Akinori Oishi is a self-confessed ‘drawaholic’ who immerses himself in a landscaped playground where hierarchies have disappeared. Oishi is best known for his typographic language that seem s to have no beginning or end.
He studied fine arts at Kyoto City University of Art followed by multi-media at IAMAS (International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences / Japan). After winning the award of MILIA (International Multi-media Fair in France) 2001, he worked at the French creative design studio TEAMCHMAN (2001 – 2003). Today, he’s an independent artist, teaching at Tama Art University in Tokyo, and a guest lecturer at ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne / University of Art and Design Lausanne) in Switzerland.
Venue: Hannah Maclure Centre
Date: 12th November 2010 – 28th January 2011
Time: Mon-Fri 9pm – 5pm
13th-14th November, 10pm – 5pm (festival weekend opening)