For Okinawa-based live painter and calligraphy artist Naoyuki Soyamax, the fundamental value of his art lies in its ability to express the energy and essence of the people he meets. We met with the artist on the streets of Naha to talk about his practice.
Minoru Uehara's work explores his desire to capture the oft-overlooked beauty in the familiar of everyday life. We caught up with the photographer at our artspace to talk about his recent exhibition and popular portrayals of Okinawa in commercial photography.
Ryuichi Ishikawa is a photographer from Okinawa, Japan. In this conversation, Ishikawa talks about his recent curatorial debut at the Okinawa Prefectural Art Museum and describes how approaches to art production in Okinawa have progressed since the reversion of Okinawa to Japanese rule.
The iconic figures of British artist Duggie Fields live in seas of color and abstract settings to articulate the artist's messages about the media and our associations with visual culture.
Australian artist Sally Harrison depicts the natural world with vivid strokes and dots, but there hasn’t always been such colour in her life. The widely exhibited artist uses art to heal historical pain by reconnecting with her Aborigine roots.