A poster aimed at young people of Ibaraki Prefecture. It says “Do no take, send, request nude photos!” and specifies a penalty of up to 300,000 yen for anyone asking nude photos from minors (it doesn’t matter if the photos were sent or not).
Picture book artist Toshio Iwai is popular for his groundbreaking “100 Kaidate no Ie” series of vertically-opening picture books. Iwai has been looking at the relationship between humans and technology in pursuit of surprise and delight for the viewers of his works.
At first glance, they appear to be different personalities, but what is the source of the creativity of Iwai Toshio? The exhibition will present a wide variety of works, including original picture book drawings, media art, and handmade toys, and will reveal the trajectory of Iwai’s creativity from his childhood.