House of Mojoko – 12th -15th Jan MBS EXPO HALL Singapore

  alamak! project is proud to present Mojoko Obsessed with the juxtaposition of Old and New to be found in modern Asia, this latest installation by Mojoko is an exploration into modern Asian identity. The artist deconstructs antiques and traditional paintings by infusing them with modern day pop trash culture. The prevalent use of mirrors in the…

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Pescador, Pendant Light 2016

“Pescador” references the marine environment in essence, achieving buoyancy with suspended objects; and by the material used, which is the capiz shell. The windowpane oyster (Placuna placenta) is a bivalve marine mollusk. Its shells have been used for thousands of years as a glass substitute because of their durability and translucence. When used this way,…

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Lakka-Trio 2016

Lakka-Trio is a combination of traditional Japanese lacquering and recycled/reengineered paper board. This technique is based on the Japanese urushinuri but recalibrated to achieve the speed and practicality for production, whilst still keeping the essence and beauty of the traditional technique. the rigidness of the board made a perfect lacquering base while the lacquering made…

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Geometry Stool 2016

Stool composed of a half split log of Japanese cypress and a copper round rod. The copper round rod acts as a joint for connecting each half split log, therefore the tangent point of two different materials where logically meet in section has generated geometrical configuration. The GEOMETRY STOOL which will be exhibited has been…

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Qu’est-ce que c’est 2016

In the 1970s Boomboxes and Ghetto Blasters where symbols of urban youth society amongst African American and Hispanic communities. Sound artist Yuri Suzuki has deconstructed the iconic form of the boom box into a wireframe structure, showing off the inner workings of the speakers using only the most essential components. Technical: Bluetooth connection and an…

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The moment of eclipse series 2014

  <The moment of eclipse series started out in 2014 as an indepth discovery of the moment when materials meet(or join)together. The title comes from a short science fiction written by Brian Aldiss in 1969, which I thought suited well by expressing the new series quite dramatically. Until now I have worked with marble and…

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Obsession Series, black circular bench 2015

  <Obsession series> started as an extended work of the <knot-beyond the inevitable>, initiated at ‘Craft Punk’ organized by Fendi during the Milan Fair in 2009. From then on I started to reach further into making furniture as well as lightings. The inspiration and method is identical whereas the shapes resemble the simplest shape possible…

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Gadda Throne

Inspired by the Bicycle vendors in India that are framed in a halo of their own wares, the Gadda throne is a humorous symbiosis of this visual. The Gadda throne was originally designed for the Inspired by India Show of Contemporary Indian Design at Sotheby’s in London and since then has been widely collected and…

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Twintsugi 2016

  Kintsugi is a Japanese traditional way of repairing broken pottery by using lacquer dusted with gold, silver or platinum to appreciate the joints as a “landscape”. The latest digital technologies, such as 3D scanning and printing, make this technique reinterpreted. Therefore, the “Joy of joining” is expressed by twin objects, instead of a golden…

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ColoRing_shrine table 2016

  ColoRing is made by applying layers of three color paint, on an uneven wood surface treated by Udukuri method, a Japanese woodcraft technique. The irregular painted surface is sanded to reveal tri-colored tree ring patterns, like Tsugaru nuri, a traditional lacquer method in Aomori, Japan. The table results from blending two traditional techniques and…

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