Giant Robot Biennale 3 poster, orange robot with angry eyes, enveloped in cyan colored branches and leaves with show information in orange and white lettering

Past Exhibition

Giant Robot Biennale 3

About this Exhibition

The Japanese American National Museum presents Giant Robot Biennale 3, its third show in conjunction with Eric Nakamura, owner of Asian American pop culture juggernaut Giant Robot. The expansive show features a gallery of eight emerging artists along with a customized vinyl figure collection.

Following two previous successful exhibitions at the National Museum, the Biennale continues to push the envelope with a creative, fresh, and uniquely interactive experience. This year’s exhibition highlights the works of Rob Sato, Deth P. Sun, Ako Castuera, Eishi Takaoka, Saelee Oh, Sean Chao, Albert Reyes, and Zach Gage, all with long ties to Giant Robot. Each artist brings their original style, from whimsical wall paintings and creatures in clay worlds, to a life-size “haunted” maze especially built for this Biennale.

Using figures designed by Uglydoll creator David Horvath, Nakamura curated Project Remix, a custom vinyl show with over 80 artists from seven countries—including the rare combination of both established customizers and fine artists. Special additions to the exhibition include an original piece from Japanese painter Masakatsu Sashie as well as arcade machines running Jeni Yang and Beau Blyth’s new indie video game, Catburger.

Past Giant Robot Biennale exhibitions:
Giant Robot Biennale 1: 50 Issues
Giant Robot Biennale 2: 15 Years

 

SalonPop sponsor logoThis exhibition is another in the Salon Pop series, which provides short-term opportunities for the Museum to present the creative talents of Japanese and Japanese Americans whose unique and innovative work is currently having an influence on American culture.

 

Major Sponsors: JamesIrvine Foundation sponsor logoArtWorks sponsor logo

Public Program Sponsors:   Los Angeles County Arts Commission sponsor logoDepartment of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles sponsor logoTarget sponsor logo

Media Sponsors:  Rafu Shimpo sponsor logo KSCI TV sponsor logo

Reception Sponsors:   Itoen sponsor logoKirin sponsor logo

About this Exhibition

September 23, 2012 - January 20, 2013

Japanese American National Museum

About this Exhibition

The Japanese American National Museum presents Giant Robot Biennale 3, its third show in conjunction with Eric Nakamura, owner of Asian American pop culture juggernaut Giant Robot. The expansive show features a gallery of eight emerging artists along with a customized vinyl figure collection.

Following two previous successful exhibitions at the National Museum, the Biennale continues to push the envelope with a creative, fresh, and uniquely interactive experience. This year’s exhibition highlights the works of Rob Sato, Deth P. Sun, Ako Castuera, Eishi Takaoka, Saelee Oh, Sean Chao, Albert Reyes, and Zach Gage, all with long ties to Giant Robot. Each artist brings their original style, from whimsical wall paintings and creatures in clay worlds, to a life-size “haunted” maze especially built for this Biennale.

Using figures designed by Uglydoll creator David Horvath, Nakamura curated Project Remix, a custom vinyl show with over 80 artists from seven countries—including the rare combination of both established customizers and fine artists. Special additions to the exhibition include an original piece from Japanese painter Masakatsu Sashie as well as arcade machines running Jeni Yang and Beau Blyth’s new indie video game, Catburger.

Past Giant Robot Biennale exhibitions:
Giant Robot Biennale 1: 50 Issues
Giant Robot Biennale 2: 15 Years

 

SalonPop sponsor logoThis exhibition is another in the Salon Pop series, which provides short-term opportunities for the Museum to present the creative talents of Japanese and Japanese Americans whose unique and innovative work is currently having an influence on American culture.

 

Major Sponsors: JamesIrvine Foundation sponsor logoArtWorks sponsor logo

Public Program Sponsors:   Los Angeles County Arts Commission sponsor logoDepartment of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles sponsor logoTarget sponsor logo

Media Sponsors:  Rafu Shimpo sponsor logo KSCI TV sponsor logo

Reception Sponsors:   Itoen sponsor logoKirin sponsor logo

About this Exhibition

September 23, 2012 - January 20, 2013

Japanese American National Museum

About this Exhibition

The Japanese American National Museum presents Giant Robot Biennale 3, its third show in conjunction with Eric Nakamura, owner of Asian American pop culture juggernaut Giant Robot. The expansive show features a gallery of eight emerging artists along with a customized vinyl figure collection.

Following two previous successful exhibitions at the National Museum, the Biennale continues to push the envelope with a creative, fresh, and uniquely interactive experience. This year’s exhibition highlights the works of Rob Sato, Deth P. Sun, Ako Castuera, Eishi Takaoka, Saelee Oh, Sean Chao, Albert Reyes, and Zach Gage, all with long ties to Giant Robot. Each artist brings their original style, from whimsical wall paintings and creatures in clay worlds, to a life-size “haunted” maze especially built for this Biennale.

Using figures designed by Uglydoll creator David Horvath, Nakamura curated Project Remix, a custom vinyl show with over 80 artists from seven countries—including the rare combination of both established customizers and fine artists. Special additions to the exhibition include an original piece from Japanese painter Masakatsu Sashie as well as arcade machines running Jeni Yang and Beau Blyth’s new indie video game, Catburger.

Past Giant Robot Biennale exhibitions:
Giant Robot Biennale 1: 50 Issues
Giant Robot Biennale 2: 15 Years

 

SalonPop sponsor logoThis exhibition is another in the Salon Pop series, which provides short-term opportunities for the Museum to present the creative talents of Japanese and Japanese Americans whose unique and innovative work is currently having an influence on American culture.

 

Major Sponsors: JamesIrvine Foundation sponsor logoArtWorks sponsor logo

Public Program Sponsors:   Los Angeles County Arts Commission sponsor logoDepartment of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles sponsor logoTarget sponsor logo

Media Sponsors:  Rafu Shimpo sponsor logo KSCI TV sponsor logo

Reception Sponsors:   Itoen sponsor logoKirin sponsor logo

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