We are happy to announce his exhibition Story Within by Novemto Komo, as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura. This will be shown as a part of Itoshima International Art Festival 2016, Itoshima Arts Farm.
Novemto Komo is a self-taught artist/ illustrator from Indonesia. Trained as a software engineering and multimedia designer.
He awarded a runner-up at Secret Art Prize London in 2014.
The artworks were his way to understand the confusions in life the world that hopefully can bring smile to people face and heart.
Here are some words from the artist himself.
The exhibition is the collection of artworks created during residency in Studio Kura, Itoshima-shi, Japan. It is a tell and tale about the area. Things/story that I found, saw, heard and told.
Novemto Komo “Story Within”
Date: October 22 (Saturday) & 23 (Sunday), 29 (Saturday) & 30 (Sunday) 11:00 to 17:00
Entrance fee: 1000 yen to purchase a passport (900 yen in advance, free entrance for kids aged under 7)
* We will hold an opening tour on Saturday the 22nd, starting at 11:00.
* The exhibition by other seven current residence artists and other domestic & international artists will be held during the art festival period in Nijo area.