【実施概要】JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Eindhoven -English
JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Eindhoven
During one of the largest design events in Netherlands, Dutch Design Week, "JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Eindhoven 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 EVOLUON and The Student Hotel.
In 1966, Frederick Phillips entrusted construction of EVOLUON to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Philips, donated to Eindhoven city in 1966. In 1970, there were more than 500,000 visitors through exhibitions on interactive and scientific technology. Currently it is reborn as a stylish contemporary conference center and has an event site that accommodates 1,500 people.
The Student Hotel
The Student Hotel is located in the center of the city. Students visit here from all over the world aiming to have today's newest design/art education. There are educational facilities such as design studio, art classes and meeting space. Moreover exhibition, fashion show, work presentation etc will be held during the Dutch Design Week. It is also knowns the symbolic presence of the town as the tallest building in Eindhoven city.
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.