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Day 5 in Tokyo highlights

On my last day I visited the paper showroom for TAKEO papers in Jinbocho in Tokyo. The space had a huge range of their papers available to sample as well as a collection of hand bound and hand made books […]

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Day 4 in Tokyo highlights

On my fourth day I visited 21_21 design gallery in Hinokicho Park, Minato-ku in Tokyo.  I was really happy to collect so much graphic printed matter from the gallery to add to a growing collection of Japanese print work for my […]

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Day 3 in Tokyo highlights

On my third day in Tokyo I had a full day for visitied book stores.  A special visit was to Utrect  – an independent art book shop with zines and small exhibition space. They also curate zine and self publishing fairs. […]

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Day 2 in tokyo highlights

On my second day I met with Tokyo born and based artist Minami. She is an illustrator trained in CSM in London. She makes zines and books as a large part of her practice and I bought several of these […]

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Day 1 in tokyo highlights

I spent the first day meeting Tokyo based artist Zudana who talked about places to visit and gave me help and advice on getting around with the Tokyo Suica travel card! We met in Shibuya and visited a cafe and […]

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Research and support

To gain an understanding of what to seek out in Tokyo I met with Daikon zine on the 1st September. “daikon* zine is a platform for the writing and art of South-East and East Asian non-binary people and women in […]

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