutiman, the famous Youtube remixer, is back! The artist has started a series now where he visits cities, records his own video clips, mashes them all together, and creates music. You might remember his last video “Thru Jerusalem”. This time he visits Tokyo!

Watch the “Thru Tokyo” video below!

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25.09.13 by Jeff

Noritaka Minami

Photographer Noritaka Minami

“1972″, photos of the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, by Noritaka Minami. The building was designed by Kisho Kurokawa with interchangeable capsules so that the structure could be continually updated. But that was not the case, none of the “futuristic” units were ever replaced, and the building slowly deteriorated. Minami shot this series in 2011 as plans were announced to demolish the building.

More images below!

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07.11.11 by Jeff

Senseless Drawing Bot

“Senseless Drawing Bot” created by So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi.

Senseless Drawing Bot by So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi

Watch the video below!

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26.05.11 by Jeff

Automatic Painting

“Automatic Painting” by Eltono for Art Re-Public Festival. Tokyo.

Automatic Painting by Eltono for Art Re-Public Festival Tokyo Japan

Watch the video below!

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11.05.11 by Jeff

Itsuko Suzuki

Itsuko Suzuki loves dogs. Tokyo, Japan.

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