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!


For A/W 2014 of KAMISHIMA CHINAMI / YELLOW, appearing a cat pass case as charm made of fur which is the best for such as daily commute and friend of school! It’s the gimmick that the case part comes out sliding vertically the cat with eyes sparkling bijou. Colors are 2 types as bronze and silver, and also be recommended as a gift. Each 9,800 yen (excluding tax).


Hold a release party at the MUSEUM STORE to celebrate “Long scene, before sunset” by unii who depicts her unique view of the world with the ensemble of electronic music and soft singing voice, and “bionic concepts” by slate who acts as a talented truck maker based in Sapporo. Celebrating a poemcore idol owtn. as the guest, check it out their collaboration not only live of each of the three artists. Date: October 25th, doors:19:00/performs:19:30-22:00, admission free.


The theme of ayumi.mitsukane A/W 2014 is “OPTICAL Ⅱ.” Freely manipulating the materials such as wool, cotton, cupra and acrylic, she embodies the brand concept of “evolve into a three-dimensional clothes from every angle of the plane clothes.” For this season, it’s conspicuous such as tops cutting of collar to show décolleté beautiful, short length jackets with zip up while simple, and soft coats with volume. You can get them at MUSEUM STORE the only in Hokkaido.


New work “KUMACOIN” appeared as this fall limited, from 24K. Kuma in Japanese means “bear.” Using the deer leather for surface and pig for inner, however it’s “bear” 🙂 So cute coin case in a surprising combination. In 2 colors as white bear and black bear, the color variations inside is rich when open the chuck made by antler. Inevitable to be dazzled! With a soft touch, glad it’s a size that fits in smaller hand gently. As soon as possible since a limited number. Each 4,500 yen (excluding tax).


Naohito Uchiyama‘s 3rd album “LuLu” of the past four years, whom leads the club scene in Sapporo. LuLu in Japanese means the word imagining of state that follows constantly and thin. That’s the title that he represented straightly his feelings as “at the same time feeling the deep world in Japan, providing the music remains in the mind of someone who heard, for the world.” With remix CD by (THA BLUE HERB) O.N.O, as initial privilege, all 12 songs, 2,500 yen (tax included).

Text: Aya Shomura

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