The second issue of Too Much magazine has been released and focuses on “the experiences of rebuilding, about constructing ideal cities, building shelter, about relocating to the countryside (or jungle, or desert), about living in new way.” Each copy comes with “London 1991-1992,” a 40 page supplement of photographs by Takashi Homma.
Scrap Design collective has released a series of artist-designed T shirts, one of which includes a design with the photography of Luca Gabino. The shirts have been designed by a wide array of artists, designers, photographers, illustrators and graphic designers and are available here
July 29th brings together modern Butoh dancer, choreographer and musician hamaYôko and renowned guitarist and electronic musician KK Null. While KK Null spends time with his “progressive hardcore trio,” the Albini-produced Zeni Geva and hamaYôko (a musique concrète-influenced electro-pop project) AKA Higashi Yoko lives in France, they will come together for a special performance this Friday.
Too Much Magazine presents Romantic Geography, a series of lectures held over two two days. Featuring a talk between architect Jun Aoki and fashion critic Take Hirakawa on the topics of architecture in Japan after the disaster of March 11th and on functionality and decoration. (In Japanese only). There will also be a workshop with photographer Taro Hirano, and a talk on Ai Weiwei by gallery owner Misa Shin (English/Japanese).
Mammoth School and Magazine has announced the line up for its 2011 Music and Camp Festival for kids at Lake Saiko. Live outdoor performances this year include Eric (of NHK TV Program Eigo de Asobou), Ooame (Yuichi Ohata + Miu Sakamoto), Kazuyuki Sekiguchi & Kimiko Wakiyama, ICHI & Rachel Dadd and Kyo Sakurai. Workshop projects this year include outdoor cooking, original T shirt making and more in collaboration with Martin Guitar, Lego, Converse, Polly Walks, Swissies, Vixen Telescopes to list a few. For more information (in Japanese) head over to this Mammoth site.