From its historical roots to the most recent digital innovations, the exhibition looks to popular Japanese ?Manga? and beyond, highlighting key creators, characters and publications. Delve into a kaleidoscope of diverse stories, from fantastical folklore, pivotal historical moments, revealing memoirs, and challenging expressions of freedom.
Discover acclaimed and influential creators from Osamu Tezuka, Miyako Maki, Hur Young Man, and Lat, to genre innovators and under-represented artists including Abhishek Singh and Miki Yamamoto. See how their work has influenced cinema, animation, fashion, visual art, music, and video games.
Curated by Paul Gravett with a team of more than twenty international advisors, Mangasia features over 500 works ? the largest selection of artworks from the continent ? including Japanese woodblock prints, Hindu scroll paintings, digital media, printed comics, and contemporary illustrations.
This unique exhibition is a ?gateway to an unexplored world of graphic storytelling and its artistic value.
280+ pages of original comic book artwork
116 high-quality facsimiles
200 rare, printed comics
Sculptural works, manga fashion, objects, and artifacts
Multimedia, augmented reality with gesture tracking
Accompanying book and programming options with artist appearances
5,000 - 10,000 sq. ft.
Fourteen (14) days for installation & seven (7) for deinstallation
Three (3) x 40 ft. containers + 16 m3 airfreight
Fall 2024 and beyond