PAST EXHIBITION: PikaPika at Home – Japanese Accents for London Living

PAST EXHIBITION: PikaPika at Home – Japanese Accents for London Living

Various

[5th – 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/
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).