UNKNOWN ASIA 2018 CLOSING REPORT

紀陽銀行 presents UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2018

  • UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2018
  • UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2018
  • UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2018

From Osaka to Asia, from Asia to Osaka.
A new sense of art fair that the next generation creators gather was held.

FM802 & FM COCOLO art project as "digmeout" "ASIAN CREATIVE NETWORK (ACN)" is organized jointly, "Kiyo Bank presents UNKNOWN ASIA Art Exchange Osaka 2018" There September 14, 2018 (Friday) to September 16 (Sunday), was held wider scale at HARBIS HALL.

200 pairs of artists participating more than last time participated and Visitors over 6,000 people.

Since established in 2015 with the theme of “from Osaka to Asia, from Asia to Osaka”, this annual art fair has been receiving remarkable attentions and feedbacks from home and abroad beyond an art exhibition to show but brings a unique opportunity in gathering creators, judges, reviewers and public audiences from Asia at one place to discover chances in unknown Asia.

The winner of 2018 is decided!

Kiyo Bank presents UNKNOWNASIA Art Exchange Osaka 2018, winners of each prize are decided on Saturday, September 15! A list of winners is here

Exhibitor list for FY 2018

I was able to participate in more than 200 pairs of artists selected from among a number of entries in fiscal 2018. Thank you for your participation.

Hi everybody! I'm Junko Sasanuki, the committee member for media relationship and translation.

Let me thank you again for coming to Osaka overcoming the typhoon jebi. You can't imagine how your presence made us encouraged.

[JUDGES]

  • ERIC ZHU (SHENZHEN FRINGE ART CENTER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR)
  • Fang Yen Wen (Group.G , G.Gallery , Wonder Foto Day / Director , Founder)
  • FUNG Ho-Yin (Hong Kong Open Printshop / Artist and Executive Director of Hong Kong Open Printshop)
  • Hiro Sugiyama (Enlightenment / artist,artdirector)
  • Hiroaki Shono (visiontrack,ubies / Producer)
  • IGNATIUS HERMAWAN TANZIL (LeBoYe design & DiaLogue artspace / Creative Director)
  • JEON WOOCHI (ELOQUENCE / FOUNDER & EDITOR IN CHIEF)
  • Kanoknuch Sillapawisawakul (PRACTICAL Design Studio / CREATIVE DIRECTOR)
  • Kenji Tokumitsu (TAGBOAT Inc. / Managing Director)
  • Koji Kobayashi (LampLighters Label)
  • MAKOTO IKEDA (Freelance Curator)
  • Mitsuo Shindo (WhiteBriefs inc / Art Director,Film Director)
  • Pahparn Sirima Chaipreechawit (Freelancer , Curator , Photographer)
  • Season Lao (Artist)
  • Shuji Nagai (BEAMS / Creative director of BEAMS institute of creation (HALS))
  • Taichi Sugiura (CINRA Inc. / CEO,Founder)
  • Takao Tsutsumi (SEZON MUSEUM OF MODERN ART / president)
  • Takeshi Ishikawa (Skeleton Crew Studio Inc / director | UNKNOWNASIA Executive Committee)
  • Taketo Oguchi (Shift Production Ltd. / Founder Editor-in-chief of SHIFT Magazine)
  • Ryo Takahashi (DMOARTS,digmeout,UNKNOWN ASIA Executive Committee / director)
  • Roichi Matsuo (TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY LTD. / director)
  • YASUNORI TAMAKI (KADOKAWA CORPORATION / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)
  • Yoshihiro Taniguchi (FM802 / digmeout producer)
  • Zinoo Park (Zinoodesign Ltd. / Creative Director Professor)

[REVIEWER]

