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DIESEL DENIM GALLERY ART EXHIBITION "Glazed Paradise"
by Mark Jenkins & Miho Kinomura
2008.5.24 (SAT)-2008.8.15(FRI) @ DIESEL DENIM GALLERY AOYAMA
The installation is an exercise that invites the audience to actively investigate and in some ways participate in a frozen
Artist : Mark Jenkins & Miho Kinomura
Curator : STUDIO D.O.G.INC
Mark Jenkins Bio
Mark Jenkins is an American installation artist who uses packing tape to create sculptures that he installs in urban and natural environments as well as indoor environments including cafeterias, high school lockers, toilets, and art galleries. His work has shown in major international cities including NYC, LA, London, Sao Paulo and Bethlehem. This is his first visit to Japan. www.xmarkjenkisx.com
Miho Kinomura Bio
Miho Kinomura is a Creative Director and Film Director, who currently divides her time between creative studio in Los Angeles and Tokyo.
She began her career working as a fashion designer in Japan, before moving to New York where she set up her production company STUDIO D.O.G INC Alongside producing and directing numerous fashion related advertisements for clients including Shiseido, Parco and Swarovski, Beams
She will direct the making film of Mark Jenkins as a collaboration with Mark for this gallery.
Established at New York in 1990, as a production company which is a profession of fashion industry.
Miho Kinomura is the representative of the STUDIO D.O.G. INC (www.studiodoginc.com), located in Los Angeles, which collaborates with outstanding creators across the board. In her activities, she has expanded her portfolio by using global networking in fashion brand advertising, commercial film, music video, designing catalogs and website.
Miho used Vincent Gallo for the advertisement of Parco, Japanese department store. This was the first time for Vincent who came out in Japanese commercial film and Miho created the fad of Vincent Gallo in Japan.
In a Parco gallery, it was in the news that Miho created the collaboration among a worldwide photographer, Ellen Von Unwerth's exhibition and commercial film. In the BEAMS 30th anniversary advertisement “Tokyo Style Clash Hot or Not ”, (http://www.showstudio.com/projects/tokyostyleclash/) Miho, representative of STUDIO D.O.G.INC,and Kensui Arao,
a creative partner, collaborated with creative group “SHOW STUDIO” (www.showstudio.com) led by UK charismatic photographer, Nick Knight, and they were awarded the bronze medal in the “Clio Award” Innovative Media Apparel Fashion category. www.studiodoginc.com
About DIESEL DENIM GALLERY
Only existing in Tokyo and New York, DIESEL DENIM GALLERY is a store where denims are displayed as art works, providing creative shopping experiences. It also supports young artists actively, by holding art exhibitions in the store.
In this unique creative space, you can also enjoy DIESEL DENIM GALLERY Collection, which are the most prestigious items of Diesel. Since 2001, these rare items are released only in limited numbers every season, and they are placed as “wearable art”.
Moreover, at DIESEL DENIM GALLERY AOYAMA, there will be the store installations and art exhibitions featuring different artists each time on the 1st and 2nd floor. On the 1st floor, the interior will have a complete new look twice a year by an art installation. On the 2nd floor, which is known as gallery floor, there will be art exhibitions four times a year, and will be selling limited T-shirts that’s designed by the artist and his/her actual artwork.
Enjoy its unique innovation and originality that are evident around this new Diesel’s art space.
Artist: Mark Jenkins Miho Kinomura
Date: 2008.5.24 (SAT)-2008.8.15(FRI)
Venue: DIESEL DENIM GALLERY AOYAMA 2F
Address: 6-3-3, Minami Aoyama, Minato-Ku, Tokyo
Hours: 1F STORE 11:00〜20:00
2F GALLERY 13:00〜20:00
Holidays: Non-regular holiday
Host: DIESEL JAPAN
Curator: STUDIO D.O.G.INC
English / 日本語
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