Junichi Arai has been called "the most creative weaver in the world." Throughout his long career as an artist and teacher (he calls himself a "textile engineer"), Arai has continuously pioneered a combination of the traditional and the futuristic. He worked closely with Issey Miya
For those of us who are still slightly baffled by the Internet -- and even for jaded digerati -- the MONOcrafts site is magic. It's the bunny that disappears into a top hat to end up squealing in the third row. Magic.
Even the front page of MONOcrafts' site provides potentially endless entertainm
Fuse "Blade Runner" with a Playboy cartoon and the result points in the direction of Masamune Shirow's animation. Imagine a dystopian sci-fi world, in which a strong female character both kicks ass and busts juicily out of her hi-tech body suit. Muscled sexuality flies everywhere as she defeats all t
She is not one of the newcomers on the international art circuit: if you've ever seen her, with her flaming red hair and piercing eyes, you would not forget her or her work, too soon.
Horn works in numerous mediums; her pieces often utilize small motors and pulleys to create subtle animations.