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Paradise Yamamoto’s Exhibition, “The Mambonsai” will be held at ICN gallery as a Pre-opening Exhibition from June 16th – July 16th.


The concept for the ICN gallery is introducing new works which use Japanese culture and sensibilities as their base. The Pre-opening will be from 2011 June – August and the grand opening will be from 2011 September.

Have you heard of Mambonsai? Simply put, the stage is set with a plant and a pot, then the drama unfolds with the placement of small figurines. Mambonsai posses a drive for humor and a humanistic touch giving it a lighter feel from traditional bonsai. Invented by Mambonsai master Paradise Yamamoto, this simple combining of plant and figurines has quickly grown into a popular hobby amongst all ages, with fans growing in Japan and throughout the world.

“The Mambonsai” by Paradise Yamamoto
Dates: June 16th – July 16th, 2011 (Closed on Sundays & bank holidays)
Open : 12:00 – 19:00
Place: ICN gallery
Address: 96 Leonard Street London EC2A 4RH

Text: julie morikawa

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