Exhibition

PikaPika at Home: Japanese Accents for London Living

5 Apr 2017 – 29 Apr 2017

Event times

Exhibition dates: Wed 5th – Sat 29th April
Private View: Wed 5th April, 5:30-8pm
Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, weekends by appointment
Special Saturday opening: Sat 29th April, 11am-5pm

Cost of entry

Free Entry

Sway Gallery

London
England, United Kingdom

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Contemporary art and interior objects Inspired by Japan, Created in London.

About

Joining a season of Japanese art and design events, PikaPika at Home: Japanese Accents for London Living, opens at Sway Gallery London, 5-29th April 2017.

Curated by Charlene Lam of Creative Clerkenwell, the selling exhibition will showcase contemporary art and interior objects that are inspired by Japan and created in London.

Featured artists include designer-makers of Japanese heritage like ceramicist and RCA graduate Ikuko Iwamoto and creatives inspired by Japanese culture, including French visual artist Damien Borowik.

Visitors are invited to add a touch of Japan to their own homes, with Japanese-inspired artwork and interior objects from UK designers available for sale or commission during the exhibition. The Sway Gallery shop also stocks products specially sourced from Japan.

Creative Clerkenwell

http://www.creativeclerkenwell.com/

OPENING HOURS

Exhibition dates: Wed 5th – Sat 29th April

Private View: Wed 5th April, 5:30-8pm

Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, weekends by appointment

Special Saturday opening: Sat 29th April, 11am-5pm

FEATURED DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS

Ikuko Iwamoto (ceramics)
www.ikukoi.co.uk | Twitter @ikukoik | Instagram @ikukoikik | Facebook

Damien Borowik (visual artist and digital craftsman)
www.drawingmachine.com | Twitter @dborowik | Instagram @damienborowik

Natsko Seki (illustration)
www.natsko.com | Instagram @natsko_seki

Romor Designs in collaboration with Isabella Lepri (lighting)
www.romordesigns.com (Shibori and kimono fabric lampshades) | Instagram @romordesigns | Facebook

www.isabellalepri.com (ceramics) | Twitter @i_l_ceramics | Instagram @isabella_lepri | Facebook

with furniture courtesy of ELEMENTARY
www.elementarystore.co.uk

Talia LeHavi (Japanese brush painting)

www.talialehavi.com
https://www.instagram.com/talia.lehavi/
https://www.facebook.com/TaliaLeHavi/

ABOUT PIKAPIKA

PikaPika is Japanese onomatopoeia for shiny or bright. Now in its third edition, PikaPika is a selling exhibition curated by Charlene Lam of Creative Clerkenwell that showcases the bright talents of contemporary UK-based Japanese designers and artists. PikaPika: Spotlight on Japanese Designers debuted to very positive response in July 2016 to at the Gallery at Craft Central in Clerkenwell, London.

PikaPika at Home: Japanese Accents for London Living joins a season of Japanese cultural and art events in London, including The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 at the Barbican Centre Art Gallery (23 March – 25 June), Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan at William Morris Gallery (through 14 May), and the British Museum’s upcoming Hokusai beyond the Great Wave (25 May – 13 August).

Press queries: Please contact charlene [at] creativeclerkenwell.com / +44 (0)7935 900 386

Curators

Charlene Lam

Exhibiting artists

Ikuko Iwamoto

Romor Designs

Damien Borowik

Isabella Lepri

Natsko Seki

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