[Adidas Japan Co., Ltd.]
An art project on the theme of All Blacks by leading Japanese creators such as Noritake Kinashi

Adidas Japan K.K. An art project with the theme of all blacks by leading Japanese creators such as Noritake Kinashi “Starting the #CreatorsUnite unexpectedly enlivens the world” …………………………………………………………………………………………… Adidas Japan Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Paul Hardy Sty) and the New Zealand Rugby Association are the art project “#CreatorsUnite” Zu Unite) will begin on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
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(https://adidas.com/CreatorsUnite) “Adidas”, the creator sports brand, “ALL BLACKS”, which always attracts people from all over the world by playing with creativity, and creators active both in Japan and overseas. Through collaboration between the three creators, an unprecedented art project for a rugby festival in Japan will begin. In addition to Mr. Noritake Kinashi, a wide range of creators active in various fields such as illustration, calligraphy, graffiti, and modern art gathered to produce a visual under the theme of “ALL BLACKS”. Each creativity collides, and a number of “unexpected” artworks created are sent to the world. Each work will be released online from September 14, 2019, and will be exhibited at “#CreatorsUnite ART EXHIBITION” to be held at Adidas Brand Core Store Shibuya from September 15 The In addition, from September 16th, art will appear in many “unexpected” places in Tokyo, and this project will be excited. About participating creators
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■ Noritake Kinashi (NORITAKE KINASHI) While playing an active role as a comedy combination, he also works as a painter with an atelier. After holding his first solo exhibition in 1994, he has held many solo exhibitions to date. Currently traveling around Japan. Held solo exhibitions in New York and London and worked as a painter not only in Japan. In this project, as the main creator, produced a total of 8 works.
■ Comment “Soccer has been focused on soccer until now, but this is the first time I have worked with rugby. I am honored to be able to work with Adidas and All Blacks, and we are excited about the project. I would like to come.
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■ Other participating creators Koji Suganuma, Takuya Ueoka, Kosuke Kawamura, KYNE, Q-TA, Shifune, Mami Calligrapher, Katsuya Terada, Kohei Nawa, BANANA YAMAMOTO, Funny Dress-up Lab, Fantasista Utamaro, MNMRMT, Daiki Miyauchi, Moeco, Enna Yamashiro , WOK22, etc. (in no particular order) About #CreatorsUnite ART EXHIBITION ”Adidas Brand Core Store Shibuya 4F“ adidas Shibuya Studio ”will be holding an“ #CreatorsUnite ART EXHIBITION ”art exhibition with the theme of All Blacks. The works of all creators participating in this project are gathered. As a space where you can experience “unexpected” works created by creators such as Noritake Kinashi, it will be displayed for 12 days, along with stories that capture the production landscape.
■ Period: September 15, 2019 (Sunday)-September 27, 2019 (Friday)
■ Venue: Adidas Brand Core Store Shibuya 4F / adidas Shibuya Studio * Closed for private events only on Monday, September 23, 2019. * The holding time is based on the store opening hours (weekdays 11: 00-22: 00, weekends and holidays 10: 00-22: 00). ※Admission is free. #CreatorsUnite About Project Film
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The project film for the launch of this project has been released on YouTube Adidas official channel. https://youtu.be/yzesWUzIkxI
About ALL BLACKS official uniform On July 1, 2019, a new official uniform designed by Yiji Yamamoto, a leading Japanese designer, and adidas collaboration label “Y-3” was released. The design features a tribute to the cultures of Maori and Japan, and the motif is fern leaves and cols (fern sprouts) drawn by hand. The training jersey is inspired by the concept of “Kaitiaki”, which means guardian deity in Maori culture, and the design of the fictional cat “Fukuneko” that brings happiness and prosperity newly designed by Y-3 is given on the back. It has been. The latest information about Adidas ・ Adidas Online Shop https://shop.adidas.jp/ ・ Adidas Japan Official Twitter https://twitter.com/adidas_JP ・ Adidas Japan Official Facebook https://www.facebook.com/adidasJP/ ・ Adidas Tokyo Official Instagram https://instagram.com/adidastokyo/ ・ Adidas Online Shop Rugby Special Page https://shop.adidas.jp/rugby/allblacks/ About participating main creator profiles
■ Noritake Kinashi (NORITAKE KINASHI) While playing an active role as a comedy combination, he also works as a painter with an atelier. After holding his first solo exhibition in 1994, he has held many solo exhibitions to date. Currently traveling around Japan. Held solo exhibitions in New York and London and worked as a painter not only in Japan. In this project, as the main creator, produced a total of 8 works.
■ Koji Kakinuma (KOJI KAKINUMA) Calligrapher / contemporary artist. Graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University. Held a solo exhibition (2013) at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and was appointed as a visiting calligrapher at Princeton University (2007).
■ Takuya Ueoka (TAKUYA KAMIOKA) Draw culture with a variety of skills, such as providing design to brands and music artwork, and work across genres.
■ Kousuke Kawamura (KOSUKE KAWAMURA) Collage artist and graphic designer. In addition to providing rafic for apparel brands and advertisements, he participates in numerous group exhibitions and holds solo exhibitions in Japan and overseas.
■ KYNE An artist from Fukuoka who attracts attention with his original art inspired by the culture of the 1980s.
■ Q-TA Art director / collage artist. Active in a wide range of high fashion pop collages and visuals that express surrealism with original interpretations.
■ Shishu (SISYU) Calligrapher / artist. Sending Japan to the world through traditional culture and art. The Emperor Empress Empress went to the Shifune exhibition to see his works. Louvre underground venue.
■ Calligrapher MAMI (calligrapher MAMI) Calligrapher and artist. Exhibits and performances throughout Japan and around the world.
■ Katsuya Terada (KATSUYA TERADA) manga artist. Born in Okayama Prefecture. He is active in a wide range of fields such as manga, illustration, game, and anime character design.
■ Kohei Nawa (KOHEI NAWA) Sculptor, professor at Kyoto University of Art and Design, head of “SANDWICH”.
■ BANANA YAMAMOTO A point drawing artist who draws a point and draws culture. Connect scenes with thoughts from point to point.
■ FUNNY DRESS-UP LAB Create collage works using model dress-up stickers and attract people with unique colors and shapes.
■ Fantasista Utamaro Artist and creative director. NY is based in Brooklyn in order to spread Japan Pop Culture to the world with higher resolution as life work with infinitely proliferating artwork.
■ MNMRMT The embroidery thread is used to express the sensation inside the texture as visible and convey a rich expression of sensibility.
■ Daiki Miyauchi (HIROKI MIYAUCHI) Lives in Fukuoka. Artwork creation with a simple touch and being conscious of the popular position like Ukiyo-e.
■ Moeco Chalk artist. Japan’s leading choke art. Realistic and dynamic works are attracting attention not only from Japan but also from the world.
■ Enna Yamashiro (ENNA YAMASHIRO) An illustrator who works with various touches in various fields such as music, fashion and advertising.
■ WOK22 Connect graphics, illustrations, and live paint to express your own pop and dark elements using various techniques.


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