Nick West - Artist in Tokyo

Nick West

I'm an artist in Tokyo

Available for contracts

I speak English

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My activity

About me

I am an artist and researcher 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. Donald McDonald

    18 August 2016

    Donald Trump even manages to feature in a sticker bomb posted in Shibuya. Here's that photo and a few more - http://www.gensojapan.org/shibuya-sticker-bombs/

  4. 100 Years of Dada

    3 September 2016

    Published last week on Tokyo Art Beat, here's a recap of some of the Dada celebrations that took place in Tokyo this summer. Edited by Emma Ota and Jennifer Pastore. http://www.gensojapan.org/100-years-of-dada/

  5. In Rainbows

    4 October 2016

    A row of prisms inserted in a roof cast indoor spectrums in Olafur Eliasson’s ‘Sunspace for Shibukawa’: http://www.gensojapan.org/in-rainbows/

  6. An interview with Yuka Otani

    16 November 2016

    An interview with Yuka Otani, an artist whose work "Anicca" is formed of figurines of Buddha cast from candy that dissolve over time: http://www.gensojapan.org/anicca/

  7. Suburbia at Night

    17 December 2016

    An introduction to Tomoyuki Sakaguchi's photo book 'Home' which uses long-exposure photography to illuminate the suburbs: http://www.gensojapan.org/suburbia-at-night/

  8. Nightfall

    14 March 21:40

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