A TWO PIPE PROBLEM LETTERPRESS SOLO EXHIBITION by STEPHEN KENNY “MILE OF SMILES”
A TWO PIPE PROBLEM LETTERPRESS SOLO EXHIBITION by STEPHEN KENNY
“MILE OF SMILES”
2017.11.10 Fri – 20 Mon
10:00 – 21:00
DMO ARTS is pleased to present “A TWO PIPE PROBLEM LETTERPRESS” solo exhibition by Stephen Kenny “Mile of Smiles”.
“A TWO PIPE PROBLEM LETTERPRESS” is the letter press studio is run by Stephen Kenny in East London. His high artistic print works pressed by vintage wood types and letter press machines during 1800th – 1900th are very popular and so many fans not only in England but also in Japan. Kenny mixes very rare and historical wood types to create “words”. Layouts and selection of words are all done by Kenny and they are so awesome and artistic with warm and laid back vibes because of letter press that nobody can make it. This year, Kenny named this exhibition “MILE OF SMILES” and tours in Osaka, Fukuoka and Tokyo.
November 19th Sunday 2 times a day (1) 13:00- (2) 16:00-
Stephen Kenny teaches to make your own note book using ADANA’s 1970th letter press machine. ¥2,000 + tax
November 20th Monday 18:00pm –
Stephen Kenny will be in the gallery.
Biography of Stephen Kenny:
His inspiration comes from old cartoons, novels, poems and music. His works are available at Victoria & Albert Museum, Design Museum, KK Gallery, Liberty and others in London.
Collaboration works with HAIKU / ISETAN SHINJUKU x Liberty Fabric x ATTP (Tokyo), UNIQLO, TRUCK FURNITURE, FULL COUNT, BOLT LONDON etc in 2015. Main visual of TYPE FROM LONDON in 2014
Solo exhibition in Japan at Paul Smith Space Gallery (Tokyo) and DMOARTS (Osaka) in 2013.
MILES OF SMILES is organized by HEMING’S Inc.
Official partners are FULL COUNT, HIGHTIDE, DMOARTS, TAGSTÅ、MONKEY CAFÉ
Curation by Makoto Ikeda