Mikhail Karikis “Work Quartet” Film Screening + Performance

3 March 2014
We are pleased to have the event of Mikhail Karikis, on 10th April 2014 in Tokyo.
Mikhail Karikis’s first screening in Japan of “Work Quartet” including Sounds from Beneath which got a great responce at Aichi Triennale 2013 and latest work Children of Unquiet. Also The Highflyer will be performed.
Promotion Film: https://vimeo.com/86114535

Date: Thr. 10 April, 2014 19:30–21:30( 19:00 doors open)
Venue: space&cafe Polepole Za Higashi Nakano 4-4-1 Nakano-ku, Tokyo  http://za.polepoletimes.jp/
Addmission: 2,000 JPY (Reserved 1,800 JPY)
Reservation: Please email include your name, number of tickets, and telephone number to info.mikhail.jp@gmail.com
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LLOVE icon design workshop with Nikki from Thonik

13 October 2010
I am now organizing the design workshop by Nikki from Thonik for LLOVE.
Thonik is the graphic designer of LLOVE will give a design workshop on 16th  October.
Please bring something concerning about LOVE for you.
Then you can make the LLOVE icons with Nikki.
As you can see in the wall paper, there are some icons like famous people, rabbit, watermelon.
You can make new LLOVE icons based on Thonik design, maybe better than them!?
The icons you design are going to show on the website or somewhere in the building of LLOVE.
Please join us!

Date: October 16 13:00-18:00
Venue: Daikanyama i Studio. Ebisu-nishi 1-36-10, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (the site of LLOVE)

How to join the workshop:
Send email to info@llove.jp with your name, profession, email. telephone number.
Even you will not join the workshop, you can drop by there.
If you want to come to see, please send email to info@llove.jp in advance.

NOTE: Please bring your own computer with Adobe Illustorator.

If you have any questions, please contact to info@llove.jp

JDS Lectures and Exhibition in Japan

9 March 2010
JDS/Julien De Smedt architects lectures and book launches in Tokyo and Kyoto, exhibition in Kyoto.
I am working on this project as a coordinator/PR  in Japan.

Conversation@INAX GINZA, Tokyo
14:30 — 16:00 Wednesday, March 31, 2010
admission ¥500 (includes entry to JDS Lecture event at 18:30)
Please register your attendance here

ARCHITECTURAL DYNAMICS – A Conversation with Julien de Smedt
Julien de Smedt, Founder, JDS Architects)
Julian Worrall
(Assistant Professor, Director of LLLABO, Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University)
Bruno Peeters
(Architect-Professor, Sint-Lucas School of Architecture, Belgium)
Norio Watanabe
(Ishiyama Laboratory, Architecture Department, Waseda University and Principal of METAVORTEX)

Lecture@INAX GINZA, Tokyo
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
18:00 — Doors open
18:30 — Lecture
20:00 — 21:00 Agenda Book launch reception
admission ¥500

Symposium@Sfera, Kyoto
Friday, April 2, 2010
17:30 — Doors open
18:00 — Lecture Symposium “Case of Dezain 10: Julien De Smedt x Eizo Okada”
19:30 — Agenda Book launch reception
admission ¥500

JDS/Julien De Smedt Architects
Exhibition@Sfera, Kyoto
April 2-May 9, 2010
17 Benzaiten-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0086
Gallery Hours 11:00 — 20:00, closed Wednesday
admission free

Agendibition is an exhibition of architecture through the expansion of a book, turning a narrative into a space. Presented as a spatial experience, the book is laid out so that the entire contents can be seen all at once on the gallery walls. The pages are supplemented by physical models and images on display in the center of the gallery space. Agenda started as an architecture book, occupying the territory between a monograph, a diary, and a collection of essays, interviews, and conversations. It documents the work and thinking of JDS Architects over a specific year marked by crisis, beginning on September 15th, 2008, the day that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.
Bringing together diverse forms of content, Agenda is a product of vigilant observation, introspection, and engagement with outside thinkers and collaborators — artists, curators, politicians, authors, economists, journalists, developers, educators, and architects. The final result, on display at Sfera, is the book as it has never been seen before.

In 2008, I wrote an article about JDS on the magazine called Architecture Note.

Here is their book, Agenda which was published by actar at the end of 2009.

BRAIN April 2010 issue

7 March 2010
BRAIN magazine, April 2010 which thonik designed for the cover is at stores now.
I worked for that as a coordinator.