News Atomic Sushi - Anime exhibition
posted on 2000-08-30 22:33 EDT
The Silicon Pulp Animation Gallery in Stanmore, Australia is holding a major exhibition of artwork from Anime films and television series. The exhibition, which is being called Atomic Sushi and continues to run untill October 14th.
The exhibition features artwork from Production IG (Ghost in the Shell, Jin-Roh, Blood, Patlabor, Evangelion), Akira, Astro boy, Dragon Ball Z, Urusei Yatsura and others. The original artwork is to include hand-painted cels and backgrounds, scripts and storyboards, pre-production sketches and digital prints.
A comprehensive catalogue covering the history, themes and artists of the work on display and generously sponsored by the Japan Foundation in Sydney, will also be published to coincide with the exhibition. The catalogue will be compiled and edited by exhibition curator Cefn Ridout, founding editor of Manga Mania, the leading British magazine for Japanese animation and popular culture, and contributor to the magazine's latest incarnation, Manga Max.
During September 2000, thousands of interstate and overseas visitors will converge on Sydney for the Olympics. Located on Parramatta Road, the gallery is well positioned to take advantage of the increased traffic travelling between the City of Sydney and the Olympic Site at Homebush Bay.
For more infromation, check out Silicon Pulp's website.