Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Featured: Hideaki Otsuka & Kabemimi
Hideaki Otsuka is a Tokyo artist and member of the band Kabemimi (featured on Tokyo Flashback 5.) Stylistically his work falls somewhere between Keiichi Ohta and Saeki Toshio, although the content is perhaps less violent and more macabre: the difference between Grand Guignol and the Gothic tradition.
illustrated in b&w, 46 pages
39 macabre, full-page images. Lovely.
Kabemimi V, Requiem
Appears to be the band's first non-cdr release. Unavailable in these parts.
Puts one in mind of Ichiyanagi's Tadanori Opera, but filtered through that black, PSF millennial darkness: bowel churning drones, snatches of radio broadcasts, and more! Very nice.
a collection of seven bookmarks in a printed envelope
the color images bookending this post are silkscreens by Alan Sherry
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