NOW ON VIEW
Hiroko Masuko "bonsai extension"
6 - 29 June 2013
ICN gallery proudly presents "bonsai extension" by artist Hiroko Masuko from 6 – 29 June 2013.
She has been chasing her depiction of drawing a unique interpretation of the world in the motif of "bonsai" minutely with pens. Bonsais that appear in her works grew as time went by and turned traditional sometimes or at other times showed "evolution" like animals. This is her first solo exhibition in the UK, which will include her new works expanding from her past ones.
ABOUT AOI TEA
Japan's largest tea producer, Shizuoka Prefecture. AOI TEA is made of only the tea leaves in Honyama region which is the birthplace of tea cultivation in Shizuoka that has 800 years of history. The tea leaves cultivated in Honyama region are supervised by Yoshio Moriuchi who is a "chasi(tea master)" from a single family farm that has grown tea for the imperial family from the Kamakura Period and the leaves are carefully selected by him. The tea grown in Honyama region benefits from the nutrition of the mountain, [more...]
ABOUT ICN space
The aim of ICN (International Creative Network) is the distribution of creativity. UK and overseas artists working mainly in the contemporary art fields can use the ICN space for photography, installation, moving image and other exhibitions. In addition, it can also be used as a meeting space, [more...]
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