Wednesday, May 20, 2009
first, a huge shout-out to todd owyoung, the handsome and multi-talented designer/photographer/blogger/networker based in st. louis! he is always hooking nooka up with cool new music acts just by wearing his nooka watch all the time. check out his web site here.
thanks to todd's intro, i got to hang out a bit with the sexy justin tranter of the NYC based glam-rock band, semi-precious weapons and his friend jimmy knehans, über handsome model/actor. justin is someone to watch, upcoming reality show, his own line of jewelry at barneys, and album produced by tony visconti!!! TONY VISCONTI yo! to quote one of his songs, [justin] has been magnetic since he was a baby. learn more about justin and all of his projects here. and here is a direct link to buy the album on itunes. really energized my day so i wanted to share.
the zircs shown in these fotos are available here. join nooka and love nooka on facebook and nookaNOW on twitter.
last month i posted some process photos for a piece i did for a group show in tokyo that opens at stitch in daikanyama on the 29th of this month [may].the show is titled SUBCARISM TOKYO and runs through june 14th. the opening i on the 29th from 6-9pm. subcarism = subculture (サブカルチャーsabucaruchah in japanese) + -ism
the goal of the show is to show the global influence of japanese subculture as seen through the international expressions of the urban vinyl scene and features an impressive line-up of talent. i am truly flattered to be included in such a line-up! the show will feature customized versions of each artist/company's signature vinyl and mine will of course be the nookanooka! the foto here is the 3 pieces i customized for the exhibition.
more info on the show here but it is in japanese only.
ART DENKA http://www.artdenka.com
BEN MORI http://www.benmori.com
Brian Flynn http://super7store.com
Buff Monster http://www.buffmonster.com
Bwana Spoons http://grasshutcorp.com/blog
David Horvath http://www.uglydolls.com
Itokin Park http://www.itokin-park.com
Joe Ledbetter http://www.joeledbetter.com
JUN WATANABE http://www.junwatanabe.jp/
Koji Harmon www.cometdebris.com
Le Merde http://www.lemerde.com
Martin Ontiveros http://www.martinhead.com
Matthew Waldman http://www.nooka.com
Takeshi Togo/hgs http://www.thiyea.com
The Wonderful! design works http://w-d-w.com
Tiger Jet Michiko http://blog.livedoor.jp/vinyl_junkies/
Tim Biskup http://www.timbiskup.com
UNIVERSAL POOYAN http://www.universalpooyan.jp
Yukinori Dehara http://www.dehara.com
nooka is available in many shops in japan including stitch in daikanyama as well as here. join nooka and love nooka on facebook and nookaNOW on twitter.