Get ready for HYPER JAPAN ONLINE 2021 a month of online events from the 9th of July to the 8th of August
We’re preparing to bring you authentic Japanese food, products, music, art, and the biggest gathering of Japanese fanatics in the UK. Keep up with the latest news by checking our regular posts on the website, social media, as well as subscribing to our newsletter and official YouTube channel. If you are interested in getting even closer to the action by performing or exhibiting, you can also take a look at the many different opportunities to become a part of this year’s event. We hope you’re looking forward to the return of HYPER JAPAN as much as we are!
Manga Workshop - Let’s draw Japanese Yokai monsters with INKO
Date: 14th August 2021, Saturday
Time: 19:30 – 21:00 (1.5 hour workshop incl. Q&A)
Instructor’s profile: INKO ( click for the instructor's page)
Ticket Price: £20
Online tool: ZOOM (*link will be sent to you before the workshop)
Max Number: 100
Book before: 5 pm on 13th August 2021, Friday
Precautions: Suitable for all ages and beginners. (under 8 years old may need adult supervision) No art /crafty experience necessary.a
INKO Ai Takita is a Japanese Manga artist based in the UK. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. After graduating from Kyoto University of Art & Design, she moved to England and studied at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design.
Her works have been recognised by many companies, museums such as British Museum, V&A Museum, Transport For London, Sony Entertainment Japan, and Guardian children’s book. She also delivers manga workshops in schools, galleries and museums such as British museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. She was appointed as a culture and language ambassador with School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
Besides, her work was featured in an ‘Inking Woman 250 years of Women and Comic Artists in Britain (2018)’ and the comic ’Portrait Of Violence’ has won a bronze medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2018. The multimedia project she took part as an illustrator 'Flight Paths' won Innovation in Craft Award at Superfilm Disability Film Festival in 2021. She also actively takes part in art projects such as “House of Setting Sun”, an ongoing exhibition at Blackwell Arts & Crafts House.