• Exhibition


Sep 13, Wed 08:00-20:00
Sep 14, Thu 08:00-20:00
Sep 15, Fri 08:00-20:00
Sep 16, Sat 10:00-16:00
Sep 17, Sun 10:00-16:00
Annantalon piha/ Annantalo courtyard, Annankatu 30
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

DESIGN ASSOCIATION npo organizes “ABLE & PARTNERS JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in Helsinki” during September 13th (Wed) and 17th (Sun), 2017 at Annantalo Arts Centre, located in the center of Helsinki. We will show the movie of JAPAN DESIGN WEEK, held in cities of Japan and exhibit glowing picture art gallery, created by Japanese artist, Akihiro Nishino.


Akihiro Nishino Glowing Picture Book Exhibition


 To accomplish the goal of issuing one million copies of the picture book “Poupelle of Chimney Town”, the author Akihiro Nishino promotes in various cities in the world including Helsinki, Finland. He displays the picture book at the venue and presents with 41 glowing picture art gallery with LED embedded. Visitors can experience his unique and artistic point view.

Akihiro NISHINO – Artist

Born in Japan in 1980. Performs live activities and TV appearances as a comedian. Also performs scenarios and directing the stage and film, and writing activities. In 2009, he made his debut as a picture book author with a picture book “Dr. Ink’s Starry Sky Kinema”, written with a single 0.03 mm monochrome pen. After that, “Zip & Candy” “The Music Box Planet” was published. The latest work “POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN” is produced with 33 illustrators participated in the division of labor system. Currently in Japan more than 300,000 copies. The next work “We are in love at the clock tower” is also under production.

Akihiro Nishino


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