MUSEUM NEWS NOVEMBER ’17
MUSEUMText: Ayumi Yakura
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!
HIROAKI SUETSUGU “MONO”
A solo exhibition of Hiroaki Suetsugu “mono” will be held at Clark Gallery + SHIFT from November 1st to 23rd. In his exhibition, he expresses a situation where there are various “things” taken as a whole in a dark room. A T-shirt designed based on the new mono print has been released from the SHIFT label of “TEE PARTY”.
2018 YASUKAZU TAKIHANA CALENDAR
The Original calendar for 2018 by Yasukazu Takihana, the artist who lives in Hakodate has just arrived. For this year, since it is a sheet type that is not bound, it can be pasted side by side. As the size gets bigger, you can write the schedule. It is recommended that you can cut it to postcard or decorate with the thicker paper after being used as a calendar.
TINY DINOSAUR 2017 A/W COLLECTION
The 2017 autumn / winter collection of “tiny dinosaur” by the designer from Sapporo, the rain boots using excellent nylon materials combining waterproofing, moisture permeation and quick drying has arrived. Its sole adopted Italian long-established sole maker “Vibram” whose products are excellent in functionality and design.
WABISABI “HERE MAN”
Clark Gallery + SHIFT will hold a new work exhibition, entitled “HERE MAN” by Wabisabi from December 1st to 28th. They are the design unit “Wabisabi” by Ryohei “Wabi” Kudo and Kazu “Sabi” Nakanishi who are based in Sapporo. They will exhibit graphic art abstracted by a motif of people’s portraits.
ART FAIR SAPPORO 2017
In guest rooms of Cross Hotel Sapporo, the “Art fair Sapporo 2017” which exhibits and sells outstanding contemporary art works of home and abroad will be held there, on November 25th and 26th. From Clark Gallery + SHIFT, Yuka Kasai, Tomohiro Shibuki, Yasuharu Fujiya, Wabisabi and Nozomi Watanabe exhibit in conjunction with the “Super Japan” exhibition in the lobby.
Text: Ayumi Yakura
Translation: Satsuki Miyanishi