Roamcouch’s new mural “Take My Heart” in Gifu, Japan

Japanese street artist Ryo Ogawa better known as Roamcouch spent 7 days working on a brand new mural on the streets of Gifu, Japan. Entitled “Take My Heart”, this piece measuring 5.5 meters (18 feet) high by 27 meters (88 feet) wide was created using stencils and the entire mural was completely hand made. Take

Yusk Imai & Dante Horoiwa “Phantom Pain”

Melbourne’s Backwoods Gallery welcomes the return of YUSK IMAI and DANTE HOROIWA, combining their artistic talent to create a dual show, “Phantom Pain”. As they illustrate in their statement, the show is the result of studio discussions exploring a “hidden sensation”, an abstract and constant, but unidentified source of pain. The show attempts to process

“Four seasons” by Roamcouch in Gifu, Japan

Japanese street artist Roamcouch is back with a brand new mural depicting beautiful Japanese women wearing kimono with seasonal flora including cherry blossoms, hydrangeas, maple leaves, and peonies. Entitled “Four seasons”, it’s painted as part of his project “Emotional Bridge”. Roamcouch started this project in 2014 and has voluntarily painted 11 murals as of March

“Ora Ora” – Shohei Otomo at Backwoods, Melbourne

Son of the legendary Katsuhiro Otomo – Japanese author, illustrator and creator of cult classic Anime AKIRA – Shohei Otomo is cut from the same cloth as his father. With intense concentration, he produces ballpoint drawings of semi-imagined figures and situations, blending the old guard sensibilities and pop-culture of Japan with his own dystopian take

“Sync” by WHOLE9 in Tokyo for The Mural City Project

Formed in 2007, Osaka based artist unit WHOLE9 consists of two highly skilled painters.. HITCH in charge of ‘representational painting’ focuses on painting realistic images of people animals and nature, while SIMO concentrates on ‘abstract painting’ binding the two styles together creating a cohesive piece of work. W9 is heavily influenced by street art and

Take a look inside the BnA Art Hotel Koenji in Tokyo

The BnA Art Hotel is situated in the Koenji district of Tokyo, and within the cultural and creative area. the project caters for young spirits and reflects the contemporary lifestyle of the city. The team behind BnA, Yu ‘Taz’ Tazawa, Yuto Maeda, Kiego Fukugaki, and Kenji Daikoku, all live and work in Koenji, a creative district which

“Tangaliscious” by Fin DAC in Tokyo, Japan

Our friend Fin DAC has been in Tokyo the last few days working on, in his own words on “something completely different”. He left aside his “Urban Asian Girls” and spray paint for 4 days, opting to paint using standard acrylic paint and brushes a 50ft high “Kokeshi Doll” inspired piece instead. “Tangaliscious” is the

Roamcouch is back with a new mural in Japan

Japanese street artist Roamcouch is back with a brand new mural depicting a dreamy gondola ride featuring his trademark stars and whimsical children. Located on the side of the Irikata flood prevention warehouse in Higashimusubu, Anpachi-cho,Anpachi-gun, Gifu, Japan, and measuring 6m x 5m the viewer is transported to the canals of Venice while being engulfed