Wednesday, November 4, 2009

nookanooka gallery event

text by michael traverzo

in celebration of the artist designed mini nookanooka toys, nooka will be hosting a one-day gallery showing of 16 nookanookas that have been designed by renowned toy artists and designers from around the world. the gallery will be open to the public only on november 11th at the redbull space in new york city from 12pm to 7pm.

the 16 artist will include: Matthew Waldman, Mad Toy Design, iLoveDust, “Plus” Design Studio, Michael Vadino of Bureau, Dustin Canalin, Blank, Eding: Post, Mikiko Minewaki, Ogawa Atsuo, Takahashi Hiroco, James Liu of Veggiesomething, Taku Anekawa, T9G, Shin Tanaka, and Zarigani Works.

in addition to the customized nookanookas, original artwork will be featured by Shin Tanaka. zub zot inspired art, entitled “Night and Light”, as well as the popular paper vinyl, T-Boy, re-designed with custom nooka artwork will be displayed in commemoration of the mini nookanooka release.

*artists subject to change

the mini nookanookas are available online here!

also, don't forget to vote for nooka at pulchra. the voting process may seem a bit tedious, but it is actually really simple. simply drag nooka to the number 1 spot, if that's your choice of course and choose the other 9 objects until you have completed your list. In order for your vote to be valid, you will need to complete the details form. remember you can only vote ONCE PER DAY, so make sure to log on the next day and do it all over again. link is here!

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