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PEOPLEText: Aya Shomura

Kazeno Oto, Chisato Shinya

What are you addicted now?

Till the other day, I was deep into local folk songs such as “Dodompa: a rumba-like Japanese musical genre popular in the 1960s,” because I worked to design for CD jacket of Unplugged punk folk band called “Shida Myojin” (Fern Great God) by Michiro Endo, Toshiaki Ishizuka and Hisato Yamamoto. Now I’m working with a Sapporo-based band “Wedim Media,” so I am addicted how to draw the world of their lyrics. And then, to make “toys for cats” I keep.

Blue Planet for Akino Arai, Chisato Shinya

Please let us know some motif or something you want to draw in the future.

In fact I wanted to exhibit my works like more Christmas and like picture matching card game, but I could not put it into practice. It was indigestion for me, so now planning a fun game as people will want to display.

“Monroe’s Shoes”, Chisato Shinya, CREATIVE HOKKAIDO Exhibition in Sapporo 2015
, Cross Hotel Sapporo, 1,500 x 1,500 mm, 2012, Acrylic and Swarovski on Canvas

Finally, what is an important thing for you, an illustrator and artist?

It’s to draw art works that viewers smile with having a look at. So I also draw with a smile always. But sometimes draw anxiety, sadness and anger of course. As an artist, it’s important to draw my heart as it is.

Machinaka ART X_edition vol.18th

“CREATIVE HOKKAIDO Exhibition in Sapporo 2015”

Date: December 12th, 2015 – February 18th, 2016

Place: Lobby and meet lounge on 2F, Cross Hotel Sapporo

Address: North 2 West 2, Chuo-ku, Sapporo

Artists: Shuun, Chisato Shinya, Leo Fujisawa, Takuya Yonezawa
Organized by Cross Hotel Sapporo
Curation: Clark Gallery+SHIFT

Supported by Gallery Monma, Hanaagura, Machinaka Art

Text: Aya Shomura
Photos: Erika Kusumi

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