Interviews

Nature giving birth to nature

James Jack 2009-12-14

A major new exhibition by the installation artist opens in Kamakura.

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TABuzz #11 with Shai Ohayon

TABuzz 2009-12-12

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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TABuzz #10 with DadaD

TABuzz 2009-11-07

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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TABuzz #9 with Antonin Gaultier (Digiki) and Stanley Lieber

TABuzz 2009-11-06

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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People’s Faces Light Up

James Jack 2009-10-28

An interview with ON Megumi Akiyoshi.

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A Touch of Zen

William Andrews 2009-10-08

A new gallery opens in Shibuya, specializing in Chinese contemporary photography.

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TABuzz #8 with Roger McDonald

TABuzz 2009-09-30

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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Seven Vaults of the Sky

James Jack 2009-09-28

TAB talks to Iranian artist Sara Dolatabadi about her work, politics and artistic honesty.

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TABuzz #7 with Akihito Inui

TABuzz 2009-09-04

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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TABuzz #6 with Chie Sumiyoshi

TABuzz 2009-08-24

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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TABuzz #5 with Oliver Watson

TABuzz 2009-08-14

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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Zines and Wasabi

Randy Swank 2009-08-12

Two American zinesters talk about cracking into the Japanese zine world.

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The Space Between Two Images

Cameron McKean 2009-08-05

Jonathan Chandler, owner of Bonehouse Books, talks to TABlog about humanism in comics, geki-ga and making mundane manga.

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Going Nowhere in Nagoya

Randy Swank 2009-07-29

In the second of our interviews with zinesters in Japan, we talk to a Nagoya-based comic artist.

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The Story of a Walk Told with a Needle

James Jack 2009-07-28

An interview with Sayaka Akiyama.

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Shy Revolutionaries

Randy Swank 2009-07-22

With Japan’s first art book fair Zine’s Mate held recently in Tokyo, zines are very much in the public eye at the moment. TABlog presents a short introduction to the Japanese scene and interviews some of the main players, both Japanese and foreigners.

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Mythical Paper

William Andrews 2009-07-16

Two young artists from two very different countries both use paper to explore mythology and identity.

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Meta-Vandalism

Cameron McKean 2009-07-15

Transgressing the rules and rituals of graffiti, Takahiro Yamaguchi is using technology to bring the blurry line between vandalism and art into focus.

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TABuzz #4 with Yosuke Kurita

TABuzz 2009-06-16

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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TABuzz #3 with Satoru Aoyama

TABuzz 2009-06-05

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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Monuments Reborn in Curious Spaces Part 2

Darryl Jingwen Wee 2009-06-05

In the second part of our interview artist Tatzu Nishi speaks to TABlog about his work in Europe.

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Monuments Reborn in Curious Spaces

Darryl Jingwen Wee 2009-06-03

TABlog spoke to Tatzu Nishi about his new work, currently showing at ARATANIURANO Gallery, in the first part of our interview with the artist.

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Video Tape for Fun

Yelena Gluzman 2009-05-25

TAB Video talked to artist Shantell Martin just before she left Japan and recorded one of her projects.

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TABuzz #2 with Teppei Kaneuji

TABuzz 2009-05-20

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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No Place Like Home

William Andrews 2009-05-18

An international collaboration between an English gardener and a Japanese architect yields fresh and fun opportunities.

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TABuzz #1 with Haruka Ito

TABuzz 2009-05-13

Our Guest Blogger gives their recommendations on what’s hot in our new regular column.

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Art in the Age of Reckless Bookmaking

Cameron McKean 2009-04-17

An interview with Zine’s Mate organizers Hiroshi Eguchi and Oliver Watson on the rise of independently published artists’ books, contemporary zine culture, and neo-expressionism.

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A New French-Japanese Project is Set in Motion

Japan Brand 2009-03-31

A special edition of our collaborations with Japan Brand: a report from the field with M. Bouroullec. International designers the Bouroullec brothers have utilized traditional Japanese crafts to create their new products.

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Fukushima’s Knit Cultivates the Russian Market: JKB Project Committee

Japan Brand 2009-03-30

The final installment of our popular series of collaborations with Japan Brand.

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Strange Beauty from Merged Traditions: Goto Urushi Kobo

Japan Brand 2009-03-28

Fifteenth installment of a series of articles on crafts people and designers in various areas of Japan, in collaboration with Japan Brand.

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