  • TOMOHARU AOYAMA(GALLERY TOMO / Director)
  • AYA Tomoka(The Third Gallery Aya / Director)
  • NAHOKO ANDO(CMS inc. / 「PHaT PHOTO」Chief Editor)
  • CHARLS F ANTOINE(Kyoto University,Ryukoku University,www.cfantoine.com / Part Time Lecturer: English,American History,Aesthetics)
  • MASARI LINO(gekilin. / gekilin. derector)
  • ATSUSHI IKEDA(G_GRAPHICS/ondo gallery / ceo/creative director)
  • ISHINABE HIROKO(One piece club / representative)
  • KENZO ISHIYAMA(Kenelephant / BOSS)
  • YASUHIRO ITAKURA(Osaka Design Promotion Plaza[ODP] / Incubation Manager)
  • MISATO IDE(vision track / artist agent)
  • KAZUHIRO IMAI(DELUXE INC. / ART DIRECTOR)
  • YUJI IWAI(IMA-ZINE inc. / Founder,Editor)
  • RYOHEI IWATA(LAD GALLERY / Director)
  • TASUKU IWANO(AKIND Inc. / CEO)
  • kAZUMI UESHIMA(SUGAR.inc / Manager)
  • UNOVIVIDEEP(10net corp. LIFE TEXTURE LABO / CEO・LIFETEXTURIST)
  • KENSUKE URUSHIZAKI(Hankyu Design Systems Co.Ltd. / Creative director)
  • YUKA EGAWA(gobugobu inc. / planning producer)
  • MITSUHIRO OKADA(Black Cats Cube Inc. / CEO)
  • KAHO OKUNO(HAKUHODO Inc. / Strategic Planner,Interactive Planner)
  • TAMAE KAJI(STF co.ltd / Fashion producer)
  • MASASHI KATSUMA(Kotsu Times Sha Co. Ltd. / CAZICAZI Director)
  • SHIGENORI KADOWAKI(KANSAI COLLECTION Co.Ltd. / Planner)
  • WATARU KANEKO(Small Design Collection Instit / representative director)
  • TSUTOMU KANAYA(CEMENT PRODUCE DESIGN LTD. / CEO,Creative Director)
  • TAKAHISA KAMIYA(SUPER PLANNING CO.LTD. / CEO)
  • KANA KAWANISHI(KANA KAWANISHI GALLERY/ART OFF / Gallery Director Curator Edito)
  • JUNJI KAWABATA(DOCOMO CS Kansai Inc / project general manager art co)
  • RYOTA KANASAKI(ART MANAGEMENT.inc / Director)
  • YOSHIAKI KISHIDA(visiontrack / artist agent)
  • KAZUKI KITAHARA(UMMM / Designer Director)
  • KOSUKE KINOSHITA(Loftwork Inc. / MTRL KYOTO,FabCafe kyoto Manager)
  • HIROYUKI KIMURA(3331 Arts Chiyoda / International Communications M)
  • YUKA KIMBA(Keihanshin Lmagazine campany / Planning Department Deputy Director)
  • KEITA KUSAKA(dentsu / copywriterphotographer)
  • YUKO KUNII(HANKYU HANSHIN DEPARTMENT STORE INC. / Buyer,Curator)
  • TAKAYUKI KUBOTA(H.P.FRANCE S.A. / buyer/shop manager)
  • HARMONISM KAZUTO KOJIMA(Loftwork Inc. , HARMONISM / Producer , Artist)
  • KAORI KOTANI(Salon Mosaic / Salon Mosaic owner)
  • SHU GOTO(NOTICE DESIGN COMPANY INC. / Creative Director)
  • TETSUYA GOTO(OOO Projects / Designer Lecturer at KINDAI un)
  • TAKASHI COBAYASHI(dep.inc / CEO)
  • KOBUKI TAKAFUMI(freelance / art journalist)
  • KOMATSU TOSHIAKI(ARTLOGUE. Ltd. / Manager CTO)
  • KO.SAKAKIBARA(Hakuhodo DY media partners Inc / GENERAL MANAGER)
  • KOJI SASAKI(AVALANCHE LTD. & THE COMPANY / Art Director)
  • JUNKO SASANUKI(ubies / vision track / DMOARTS / Coordinator / PR)
  • SAHARA KUMIKO(kansaionepiececlub 4music / free)
  • HIROYUKISHIMODA(LOVE FM International Broadcas / Content Division Cross Media B)
  • TAKESHI SHIRAKAWA(BEAMS co. ltd. / Business Planning Dept. MANAGE)
  • MASAKO SHINYA(ahcahcum / designer)
  • TAKEKI SUGIYAMA(Mt.ROKKO INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL , Mirage Gallery / Director)
  • SUZUKI YUKARI(Lights Gallery / managing director)
  • SO SACHI(UMMM / Designer)
  • YUTAKA SONE(Hakuhodo DY media partners Inc / PLANNER)
  • MASAHIRO TAINAKA(Tainaka_office / Director / Designer / Picnic C)
  • YUJI TAKATSU(Fourglobe Inc. / Art Director)
  • OSAMU TAKAYAMA(TTDESIGN Inc. / CEO)
  • AKIO TAKIMOTO(JAMWORKS / Art Yard / ART Lab / Art Director / Video Director)
  • SHINJIRO TAKEUCHI(TOMBO INC. / Representative Director)
  • TOSHIYA TAKESHITA(&CODE project / General Counsel)
  • TANI ATSUHITO(IMA-ZINE inc / director,buyer)
