“Creation Kids Lab 2022” workshop and exhibition held at Recruit’s “Creation Gallery G8”

At Creation Gallery G8, a gallery operated by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a workshop "Creation Kids Lab 2022" will be held in August, where creators will serve as instructors so that elementary school students can experience the fun of design. It will be held.

In addition, an exhibition displaying more than 100 works created by children will be held from Friday, September 2, 2022 to Monday, September 19, 2022, open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. To do.


About “Creation Kids Lab 2022” ――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――

Creation Gallery G8 is a gallery operated by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. in Ginza since 1985 as part of its social contributions. We hold special exhibitions centered on graphic design, and continue our activities with the aim of proposing a rich life through design and creating a place for various encounters.

“Creation Kids Lab”, which has been held every summer since 2018, is a workshop where creators act as instructors to let elementary school students experience the fun of design. We would like to bring out the rich imagination and free expression of children, and make it an opportunity to learn together while enjoying design and communication. In 2022, six diverse workshops will be held. At the exhibition, over 100 works created by the children in the workshop will be on display. We are also planning a corner where visitors can experience it.

Exhibition Overview――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――

Name: Creation Kids Lab 2022 Creation Kids Lab 2022

September 2, 2022 (Friday) to September 19 (Monday/holiday)
11:00-19:00 Open until 17:00 on the last day Friday-Sundays and holidays. *Please note that we are closed from Monday to Thursday. Admission free *On the final day from 17:30 to 19:00, the exhibited works of the workshop participants will be handed over.

Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. Recruit Creative Center Creation Gallery G8
Recruit GINZA8 Building 1F, 8-4-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8001

Cooperation: CANVAS Co., Ltd.

Requests when visiting:
We ask for your cooperation in measuring body temperature at the entrance, disinfecting hands, wearing a mask, and maintaining a social distance of 2 meters between visitors. Please refrain from visiting if you have symptoms such as a fever of 37.5°C or higher, cough, sore throat, or general malaise. We kindly ask for your cooperation in trying to prevent infection when moving to and from the venue.

In addition to exhibiting works completed in six kids workshops, there is also a corner where you can experience silk screen printing and painting a small beckoning cat at the venue. Anyone from children to adults can participate in the experience. Details will be announced on the gallery site.

About the workshop――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――

August 16 (Tue) Let's try textile design / Kayo Aoyama (textile designer)
August 18 (Thursday) Let's design a graphic poster / Norio Nakamura (graphic designer)
August 20 (Sat) Let's make a robot that responds well with electronic work / Tomofumi Yoshida (Electronic work artist)
August 25th (Thursday) Let's make goods with silk screen printing / Hikaru Ichijo (illustrator)
August 27 (Sat) Let's make a stop-motion animation / Dwarf (time-lapse studio)
August 30 (Tue) Let's make an original beckoning cat / Fujiyasu (Kato Pottery)
① Scheduled for 10:30-12:30 (doors open at 10:10)
② Scheduled for 14:30-16:30 (doors open at 14:10)

It will be held at the venue or online (depending on the time). The venue will be either Creation Gallery G8 or Guardian Garden. We will be using Zoom online. Please join us on your PC or tablet.
Elementary school students / Capacity 8 to 12 people per session / Pre-registration, first-come-first-served participation fee 1,000 yen / 2,000 yen (Estimated price and material costs. Vary depending on the time)
Please see the gallery site for the location, content, and how to participate in each workshop.
*The contents of ① and ② are basically the same. The end time may vary slightly.
* The work of "Let's make an original beckoning cat" on August 30 (Tuesday) will be exhibited together with the creator's work at the "Creation Project 2022" venue, which will be held from December 7, 2022 to January 21, 2023.

About workshops and instructors ――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――

August 16 (Tue) Let's try textile design <br /> Kayo Aoyama (textile designer)

Born in Nagoya. Majored in Swedish at Osaka University of Foreign Studies, and after graduating, studied textile pattern design at Sweden HDK Gothenburg Design Institute of Technology. After working for a Swedish wallpaper maker and a Japanese fashion brand, he started working as a freelancer in 2012. From 2014, the brand KAYO AOYAMA has been developed with original design fabrics.

Thursday, August 18 Let's design a graphic poster Norio Nakamura (graphic designer)

Born in Kanagawa prefecture. After graduating from Nihon University College of Art, worked for Sony Music Entertainment before becoming a freelancer in 1997. His exhibitions include “Yoshio Nakamura Exhibition” Creation Gallery G8 (2017), overseas solo exhibition “Yoshio Nakamura Self-Selected Exhibition” Taipei Songshan Creative Park (2019). His picture books include Dottoko Zoo, Hakase no Mysterious Pool, Tana no Ue Hikojo, Yukida Yukida (both published by Fukuinkan Shoten), and Santa no Ko (MUJI BOOKS).

August 20 (Sat) Let's make a robot that responds well with electronic work <br /> Tomofumi Yoshida (Electronic work artist)

Electronic artist. Born in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. Techno handicraft club member who proposes crafts that combine electronic information technology and handicrafts. He creates works based on his interest in mechatronics, optics, and printing technology. Recent works include the robot production of E Tele 0655/2355 “Walking Song” (2019), mechanical expression production of AR Three Brothers “Sponge and Exercise” (2020), Buffalo Daughter “Jazz” (2021) MV production. Representative Director of Obsheep Co., Ltd.

August 25 (Thursday) Let's make goods with silk screen printing <br />Hikaru Ichijo (illustrator)

Active as an illustrator since 2018. I try to use color expressions based on printing techniques and graphic and healthy illustrations. By not drawing the face, there is an intention not to judge from the value of beauty and ugliness. He is active in a wide range of fields, focusing on books, advertisements, and packages.

August 27 (Sat) Let's make a stop-motion animation <br /> Dwarf (time-lapse studio)

Dwarf is a character and animation studio. In particular, I am good at the technique called "stop motion" or "stop motion", which is a technique of moving various objects such as dolls and cameras one frame at a time. With characters and animation, I am excited about new things and difficult things, and I am working every day with the goal of creating works that will be treasured 10 or 20 years from now. Representative works include the NHK character "Domo-kun", "Komaneko", which is currently showing a long run in France, and the Netflix original series "Rilakkuma and Kaoru-san".

August 30 (Tue) Let's make an original beckoning cat <br /> Fujiyasu (Kato Pottery)

Representative of Kato pottery. Kato Pottery is a pottery production company located in Seto City, Aichi Prefecture. In addition to painting lucky charms on pottery for shrines and temples nationwide, he also produces and sells Kato pottery's original product "Fuku Matoi". "Fuku Matoi" aims to create a new maneki-neko that combines traditional techniques with modern sensibility, and is disseminating it both domestically and internationally.

“Creation Kids Lab 2021” workshop (online) and exhibition in 2021―――――――――――――――――――――――――――――― ―――――――――――


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