Date: 27th May 2012
Time: 11am ~ 5pm
Location: Kayamori House, Nara (Kintetsu Haibara station, see below for access info)
Price: Adult ¥3,500 / Children ¥2,000
Lunch and all workshop materials included!
Uriel Marin + home grown potatoes = potato printing madness!
Join us for this fun creative workshop where Uriel will teach us some basic printing techniques using the versatile vegetable, the potato.
Organised by HeadSpace & Galaxy Gallery
About Uriel Marín
Uriel Marín was born in Córdoba, Veracruz in southeastern Mexico in 1981, and now lives and works in Oaxaca. While he occasionally works as an illustrator, his focus in on printmaking, particularly silkscreen printing, woodcuts and engraving, through which he produces captivating images that blur the line between traditional and contemporary in both method and expression.
He studied Visual Arts at the University of Veracruz and specialized in printmaking. In 2005 he co-founded two graphic arts collectives in Oaxaca, Mexico. Pata de Perro is dedicated to the production, dissemination and teaching of printmaking. Arte Cocodrilo(now he has seceded) is a collaborative project to promote contemporary Mexican art. Uriel has recently exhibited at 111 Minna Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Multiplied Contemporary Editions Fair ( London, England), Blooom Art Fair (Cologne, Germany), Battersea Park Art Fair, (London, England), Salón Nacional de Gráfica, Museo de la Estampa (Edo. de México), Galería de Arte Contemporáneo (Xalapa, Veracruz), Feria Internacional del Libro (Oaxaca, Mexico) and the University of Houston Clear Lake (Houston, Texas).
About Kayamori House & HeadSpace
Kayamori House is a farmhouse situated in the mountains near Hasedera temple, Sakurai, in Nara prefecture.
HeadSpace is an international artist residency offering artists a chance to experience and be inspired by life in Japan.
Kayamori House and HeadSpace are collaborating to provide artists on the residency programme with a place they can feel at home in, relax, eat, explore, and be creative.
Please meet us at Haibara Station North exit at 11am. We will all drive up the hill from there.
- Take the Kintetsu Osaka line to Haibara Station (express stop)
- It’s a short drive up the mountain from the station. We will pick you up in our car.
- We will met you at the North exit of Haibara station at 11am. Please don’t be late!!!