|JAPANESE EMERGING ARTISTS|
|May 29 - June 12, 2016|
|Thursday, June 2, 6:00-9:00pm|
|Meet the Artists @ Opening Reception|
|Artist Talk and Intro @ 7:30pm|
|YOUBOB, Y9, YUSUKE KAWAMURA, ROKI, ANA FIRA, NKE & LENA MUTOH|
Dacia gallery is pleased to present Host Culture, a group exhibition of emerging Japanese artists. The show examines the Universe of the Japanese Host Clubs displaying the phenomena of culture that rapidly developed in Japan. Bringing about tens of millions in sales in Japan during the so-called recession of January. This underground movement from Osaka to Tokyo is intensifying in popularity amongst the Japanese and making waves through underground circles worldwide.
YOUBOB: Is an artist currently residing in Osaka, Japan that pursues expression while handling various mediums. Youbob concentrates on fresco work and production and doing live painting for audiences and numerous solo exhibitions. “While I have various styles including "mugen" of the style featured on the theme of infinity to call a colorful "X" (X) and group for a new art form while repeating the concept of destruction. I also design the artwork for CD jackets of local musicians and develop designs in collaboration with WHATZIS BRAND, TEE design of DUBFACTORY and COCOLO BLAND. I participated in Amerikamura, a street lighting art project in 2013 where I contributed with my artwork including numerous exhibitions and projects throughout Japan.
Y9: “I tend to widen the scope of my artwork to create a unique sensitivity and provide a design in apparel brands.I am a young and spirited artist who plunges with sensitivity into a pop framework and completes stylish pop art work.” Y9 resides in Osaka.
YUSUKE KAWAMURA: Focuses on graphic design and works in collage as well. The work is based on juxtapositions colors, themes and shapes that translate into a collective body of work with powerful yet alluding images of people and objects.
ROKI: This Japanese artist is a painter with a delicate touch, attracting the eye with a unique view of the world with a beautiful sense of color in chaos and violence.
ANA FIRA: The temperature that begins to melt is said to be [42 degrees Celsius] without the human brain being able to tolerate heat. We are 示 females in it with the brain icon which we raise clothes structure putting up the brain of the person to contact to limit value 42 degrees Celsius" and are central, and crossed 4 and 2. The days when I am warped without a thing being worth by the faithful daily life that I seem to have a decided puzzle on and get out of the life. The Japanese apparel brand which suggests the clothes which are valid in excitement and emptiness full of art.
NKE: Letting emotions take control, this artist, uses found objects to create and build works of art that resonate to todays contemporary genre of mixed elements into works of art.
LENA MUTOH: Is an active Japanese painter that is drawn to delicate images that stimulate the senses to her viewers from a personal point of view. Making the viewer gaze deeper and deeper into her artwork.