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Parsons DT Alumni Exhibit in Tokyo Gallery

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Eight out of sixteen of  Design and Technology faculty Ken Tanabe’s Motion Graphics 3 students (Fall 2012) have been selected by The 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT gallery in Tokyo for the exhibit, “Name The Tree.” This is being presented within the larger exhibition, “Color-Hunting,” directed by Dai Fujiwara,  former Creative Director of top Japanese fashion design label Issey Miyake. The exhibition opens on 6/21/13 and runs until 10/6/13.

The 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT building is in Roppongi, Tokyo and was designed by famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando, and the Gallery Directors are three of Japan’s most famous designers: Issey Miyake, Taku Satoh, and Naoto Fukasawa, with Associate Director Noriko Kawakami.

The artists selected from Parsons alumni are:

  • Samantha Cooper
  • Lindsey Flood
  • Francisco Flores
  • Owen Herterich
  • Ceyda Onal
  • Adam Sabh
  • Annie Seo
  • Chih-Han (Sylvia) Yang

Other contributions came from universities and organizations around the world, including:

  • Aalto University (School of Arts, Design and Architecture) (Finland)
  • Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • University of Technology, Sydney (Australia)
  • Shih-Chien University (Taiwan)
  • HAL College of Technology & Design (Tokyo)
  • Royal College of Art (UK)

 You can find out more about the exhibition here.

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