Japanese travelling exhibition, Tako Labo will be coming to our shores come 28 July till 10 September at local boutique design agency Kinetic’s pop-up space known as K+. The exhibition will showcase the artworks of Japanese visual artist Takora Kimiyoshi Futori. What to expect? Colourful, pop pattern graphics, experimental designs and vibrant colours.
The artist (whose debut solo exhibition in Southeast Asia will be held in our city) will be presenting seven different bold patterns, brought to life through a range of textiles and paper goods which have all been silk screened by hand. There will also be a capsule collection comprising of Tako Labo’s dresses designed by Japanese artist Akiko Hamada, a first to happen in Singapore. Other items to look out for include fabric items and accessories.
Visitors will also be able to participate in a craft workshop on 29 July, Saturday (1pm – 2pm) hosted by Takora Kimiyoshi Futori himself. Participants will learn how to make a chic fabric corsage using off the artist’s hand-dyed fabric. The session is priced at $85 and limited to only 10 participants. So if you’re down for an afternoon of arts and crafts, registration here.
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