Drawings and Books by USHIO Kuni
The confrontation of his experiences in the German and Japanese Culture are one essential topic in the illustrations of Ushio.
In his series Till and Tarô a German Clown and a Japanese Samurai meet and confront each other with German and Japanese sayings and idioms, that often have a very similiar sense but mostly work different in their metaphors.
Kuni Ushio was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1980 and lived with his parents in Germany from 1982 to 1995.
At Musashino Art University, Tôkyô, he studied Communication Design. Since 2007 he studies at HGB Book art / Graphic Design (Illustration). Exhibitions in Japan, there he worked also as Graphic Designer.
Together with Hoshino Keiko he will design the print works of the festival.
SPINNWERK: 7. - 11. Oktober 2009
Vernissage: 7. Oktober 2009, 19.30 Uhr (FESTIVAL-ERFÖFFNUNG!) - mit Sushi-Buffet + grünem Tee!