IDEA magazine382
2018/7
Fragments of Graphism: An Alternative History of Graphic Design in Japan


Fragments of Graphism:

An Alternative History of Graphic Design in Japan
Direction: Committee of the Fragments of Graphism Exhibition × Idea
Design: LABORATORIES(Kensaku Kato, Seigo Kitaoka, Hiroyuki Kishida)
Cooperation: CREATION GALLERY G8
Photo: Kenta Hasegawa, Ryuta Nasu

Room A – 13 Interpretations of Graphic Design in Japan thus far

Takasuke Onishi / Indigenousness and Primitive Graphics

Daijiro Ohara / Song Lines

Kensaku Kato / Graphic Design as Criticism

Jun Kawana / The Manners and Imitation in Book Design

Atsuki Kikuchi / Design, even when no one asks

Yui Takada / Pure Marginal Graphics

Yoshihisa Tanaka / Intermedia and Graphic Design

Ryoji Tanaka / Digital and Graphic Design in the 90s

Koh Chihara / The Individual, Culture, Society and Graphic Design

Rikako Nagashima / The Good and Evil of Design

Takeo Nakano / Calculation or Depiction… Post-war Japanese Diagrams and the Present

So Hashizume / Raising Questions

Akinobu Maeda / Design of the New Frontier

Profile of Contributors

 

Room B – The Entire Archive of IDEA

Gottingham

 

Room C – A Library for a Highly-anticipated Graphic Design

Hirofumi Abe / Tomoyuki Arima / Shohei Iida / Yoshiaki Irobe / Yuri Uenishi / Rina Okazawa / Ken Okamoto / Chikako Oguma / Shunsuke Onaka / Fumikazu Ohara / Toru Kase / Yuzo Kariya / Tadao Kawamura / Toshimasa Kimura / Hiroyasu Kimura / Akihiro Kumagaya / Tetsuya Goto / Satoshi Kondo / Shun Sasaki / Asami Sato / Yusuke Shono / Keita Shimbo and Misako Shimbo (smbetsmb) / Tézzo Suzuki / Yuri Suyama / Saki Soda / Yohei Sometani / Mariko Takagi / Chie Tanaka / Yuichiro Tanaka / Mina Tabei / Hibiki Chikada / Yasuo Totsuka / Toshinobu Nagata / Kentaro Nakamura / Nicole Schmid / Yuma Harada / Ayumi Higuchi / Hiromi Fujita / Jujiro Maki / Haruka Misawa / Isao Mitobe / Masashi Murakami / Takahiro Yasuda / Kazuhiro Yamada / Hideyuki Yamano / Kohji Robert Yamamoto / Natsuko Yoneyama

Editor’s Note
Text by Kiyonori Muroga

Events

Critical (graphic) Design School
Text by Kensaku Kato

Mobile Talk #05 Tokyo
Text by Sulki & Min

“Approaches to What?”

[Essay]

Thinking Alternative History of Graphic Design by Referring Graphic Design Magazine History
Text by So Hashizume

Another Design History We Can Find in the Graphics Used for the Olympic in the Past
Text by Takashi Kato

Counter-statement
Text by Toshiaki Koga

Graphic Design in Japan in the Age of Globalization

[Essay]

The Good and The Weird
Text by Ian Lynam

Fragments: A Design Research
Text by Alexandre Dimos

Workshop: Re-covering IDEA
Text by Daijiro Ohara

An Exhibition Attempt to Update “Japanese Graphic Design”
Text by Tetsuya Goto

English Translation

 

Atlases: Visualizing the Ecological Conception of the World

Part 5: Calculated Humanities World – Diagram and Cartogram in Early Period
Text by Akio Ota

Where is My Island: Life and Works of Shizuko Yoshikawa

Text and Photo by Toshinobu Nagata

Report: Graphic West 7: YELLOW PAGES
Text by Kiyonori Muroga

Report: Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989–2017
Text by Shin Akiyama

Information

Book


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