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Atsushi Adachi – Kioku No Yume

Posted in National Art Center by tokyobling on March 6, 2014

I saw this mixed media artwork at the National Art Center’s art university graduation ceremony a couple of weeks ago. The artist, Atsushi Adachi of Zokei University (足立篤史), has created a miniature diorama dream world, complete with train tracks, tunnels, light houses, zeppelins and hangars for airplanes. I love these kind of miniature worlds, like the art of Ichiyo Haga (here and here), the Housing Estate N by Area N, the Papercraft castle, even the diorama hat by O.Moro Design! Another great artist this reminds me of is Takanori Aiba’s miniature cities. Yes, I have a very soft spot for dioramas and miniatures!

If you want to see more of Mr. Adachi’s work you have plenty of chances this spring and summer as he is pretty much exhibiting all through the year. The closest one is at the Tabloid Gallery in Tokyo’s Hinode, March 20th to March 23rd, and then at the Ouchi Gallery in New York’s Brooklyn, first in the end of April early May and then again in June.

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  1. atsushi adachi said, on March 10, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Thank you for introducing my work!

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  2. meginoue2014 said, on March 17, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Wow, this is amazing! Must be like exploring an unknown universe just looking at the pieces. Definetely going to see the exhibition.

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    • tokyobling said, on March 26, 2014 at 12:45 am

      I like to imagine what it would be like if someone built it for real. Imagine living next door to a zeppelin hangar! Lovely paper cut outs by the way! (^-^)

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