LBB High Five: Japan

Nexus Studios director, animator and designer Fantasista ‘Uta’ Utamaro spotlights 5 creative projects from Japan for Little Black Book’s ‘High Five’ roundup.

From Yusuke Shigeta’s ‘Folding screen of painted Landscapes’ to Ryoji Yamada’s ‘Trepanation’ music video, Uta’s selections exemplify the rich and diverse work being made in the region right now.

Uta explains, “There are so many creatives pushing the boundaries of art, blending old and new, and using our history to innovate. My own personal work has always been about bringing Japanese culture to the global field too, and I think that the projects I selected do this well.”

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Check out Fantasista Utamaro’s reel here