JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Helsinki 2017 -English
During one of the largest design events in Scandinavian countries, Helsinki Design Week, "JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Helsinki 2017" will be held. We will show the movie of JAPAN DESIGN WEEK, held in cities of Japan and exhibit glowing picture art gallery, created by Japanese artist, Akihiro Nishino at Annantalo Arts Centre, located in the center of city of Helsinki.
Time: Weekday 8:00-20:00, Weekend 10:00-16:00
Press Day: Septemeber 13, 2017 14:00-16:00
Venue: Annantalo Arts Centre
Organizer: DESIGN ASSOCIATION npo
Sponsored by ABLE & PARTNERS INC.
Annantalo Arts Centre
Annantalo is an arts centre for children, young people and families in Helsinki. Annantalo is a venue for art education, exhibitions and performances, events and workshops. Annantalo is also a venue for seminars and training courses that promote children's culture.
Akihiro Nishino Glowing Picture Book Exhibition
-POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN-
To accomplish the goal of issuing one million copies of the picture book "Poupelle of Chimney Town", the author
Akihiro Nishino promotes in various cities in the world including Helsinki, Finland. He displays the picture book
at the venue and presents with 41 glowing picture art gallery with LED embedded. Visitors can experience his
unique and artistic point view.
Akihiro NISHINO - Artist
Born in Japan in 1980. Performs live activities and TV appearances as a comedian. Also performs scenarios and directing the stage and film, and writing activities. In 2009, he made his debut as a picture book author with a picture book "Dr. Ink's Starry Sky Kinema", written with a single 0.03 mm monochrome pen. After that, "Zip & Candy" "The Music Box Planet" was published. The latest work "POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN" is produced with 33 illustrators participated in the division of labor system. Currently in Japan more than 300,000 copies. The next work "We are in love at the clock tower" is also under production.
JAPAN DESIGN WEEK -MOVIE-
We will show the movie of JAPAN DESIGN WEEK, held throughout Japan as a regional revitalization project. The movie introduces contents of the events, held in Hirosaki city in Aomori Prefecture, Asuka district in Nara Prefecture, Fujisawa city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Ureshino city in Saga Prefecture in 2016 and 2017.