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Hiroko is a painter, printmaker, and installation artist.  She has been a member of Make Space Studios in London 

and is a member of the Japan Artists Association and the International Association of Art.

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Creative Video Campaign shot 

for the new Vertu’s Aster Yosegi Wood 

filmed by the Kalory Agency @Hiroko Imada’s studio

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HIROKO IMADA

Creating a work of art


Vertu commissioned Japanese artist, Hiroko Imada, to develop the campaign visual concept for Aster Yosegi Wood. Born in Tokyo, Hiroko studied at the Tokyo Zokei University and later at the Slade School of Fine Art (University College London). She has a unique talent in blending traditional Japanese artistic methods with modern technology to create something completely unique. These skills along with her experience in Japanese woodblock Printmaking, and Paper installation using her own Japanese handmade paper, make her the perfect artist to collaborate with as we launch the Aster Yosegi Wood.

Vertu invited Hiroko to develop the campaign visual concept for Aster Yosegi Wood because we wanted to work with a Japanese artist to create a piece of work inspired by the Yosegi wood pattern, which is based on bamboo weaves and fishnets. We chose to collaborate with Hiroko as her wood block printing techniques originated in the Edo Period, the same era as that which the Yosegi craftsmen started working. The resulting piece depicts a beautiful, traditional bamboo grove and was produced using a printing method called 'lithography on plywood', which was invented in Japan.



Photos from the solo exhibition ‘Finlandia Rhapsody’ at the Children’s Art Centre Pessi, Vantaa Finland

 10 September - 10 October 2015


LATEST NEWS


'A Breath of Summer Ⅵ’ is featured 

in the Spotlight on London for Frieze Week Collection on Saatchi Art Online!


Solo Exhibition - Finlandia Rahapsody is on Yle TV News on 23 September 2015!


An Exhibition Article on Yle TV Online on 23 September 2015


Sat 2 April 2016:  Japanese Woodblock Printmaking Demonstration 

at Chester Beatty Library, Dublin


Sun 3 April 2016: Japanese Gift Wrapping Workshop at Chester Beatty Library, Dublin


To find out the details of exhibitions, workshops and events, 

please go to News or http://www.facebook.com/hirokoimada.uk


             

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