Nick West - Artist in Tokyo

Nick West

I'm an artist in Tokyo, Japan

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About me

I am an artist and writer from the UK.

My Creations

  1. A storm in a teacup

    9 September 2015

    This was the result of a discussion with a designer about English and Japanese cultural stereotypes.

  2. Subway

    10 September 2015

    This is a painting I made that combines the Tokyo Metro map with the folds in origami paper. Not for use on trains.

  3. Nightfall

    14 March 2017

    Paint on canvas, 80cm x 80cm (2017)

  4. A-Z²

    27 August 2017

    ‘A-Z²’ is the main installation at ONCA in Brighton, UK. ‘A-Z²’ is created by recycling the physical elements of a previous artwork. In the present arrangement, the materials have been reassembled into 26 books, each approximating a different letter of the alphabet. Every page has been cut, folded, glued and... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. Work in progress

    2 September

    I’m showing a new work as part of a group show in Yokohama in a few weeks time. Here are the details of the exhibition and a close up of what I’m working on -https://canvasevents.doorkeeper.jp/events/79175 Come along if you are nearby.

  6. Matchbook

    22 September

    This artwork is on show at the Launch Pad Gallery in Yokohama until 1st October. The exhibition 'Reading Between the Lines' features artists' books from artists based in Tokyo and in the UK.