  • KATSUYUKI TANIUCHI(KEN HAMAZAKI RED MUSEUM / PRODUCER)
  • KENSHO TAMBARA(Amatorium Inc. / Founder)
  • TAKANORI TAYAMA(UBIES INC. / Director CFO)
  • AYAKO CHATANI(& CODE project / Director)
  • YUKIHIRO TSUJITA(Kyoto Seika University / Associate Professor)
  • TSUJINAKA TATSUYA(dentsu / creative director)
  • MASA TSURUTA(elente tokyo,milia ltd / ceo)
  • JUNYA TEZUKA(TOPPAN GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD. / Retail Solution,Planning Director)
  • JUNZO TERADA(Comes Graphic / illustrator)
  • MITSUNORI TAODA(design toge / graphic designer)
  • SATOSHI DONO(Creative Network Center OSAKA  / Director/Chief coordinator)
  • KOJI TOYODA(KUKAI & CO. / Artist Designer)
  • NAKAJIMA MUGI(nakajima mugi / artist)
  • DAISEKE NAGAMORI(UNICUM,World Wedding,raurauji GALLERY / producer)
  • YUICHI NAGATA(MSPC CO. LTD. / Designer)
  • Ryo.Niki(TOPPAN PRINTING CO.LTD. / Chief)
  • JUNYA NISHIDA(ubies / Ubies Gallery Store Manager)
  • TSUKIHIKO NISHITANI(STUDIO DIFFUSE MAKE+ / Photographer,STUDIO DIFFUSE MAKE+ Owner)
  • MASAKAZU NEGISHI(Japan Institute of Photography & Film / teacher of a picture)
  • DAI NOMOTO(KOBE 819 GALLERY / Representative Director)
  • HIROKAZU HASHIMOTO(Gallery solaris / director)
  • HIROSHI HADA(MeetsRegional / Deputy editor)
  • SHIGEKI HATTORI(graf / designer,creative director)
  • Akihiro Hama(KobeDesignCenter Inc. , storage books , sanseido gallery / Representative Director , Creative Director)
  • Yo HAYASHI(HANKYU HANSHIN DEPARTMENT STORES INC. / Buyer)
  • YASUHIRO HARA(ART space & BAR Atelier sangat / Artist)
  • HIGUCHI HIROYUKI(SUNABA Gallery / Owner)
  • TAKENORI FUJI(NONVERBAL Inc. / CEO)
  • SHIGEHIRO FUJIMURA(producer)
  • SINGO FUJIWAKI(FUJIWAKI DESIGN / Representative Director)
  • TAKAHARU FURUTANI(digmeoutART&DINER / TANK GALLE / master)
  • ARATA HIRANO(typoesie / HEYA / graphic designer / curator)
  • TAKESHI HOSHIKA(Deluxe.inc / Art Director)
  • BLUENOISE(BLUE NOISE Ltd. / representative)
  • TOMOHISA HORI(GOBUGOBU / CEO)
  • TOSHIKAZU MASAKI(THE SANKEI SHIMBUN / 文化部編集委員)
  • SHUHEI MATSUO(MeetsRegional / Deputy editor)
  • MEGUMI MATSUO(MATSUO MEGUMI +VOICE GALLERY p / Director)
  • MAYUMI MATSUBARA(IN CO .LTD / CEO)
  • NOBUYASU MATSUMARU(UBIES Co.Ltd. / Chief Technology Officer)
  • TAKAKI MATSUMURA(LLC INSECTS / founder)
  • SACHI MATSUMOTO(The Asahi Shimbun / Staff Writer / Life and Cultur)
  • DAISUKE MATOBA(Aquent / Agent)
  • YOSHIHIKO MAMIYA(infix inc. / president)
  • AKITAKA MITSUTOMI(vision track / Artist Agent)
  • MIMURA YASUHITO(LETTEr ARTS / LETTEr ARTS REPRESENTATIVE)
  • TOSHIHIDE MIYAGAWA(NOTICE DESIGN COMPANY INC. / Art director)
  • MASAHIKO MURAKAMI(Skeleton Crew Studio Inc. / CEO)
  • YUYA MURATSUBAKI(RAW DESIGN INC. / CEO Creative Director Design)
  • NORIO MOTOKURA(MOTON DESIGN / artdirector)
  • YOSHIYASU YATA(B-Bookstore / Designer)
  • SHIGENOBU YAMAOKA(TRUNK co. ltd / Art Director)
  • KOICHIRO YAMAGUCHI(Kotsu Times Sha Co. Ltd. / CAZICAZI COMEPASS Chief Director)
  • MASAYA YAMADA(Gallery Nomart / Officer)
  • KYOSUKE YAMAMOTO(UBIES Co.Ltd. / Executive officer)
  • YUEN YU HO(Independent / Curator)
  • NANAKO YOKOTA(vision track / artists agent)
  • DAICHI YOKOYAMA(ZEAMI Entertainment / CEO)
  • TAKAFUMI YOKOYAMA(Mainichi Broadcasting System I / Deputy Manager)
  • SEIJI YOSHIKAWA(TOOP design works inc. / CEO)
  • TATSUJI YOSHIDA(vision track inc. / Artist Agent)
  • TAKANORI YOSHIDA(BYTHREE inc. / representative director)
  • YOSHITAKE CHIEMI(ART HOUSE / owner)
  • LINDA RITOH(Libido inc.& Linda Graphica,Uran-Dou Gallery / CEO,Art Director)
  • TAIZO WADA(sesami / owner)
  • YOSHITAKA WATANABE(OTO GALLERY / Representative)