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Shades Down in Tokyo Town – An exhibition that features the creatures and their spectacular spectacles

Calm & Punk Gallery, Tokyo, 2010.

H E D M A N K L I N G are delighted to present the project SHADES DOWN IN TOKYO TOWN. The exhibition will showcase original spectacles and sunglasses created by specially commissioned artists, designers and craftsmen from Europe and Japan. Selected by H E D M A N K L I N G for their remarkable artistic, conceptual, experimental skills, they work over a variety of platforms utilising a diverse range of materials. Artists exhibiting are Ann-Sofie Back, BCXSY, Bernhard Willhelm, BLESS, Charlie Le Mindu, Helle Mardahl, Henrik Vibskov, Iris Schieferstein, Josefin Arnell, Kling by Kling, Maiko Takeda, ManfreDu Schu, Mykita, Piers Atkinson, SWD/Skyward and Walter Van Beirendonck.

H E D M A N K L I N G is established by curator and exhibition designer Sofia Hedman and artistic director and designer Karolina Kling and offers a new aesthetic world of experimental and amusing exhibitions and exhibition design. www.hedmankling.com

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Photo – Tomohiro Horiuchi.