MUSEUM NEWS JULY ’15

MUSEUMText: Aya Shomura

The staffs of “MUSEUM,” which is the cultural complex to promote the current creative scene in Hokkaido, pick out and recommend the latest news in monthly selected from “MUSEUM STORE” at 1st floor is a select shop of lifestyle design focused on fashion, “SOUVENIR HOKKAIDO” deals in products can be purchased, for example artworks, CDs and books by Hokkaido artists, and “Clark Gallery + SHIFT” at 2nd floor promotes and manages artists as the only one commercial gallery of contemporary art in Hokkaido. You could get exclusive information like some events at only MUSEUM, don’t miss it! In addition, online store of MUSEUM STORE has launched, please check it out!

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MUSEUM “SUMMER SALE”
2 brands for Summer Sale, apparel completely become a staple in MUSEUM STORE, as 30% off. “Kamishima Chinami” that takes advantages of materials, vivid prints and colorful fabrics distinctively. And the monotone of “ayumi.mitsukane” that accentuates the edgy silhouette and mode style. It’s the opportunity to get both, contrasting fashion.

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WABITOROMIHOAKIRA @SAPPORO MUSEUM
On July 20th at MUSEUM STORE in Sapporo, the live performance will be performed. “WabitoroMihoAkira” is the name connected Wabi as vocal and bass from “Wabitoro” led by Kudo “Wabi” Ryohei of WABISABI, a Sapporo-based design unit, Miho Nakano from Tokyo-based “Drop’s” and Akira Shimooka from “Analogfish”. Each live performances are so awesome and have a reputation, it’s a valuable opportunity for fans. Besides, participating NITOROKUN on vocal and percussion, and Hiroshi Kaburagi guitar. Advance tickets for sales at Museum Store and online booking also a receptionist. Date: July 20th, Time: 19:30 (19:00 open) Admission: Advance 1,500 yen / Door 2,000 yen (Including 1 drink)

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DAISUKE TAKATOMI “SUMMER DROPS.”
A glass craftsman, Daisuke Takatomi’s glass exhibition “Summer Drops.” will be held at Clark Gallery+SHIFT in Sapporo, from July 3rd to 31st. One-of-a-kind flower vases and tablewares, made by blowing glass, have been attracted a lot of fans, and this time he will exhibit his works as an art. Because his glass works also used for lighting in various facilities such as florist and restaurants, unwittingly you would had a good look at his works. The peptic titles named every single works stir the imagination of the viewer and users, and decorate the life richly.

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MIWONDERFUL “MAKE THE WORLD SMILE BY MAKEUP”
A Make-smile artist, Miwonderful published her first book “Make the World Smile by Makeup: MAKE SMILE TRIP@Miwonderful” from Shufunotomo Co., Ltd, a publisher. She has been made over 10,000 girls smile, with performing on stages and streets in mainly Asia, Europe and America as a make-up show. It shows the secret of her vitality and spirit with images. For first 10 people, preparing for special presents of the recommended cosmetics, handwriting message and sticker. Arrival on July 17th.

KOSS a.k.a KUNIYUKI “SILENCE”
A long-awaited full-length album “Silence” has been released from Mule Musiq, to be the first time in seven years in KOSS name. KOSS is a project that Kuniyuki Takahashi adopts experimentally elements such as electro, techno and ambient, who is said to a treasure of Japanese music scene. As been successful the Europe and South Africa tour in 2014, more and more enthralling his latests album is the must-listen in this Summer, which is also evaluated as it’s the highest degree of perfection in his carrier.

Text: Aya Shomura

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