Photo by Ye Rin Mok.
Outtakes from our shoot for Computer Arts Projects Magazine. They have a profile on us in the latest issue, and you can also read the article online.
This shoot got really... crazy to say the least.
Munky King asked if we would be interested in doing our bunny wave image in 3 dimensions as a bookend, and we instantly jumped at the chance. We had always wanted to do this, but never really stopped to seriously consider how it would be done. Munky King brought in the amazing sculptor Julie B and she went to work on it. It was not easy, but she made something truly beautiful based on the image. The finished sculpture is being produced next year in vinyl, but next week Munky King is releasing a very limited edition hand painted resin version of the piece.
Hand painted resin.Limited edition of 10.Stands 9.5" tall. $450
The piece is available now. Use it as a bookend or display it alone on your mantle.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Kozyndan signing at GR2
The Unknown PortraitsSaturday, November 28, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
GR22062 Sawtelle Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90025gr2.net(310) 445-9276
Please come down if you are in the area - kozy will be drawing portraits into each book she signs!
Now available in our shop!
Archival ink on Somerset Velvet Watercolour paper. Edition of 50. Signed & numbered. 2009. Image size: 26 x 19.5" Print size: 30 x 24"
$250 + shipping
Also available at Magic Pony!
Buy it HERE now!
Originating from a found photo album unearthed in a Venice Beach thrift shop, kozyndan were inspired to create imagined personae documenting the essence of these lost photographs. This clothbound hardcover is comprised solely of small, detailed graphite portraits, each piece captures the surreal humour and irreverence that has become a trademark of kozyndan's distinctive style of artwork.
Illuminating select portraits are short stories inspired and imagined by a community of artist friends and writers including Pasha Malla, Mark "frosty" McNeill, Ryan Sands, Mariko Tamaki, Maggie MacDonald, Nick Flanagan and Porous Walker.
Hardcover. 8.5 x 8.5 inches. 150 pages. Over 100 illustrations.
Giant Robot Biennale 2: 15 Years
October 24, 2009 - January 24, 2010Opening reception: Saturday, October 24, 2009, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Japanese American National Museum 369 East First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 janm.org (213) 625-0414
In 1994, Giant Robot was born with the purpose of documenting and promoting new, up-and-coming, underdog, overlooked, and hybrid Asian and Asian-American popular culture. Fifteen years later, the self-published magazine has not only evolved from a stapled-and-folded zine into a full-color, glossy publication with an international following, but also opened trend-setting shops and influential art galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City.
To celebrate the magazine's longevity, energy, and loyal readership, the second Giant Robot Biennale is being hosted by the Japanese American National Museum in Downtown Los Angeles from October 24, 2009 to January 24, 2010. The event will feature several exhibits, including the following: To provide a visual overview of the Giant Robot aesthetic, publisher Eric Nakamura is curating artwork by individuals who have contributed to shows at Giant Robot's galleries, been featured in the pages of the magazine, or even contributed cover art. The main hall will include installations by
David ChoeTheo EllsworthJames JeankozyndanStella LaiJack LongAlbert ReyesSouther SalazarRob SatoJeff SotoDeth P. Sun
"Nakano in Spring"pencil, digital2009
We have, with the last several pieces at least, been making our panoramics to meet up at the left and right edges so that the image is a complete 360° view. This means that it actually works best when you can kind of "immerse" yourself in the image.
I find that the old school QuickTimeVR format works great for this so i always make one for each panoramic that we make 360°.
I made it pretty large, so its more than a 3MB download.
Click HERE to view the panoramic as a QTVR!
Angelinos! We will be exhibiting of our works from this year with Narwhal Gallery at this year's PULSE LA Art Fair which opens today at Downtown Live. It runs till October 3rd. I walked through the fair and there is some really beautiful work for sale, so come cehck it out!