MARTIN J TICKNER
CREATIVE / ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
A flash impression of the trials travelled by these masters of print.
Eley Kishimoto GoGo visits the evolution of their design aesthetic and is a keynote in the story of these shapeshifters of the print world.
The show exposes elements of their exhaustive and unparalleled artistic output, always true to their maxim ‘Print The World’.
The show includes key pieces, previously undiscovered printed works, re imagined working materials, archive prints, precise design to beautiful working accidents, illustrating the process and mindset of the seminal artist duo Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto.
Impact and consequence 25 years in making.
The creative force driving a duo that has worked in fabrics, wallpapers, furniture, automotive, architectural and electronics, collaborating with artists and galleries on their journey, plus projects across the globe with brands: Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, Alber Elbaz and Jil Sander and who’s past collaborative works include BMW motorbikes, Eastpak bags, Duvel beer, Incase, WESC, Local Motors, Vans, Tatras, Art Sails and Lavenham amongst many others.