25.09.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Asia Tour


Usugrow painting in Shibuya as part of Pow! Wow! Japan


The international arts festival, Pow! Wow!, has just announced their next two events will be back to back weeklong exhibitions in Japan and Taiwan, starting October 17th. The Asia Tour roster includes renowned artists Faith47, Kinsey, Fafi, Jeff Soto, Case, Kevin Ancell, Ben Horton, Naturel, and many others. Local artists, including one of my personal favourites, Usugrow (seen above), have already started on a giant mural in Shibuya in the lead up to the event.

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29.04.15 by Kory Kingsley

Yoshinori Mizutani


A selection of wonderful images by Tokyo based photographer, Yoshinori Mizutani. Yoshinori began photographing the parakeets to document the strange and rare occurrence of the swarming green birds. Take a look at more images below!

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05.02.15 by Jeff

Trippy Animation of the Day: “Lilium”


I don’t really know what I’m looking at here, but it’s awesome. Animation by BRDG Tokyo. Watch “Lilium” below.

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13.01.15 by Jeff

Yugo Kohrogi


Paintings by Tokyo-based artist Yugo Kohrogi. More below.

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18.09.14 by Jeff

Illustrator Wakana Yamazaki


I’ve become completely obsessed with Tokyo-based artist/illustrator Wakana Yamazaki’s drawings. She’s gone completely off on her own tangent, I love it. I guess you’ll be able to tell how much I like her work by the sheer amount of images I’ve posted below.

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03.09.14 by Jeff

Eye Know: A Surreal Journey Through Tokyo


“Eye Know”, directed by Hiroshi Kondo, begins as a night drive through the city of Tokyo and slowly becomes more and more abstract. Kinda like the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Watch “Eye Know” below.

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07.08.14 by Jeff

Hiroyuki Izutsu


“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


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.