Yusuke AOYAGI (1944-2001) was a famous Japanese manga artist whose work was adapted and widely broadcasted on televison as in the movies. His works are presented by his son and successor, Ryodo YOSHITOMO. Lire la lettre de la Cité internationale de la bande dessinée
Drawings & Sumi-e
|Bunyo Ide exalts nature of vigorous manner: explosion of fresh colors and bold compositions. This Japanese artist, recipient of numerous awards in his country, rocks us in our conventions and brings forth freshness and energy.|
Do not miss the opening night: Live performance of Pascaline Denimal (dancer) with music by Victor Korsakov (accordion)
Yoshie ARAKI's fish move gracefully in their liquid element. They evoke an ease which we will willingly call Edenic. A delicate light illuminates these fish, fast as lightning, that come to rest in silence as the stationary guardians of solitary immensities. See the video.
Lika HAGI, Japanese painter was born in 1957 in Tokyo. Based in France since 1985, her major theme is "The journey to the origin": a vision of life and time, between the eternal and the ephemeral, without beginning or end.
Son and grand-son of Bizen potters emeritus who were declared during their lifetime 'National Treasures of Japan', Kazu Fujiwara gives us a production of raw terracotta reflecting perfectly the naturalist ideal of Japanese aesthetics.
With a bit of provocation, Eriko Takano offers "Nothing" : a complete world in miniature, with its tiny population and idyllic way of life. One way to tell us that within the void of our lives, if one looks closely, there is still some amount of good things to be found, uplifting for the heart and likely to make life more beautiful.