Below, we continue our reports on the current activities of past GEISAI award recipients.
First, we catch up with Souichi Yamaguchi, winner of the Gold Prize at GEISAI#9. He was recently selected as one of 10 artists to participate in a new DKNY Campaign, #DKNYARTWORKS. He is the only artist from Japan among the group.
“FASHION HEADLINE”: http://www.fashion-headline.com/article/2013/06/25/2269.html
Here is the list of artists featured in the campaign:
HOW & NOSM、AMY GARTRELL、ROIDS、MAURIZIO GALIMBERTI CHRISTOPHE HAMAIDE-PIERSON、SASAN NASERNIA、CALVIN HO NOD YOUNG、JUNKHOUSE、YAMAGUCHI SOICHI
That’s quite a collection of outstanding painters, photographers, and graffiti artists.
Congratulations on joining their ranks with #DKNYARTWORKS !!!
Next is Yodogawa Technique, who was awarded the Silver Prize at GEISAI#5. His work was recently selected for the “Setouchi Triennale 2013”.
Artist’s Page: http://setouchi-artfest.jp/artist/152_yodogawa_technique/?alphabet=yes
His work was also featured on a commemorative post card for the event.
Yukari Art Website: http://goo.gl/MvLvEF
We are happy to see that Yodogawa Technique’s career continues to develop!!!
We’ve also heard from Siro-A, who received the Bronze Prize at GEISAI#7 and have been awarded many other prizes while also touring Europe. They have definitely succeeded as professional performers.
Siro-A website: http://www.siro-a.com/profile/profile_j/
Siro-A Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/SIRO-A/184255478374734
Lastly, we wanted to bring to your attention a new exhibition “Why not live for Art? Ⅱ 9 collectors reveal their treasures,” which is scheduled to be held from Saturday, July 13 through Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Art Gallery in Tokyo Opera City.
TOC website: http://www.operacity.jp/ag/exh154/
Among the many artists whose work is featured are a few GEISAI alumni, including:
・Yasuyuki Nishio, awarded the Gold Prize at GEISAI#1
・Marefumi Komura, awarded the Fujiwara Hiroshi Prize and Bronze Prize at GEISAI#10
・Tsubasa Kato, awarded the Sakata Kazumi Prize and Bronze Prize at GEISAI#12
“Why not live for Art? Ⅱ 9 collectors reveal their treasures” Official website [Reference] We look forward to hearing of your future success.