Our Highlights at Complex Con 2018
The third annual Complex Con was held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Nov 3-4. It brings together pop culture, music, art and street fashion. Cultural Director/Executive Chair Pharrell Williams and legendary artist Takashi Murakami joined force to create a place where artists, designers and curators to celebrate and shape our street culture.
Here we found some Sorayama items at XLARGE.
Takashi Murakami’s renowned KaiKai Kiki art production company curated a space within the Art Zone.
Project Inochi, a series of artworks from other mediums, including film, that aim to elaborate on the mythology and surrounding universe of the title character.
Inochi was completed after several years of spirited interaction between Murakami and his collaborators, including the uniquely gifted robot designer Eisaku Kito whose work can also be seen in the movie Innocence, the model company Lucky Wide who provided the mold and are long-time collaborators on Murakami’s sculptures, and Cinq Art who applied the paint. The latter two companies assigned the project to their ace staff, with the molding at Lucky Wide being carried out by Hiroki Iijima and painting at Cinq Art overseen by Koji Miki.