Yuichi Yokoyama: “Do it.” “What?”

Period 2021.5.1(Sat) — 2022.3.1(Tue)

Yuichi Yokoyama’s work is called “neo-manga” for his unique line drawings and funny conversations with his unique characters. This time, his new works appear on signboards and temporal fences built for the museum’s renovation work in the Hijiyama-koen park. The works were also displayed in various places in the city. All the works were newly created for this project.

Artist's Profile

Yuichi Yokoyama

Yokoyama was born in Miyazaki prefecture and graduated from the Musashino Art University. While born in Miyazaki, Yokoyama lived in various parts of Japan due to his father’s occupation. Since 2000, Yokoyama has expanded his field to manga, a better suite medium to express time than oil painting. His original work was later called “neo-manga” and attracted attention in various genres. Yokokyama’s work has been highly acclaimed domestically and internationally, and his manga works have been published in Europe and the United States. According to Yokoyama, he loves to work on manga while listening to recorded conversations between him and his friends.

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Visual Guide Map

Visual guide map introduces all the works displayed during the project period. Yokoyama’s comment from his twitter are also included in the map.

Project Map

Installation View

Interview

Yuichi Yokoyama Interview

Event Calendar

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