Sunday, 6 June 2010

Agenda: June 07 - 13

Tokyo TDC Award 2010 nominee: 8 new fonts on the block
Tokyo TDC Award 2010 nominee: "8 new fonts on the block".
Based on different types of paving stones found in the city of Seoul, Korean graphic designer Jiwon Park has generated 8 new typefaces. (It reminds me a bit to my own "Japanese Memoscapes" Project.)
For more fun with typography, visit the Tokyo TDC Exhibition at the ddd gallery in Osaka until July 3. The exhibition shows this year’s winners and selected nominated works of the international competition held by the Tokyo Type Directors Club. Among the winners is e. g. the video of "Hibi no Neiro".



Kyoto

Exhibition "Direction of Materials" by Soshi Matsunobe at Super Window Project (June 10 - August 08; on Fridays, Sataurdays and Sundays 14:00 - 19:00, opening reception June 10, 18:00).

Kamonkai tea ceremony, part of the exhibition "Chuang-tzu, the dream of a butterfly" by Satomi Fukushima at Gallery Raku of the Kyoto Zokei University of Art and Design (June 12 and 13, 11:00).

Shoji Ueda exhibition ("photography and me") at the "Eki" Kyoto Art Museum (until June 13; 10:00 - 20:00, last day until 17:00).

Exhibition "Round and Rectangular" at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (until June 20; 9:00 - 17:00, closed on Mondays).

Exhibition Yasuhiko Kida's world at Shibunkaku (until August 01; 10:00 - 17:00, closed on Mondays).

Exhibition "Xの謎" (X-Ray riddles) at the museum of the University of Kyoto (until August 29; 9:30 - 16:30, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).

Yoga in the park of the Imperial Palace (June 12; from 9:00).

Zazen at Kenninji temple (June 13, every month on the second Sunday, 8:00 am)


Osaka

Exhibition "patterns" at AD&A gallery (June 05 - 16; 13:00 - 20:00, last day until 18:00, closed on Thursdays).

recommended:

Award winning typography experiments
"Tokyo TDC Exhibition 2010" at ddd gallery (until July 03; 11:00 - 19:00, on Saturdays until 18:00; closed on Sunday, Monday and on national holidays).


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On the Agenda are events in Kyoto - and also in Osaka and Kobe - that I'm interested in and plan to attend.
Although the list isn't meant to be complete, I hope it provides some valuable tips for those interested in art and design in Kansai.


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