The Waste Man
29 Mar - 28 Apr 2018
AishoNanzuka is pleased to announce a solo exhibition with London-based British artist, James Jarvis. This exhibition is Jarvis's first solo presentation at the gallery.
James Jarvis was born in London in 1970, and studied at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1995. Jarvis is an artist and visual philosopher, whose work encompasses cartoons, objects, comics, graphic design, printmaking and moving image.
Jarvis’ work is well known through many collaborative project with Coca-Cola, MTV, Nike, Sony or UNIQLO. Jarvis is also recognized as character designer through his iconic character toy, Martin, for the cult fashion brand Silas.
Over 20 years Jarvis’s practice has important context which concerns drawing, philosophy, alternate realities, minimalism and skateboarding. Especially as skateboarder himself, his work is widely representing street culture which is now globally recognized one of the most important culture movement in 21st century.
The show will include group of his daily drawings with the wall hung style frame as well as large scale air brush canvas paintings.
An opening reception with the artist will be held on March 29nd (Thr) .
Aishonanzuka 將會舉行來自英國倫敦的藝術家James Jarvis首次個人展覽。
Jarvis曾與多個品牌合作，包括Coca-Cola, MTV, Nike, Sony 及 UNIQLO，當中創作了不少廣為人知的作品。他亦是角色設計師，而他為時裝品牌Silas設計的玩具角色Martin正是經典之作。Jarvis 過去二十年的創作主體均圍繞繪畫，哲學，另類實景，簡約主義及滑板。他對滑板運動尤其熱愛，其作品亦展示了被視為二十一世紀最重要文化運動之一的街頭文化。