Arts Bridge Cities

Arts Bridge Cities

SPON have recently formed a strategic partnership with a Nagoya based charity association – Arts Bridge Cities. We opened a dialogue with the director Soichiro Kimura hoping to gain a little bit of insight into this industrial and pragmatic city in Japan and what the association does there.   Axel Wang (AW): I’m sure you’ve been […]

Hana II

Hana II

I was this close of stepping foot in the exhibition, “Dries Van Noten – Inspiration” at Musée des Arts décoratifs. The venue had shut by the time I arrived and I had to depart the next day, still quite a bit of a regret to this day, not a massive one but a regret nonetheless. […]

Ryoichi Kurokawa

Ryoichi Kurokawa

I didn’t know too much about the city and I still don’t, other than the two football clubs and The Beatles, there’s a port too apparently. When Jackson Pollock was showing in Tate Liverpool last year, I was so eager to get up there solely for this exhibition alone, which eventually, I failed. Now, an …

Subject Matter Art: Black and White Photography

Subject Matter Art: Black and White Photography

In regards to the collaborative photographic exhibition with Subject Matter Art showcased in tokyobike, I thought we could share a few other equally stunning black-and-white photographies done by various artists including Alfie Goodrich who shot the above photograph, titled Reflections on a Train Journey, which of course, they were all about Japan, check them out […]

Hana

Hana

I’m sure many would find the culture of Japan fascinating, enchanting, exotic, sophisticated and etc., this sentence may never end. When I was growing up I was surrounded by things from this small yet influential island, the anime/cartoon, the manga/comics, the games, the fashion, and once again it’s a long list. Even the genre of […]

Metamorphose: Behind the Scenes

Metamorphose: Behind the Scenes

I’ve always liked the shop though none of us here at SPON cycles, it’s very technical on the other hand, very geeky, and it gives a tiny little bit of a glimpse to the world of Japan. What is it not to like. I took some photos before the exhibition installation in the shop began, […]