Paris, Tokyo: André Saraiva
In this episode, the world-renowned graffiti artist André Saraiva tells us about the strong links between his artwork and the city of Tokyo. Born in 1971 in Sweden and moved to Paris in 1981, André started painting his iconic alter ego “Mr. A” in 1994 and making many collaborations. Ten years later, he opened the legendary Parisian club Le Baron. Thereafter, he also produced a number of brand-new venues around the world, while pursuing his artistic journey.
Takuto Ohta Creates Strange, Moving Sculptures
The Japanese architect presents his 'rubbish things', wooden objects that are capable of moving unassisted.
The Taboo-Breaking Erotica of Toshio Saeki
The master of the 1970s Japanese avant-garde reimagined his most iconic artworks for a limited box set with silkscreen artist Fumie Taniyama.
Tenmei Kanoh Strips Down Sexual and Moral Order
In 'FUCK', published in 1970, the photographer sent an explicit message to society and its moral laws in a necessary act of provocation.
Off the Japanese Coast, a Surf Shelter Inspired by a Swell
Architect Yuji Tanabe designed the mock-up for a shelter where surfers could study the ocean before heading back out into the water.
The Sensuality Between a Woman and an Octopus: a Modern Take
The series 'Hysteric Ten' by photographer Sawatari Hajime revisits one of the most sulphurous relationships in Japanese art.