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MAZES BY BAPTISTE TAVERNIER / IN THE MOOD FOR ART

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  Statement Baptiste Tavernier is a French artist who has lived more than a decade in Japan, where he studied extensively traditional Japanese arts & crafts and martial arts. His artworks all share the common theme of mazes & labyrinths. The labyrinth has served throughout centuries as a symbol marking the centre of the world and a [...]

MASAKI SHIMIZU / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA, translation by PIPI   8:13am SB: I wake up in the apartment we rent in Ginza… My alarm was set at 8:00am but I guess I didn’t hear it. I open my eyes and I see Jolin preparing herself in the living room. I turn my head and I see Guillaume still asleep enjoying the last minutes of a recovery sleep. Stephane is in the o[...]

ART CURATOR JAPAN / TRENDS

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Art Curator Japan introduces in this Revver issue a Japanese artist who has worked in recent years about “Tokyo” as an inspirational theme. Fuh-mi is a calligrapher seeking ways to present traditional calligraphy in its utmost contemporary expression. She has been challenging new directions like “street calligraphy” or “vertical alphabet calligrap[...]

LOOKBOOK MUSES

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MUSES   In the Greek mythology, the Muses are celebrated and adored for being the personification of immaculate Beauty... As the Muses were born from the union of Zeus and Mnemosyne, they were regarded as superior from many aspects: performing Arts, inspiring artists... The Muses are literally associated to a surreal conception of Beauty and Ar[...]

BLOW UP / FASHION STORY

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BLOW UP Photography: Stephane FERRERO Assistant photography: Chiaco TAMURA Model: Adriana Tai (New Face Model Management) Model: Kinga Liu (New Face Model Management) Makeup artist: Kev Kevin Hair stylist: Vic Hsu Stylist: Sanza BULAYA Location: DADA Studio Special thanks to Jose & Paul The Photographer’s word When I thought about the theme "M[...]

SOPHIE HONG / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA   « Make the right garment for the right people, wear the right clothes at the right moment. » – Sophie HONG «為適合的人做適合的衣服,在適當的場合穿適當的衣服» – Sophie HONG   Ever since 1977, Sophie’s graduation from Shih Chien University, department of fashion design, she never stop creating. In order to be responsible for her work, “[...]

JOHN YUYI / TALK

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Interview by SANZA BULAYA     Why your name is John Yuyi? 為什麼以John Yuyi自稱? Hahaha! I always get this question! “Why do you have a male name as your artist name?” It’s very simple, actually my Chinese nickname given by friends is very close to “John” in Chinese-Mandarin in terms of pronunciation and “Yuyi” is my real last name so I de[...]

ZERO / IN THE MOOD FOR ART

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Zero by Wu Tsan-Cheng   Between 9 July 2016 and 6 August 2016, for the first time in almost three years, Wu Tsan-Cheng staged his solo exhibition Zero at VT Artsalon in Taipei. Wu has made himself seen as a “sound artist” through his Taiwan SoundMap Project, which keeps showing us Taiwan’s everyday soundscapes. Nonetheless, this solo exh[...]

Charwei Tsai / IN THE MOOD FOR ART

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Manifesting the Buddhist concept of Emptiness   Charwei Tsai Born in Taipei, 1980, Charwei Tsai currently lives and works in Taipei and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in Industrial Design and Art & Architectural History (2002), and the postgraduate research program La Seine at L’École Nation[...]