Around the World “What the Dama!?”

  • Fri, Sep 12 - Tue, Sep 30 2014
    Closed on weekends
  • 10:00 – 19:00
  • Opening Reception
    Wed, Sep 12, 18:30-21:00
    Free Entrance
  • Free entrance

Kendama is the delinquent adopted child of Japanese toys that has recently taken the world by storm, finding a home with street culture.

2014 marks the year that kendama is coming back to Japan in a big way and it’s time for artists to put their stamp on it. We invite artists to express their artwork on the KendamaUSA™ blank kendamas to show the world ”What the Dama!?” this KENDAMA movement is all about.

The exhibition will feature over 70 artists bringing their personal style to the humble Kendama. All pieces will be made available for sale during the exhibition.

Opening reception party will be held on September 12th (Fri.) at the gallery, in collaboration with Catch & Flow Pre Event Party.

See http://www.catch-flow.com/ for Catch & Flow competition details.

Osaka Exhibition

Osaka, 6 – 15 November 2014

The exhibition will make its first tour stop in Osaka at the digmeout ART & DINER in November. The exhibition will be welcomed by DMO ARTS who helped curate some of the best artists in Kansai such as Yugo Fujita, Tim, CAB, Rie Kanetsuku, Ayako Matsuzaka and WOODFIELD.

digmeout ART & DINER (Osaka・Shinsaibashi)
http://digmeoutcafe.com

Participating Artists

  • 696WORKS
  • Adrian Hogan
  • Angela Wang (A3)
  • CAB
  • Camino Iris
  • CASPER
  • CHiNPAN
  • cocococo
  • COOK ONE (dissizit edc nr ktc)
  • D.H. Rosen
  • Dama The Hutt
  • DLP
  • Erick Sauer
  • FATZ
  • GLD
  • hiranken
  • JACK PAINTON
  • Jake Wiens
  • JAY SHOGO
  • Jensen Barnes
  • Jessica File
  • Jinshi Itomi
  • Jun Kawamura
  • KABEKUI
  • Kevin Espeche
  • KIO
  • knt-KENDAMAHOLDER
  • Kruise Sapstein
  • Luis Mendo
  • MAD BARBARIANS
  • Madison Morabito
  • mame
  • Marina Nakagawa
  • METEOR GRAPHICS
  • mikaboo/minowact
  • Mike Wrobel
  • Mitzi Akaha
  • MIZYURO
  • Mr SourMash Pilkinton
  • Nik Stergios
  • PEPELONCHEEBA
  • pokke104
  • Royal Rummel
  • RPMkendama
  • SALOTEZUMO
  • saorikunihiro
  • Sayer Danforth
  • SeRT (TOUCHU)
  • Thatugi
  • Tim
  • TOMOYUKI GUNJI
  • Valentin Triponez
  • VERYONE
  • WAIFone
  • WOODFIELD
  • yakabe daisaku
  • Yassutaka
  • yoshi47
  • ZENONE (NBS / Naniwa Bombmin Squad)
  • おじさん
  • クボ ユウスケ (ante meridiem)
  • ツボイヒロム
  • テッポー・デジャイン。
  • ほそいまさこ
  • 荻原妃織
  • 乾慎一郎
  • 桂田陽平
  • 今井淳裕 千總
  • 小笠原徹
  • 松坂彩子
  • 鐘築梨恵
  • 上田バロン
  • 藤田侑吾
  • 白龍HAKU-RYU
  • 有松工房
  • 林 絵子
  • 鈴木(TOUCHU)
  • and more…

See all the artworks here.

Supported by

The exhibition collaborates with and is supported by: