MUSIC / ART
He’s a DJ, a turntablist, as well as a sound creator in Japan. In 2002, he became the first ever DMC World Champion to come from Asia. His first solo album, “Enter” was released worldwide on Ninja Tune (UK) in 2007, and went to #1 on the Oricon indie charts and iTunes dance charts. In 2012, he released his second album, “Contrast” was featured at major festival events including Fuji Rock Festival and Basecamp.
HITOTZUKI (KAMI / SASU)
KAMI and SASU, famous muralists in Japan started working together in 1999. A unique world intersecting dynamic curve lines of KAMI, and strong symmetric motifs of SASU, has brought new perspective to aesthetics derived from the streets, and has left new landscapes. They consider daily life style as art, and perform mural activities in Tokyo as well as globally.
SHIZENTOMOTEL (NEIM / KUMI)
Shizentomotel is an artistic duo formed in 1979 in the Shonan area. Drawing on influences from as far back as grade school, they now initiate a new world perspective on what they’ve seen and learned over the years.