Tokyo Graphic Passport, a creative event based on the Japanese Graphic ethos of cross-cultural exchange and mutual understanding, is themed “ Think, Touch, and Talk”. In this time Tokyo Graphic Passport 2011 has be held first time in abroad as third year event both Paris and Tokyo.
Important Graphic artists from Japan and France will be present. Events with co-hosting Centre Pompidou will include Symposiums, workshops and an exhibition as well as the Portfolio Viewing session. The programs are installations by Japanese creators and graphic posters exhibition by 15 creators who are represent the new breed of Japanese creative side. Most of the posters will be made their public debut here. Japanese creative talented designers flamboyishly appear opposite each other in this visualization in Paris. All posters are for sale to provide the fund-raising. Funds received in this donation box will be provided reconstruction assistance for Tohoku Region Pacific Coast Earthquake. Portfolio viewing will begin on Nuit Blanche, France’ s most important day for talented young artists.
In this time at 3331 ARTS CHIYODA, the exhibition will be combination with exhibited ahead of another at Centre Pompidou in Paris in September. Graphic art works from Holland, Norway and the others will be exhibited at 3331 Arts Chiyoda as only contents in Japan. Furthermore, 15 posters by Tokyo Graphic Designers will be showed for Tohoku Region Pacific Coast Earthquake as a charity campaign. The brilliant film works will be made a presentation by Japan Media Arts Festival Domestic Tour and the others from around the world at the same time.
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Text: memi mizukami