Kenji Kubo Photo exhibition Wrong or Right, It’s Alright.
2013. 5. 15 Wed. - 2013. 5. 28 Tue.
This photo exhibition is a rock documentary by Kenji Kubo, aka Kuboken, a photographer, writer, and club organizer with a tremendous following, who lived and photographed with the artists. Stone Roses, Primal Scream, Kurt Cobain.... From the heyday of New Wave and the dawn of Madchester to the present day, this is a valuable record of rock history that could only have been made by Kenji Kubo, who experienced the real scene from 1981 to 1985, when he was in the UK. A total of more than 50 rare photos will be exhibited at two venues: DMOARTS at JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan and digmeoutART&DINER in Amerikamura. All photos will be sold in limited quantities. Talk events and DJ parties by Kenji Kubo himself will also be held during the period. FM802 and FM COCOLO will also feature this exhibition. This is a must-see exhibition for the rock kids of today, as well as for the adults who once wore anoraks and were thrilled by the Manchester sound. Kenji Kubo Born in Osaka in 1964. Photographer, writer, and organizer. Moved to England in 1981 when he was 17 years old. He started his career as a rock photographer by submitting his work to "NME," one of the leading music newspapers in the UK. Since then, he has worked for British music magazines such as "NME" and "Melody Maker" as well as Japanese music magazines such as "Rockin' On," "Crossbeat," and "Music Magazine. In addition, he also works as a music journalist with his own pen. He is the author of "WRONG OR RIGHT, IT'S ALRIGHT -Kenji Kubo Works 1984-1997" (U.S. Music Books), "BLANKEY JET CITY SWEET DAYS" (photo book), "God of Rock" (essay book), "The Stone Roses" (co-author), "Dance, Drag, Rock & Roll" (co-author), "The Stone Roses. Drug Rock 'n' Roll" (co-authored). Since 1993, he has also been active as a club organizer. He has contributed to the development of the current club scene in Japan by inviting artists and DJs from Japan and abroad and presiding over "CLUB VENUS. Talk Event "BEHIND THE SCENE" & DJ Party May 18 (Sat) 21:00~ Americamura digmeout ART&DINER Featuring: Kenji Kubo + Yoshihiro Hoshina (Rock Critic) Artists scheduled to exhibit Bjork Blur The CureDinosaur Jr.Echo and the BunnymenElliot SmithThe HorrorsThe Jesus and Mary ChainThe LibertinesManic Street PreachersMy Bloddy ValentineNirvanaOasisPavementPrimal ScreamRadioheadJonathan RichmanSonic YouthThe Stone RosesThe SmithsJonny ThundersThe Verveand more...