Charity T-shirt Sale Event in Taiwan

24 April, 2011
Charity T-shirt Sale Event in Taiwan

A New Day charity t-shirt sale event was held in the Taiwanese city of Taipei, in front of the local Mitsukoshi department store. The shirts were produced shortly after the disasters, as part of a plan developed with the newspaper Apple Daily. They were first made available in March, at Kaikai Kiki Gallery Taipei’s New […]

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A New Day exhibition was held at Hidari Zingaro

21 April, 2011
A New Day exhibition was held at Hidari Zingaro

From April 21 to 26, “New Day” exhibition took place in Kaikai Kiki’s three Nakano Broadway galleries. The exhibition was the first exposure of the project in Japan, and it was filled with a wide variety of contents so that the viewer can have an overall idea on what had been achieved at that point. […]

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ZONA MACO International Contemporary Art Fair (Mexico)

6 April, 2011
ZONA MACO International Contemporary Art Fair (Mexico)

Kaikai Kiki Gallery participated in the ZONA MACO International Contemporary Art Fair, held in Mexico City. The booth was bustling with visitors. We also had a corner dedicated to the sale of New Day charity t-shirts. Some guests even asked to have commemorative photographs taken with t-shirt clad staff. Guests to the booth were given […]

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Charity Poster Sale In Taiwan

25 March, 2011
Charity Poster Sale In Taiwan

For a period of four days from March 25 to March 28, a New Day Exhibition was held at Kaikai Kiki Gallery Taipei. Works from the contributing artists were printed on a4 paper and displayed at the gallery. The event also featured the sale of charity posters produced specially for this day. photo Hideyuki Motegi […]

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A New Day Charity exhibition was held at Kaikai Kiki Gallery Taipei

25 March, 2011
A New Day Charity exhibition was held at Kaikai Kiki Gallery Taipei

A New Day Charity exhibition was held at Kaikai Kiki Gallery Taipei from March 25 to 28, 2011. photo Hideyuki Motegi The New Day works were printed and exhibited on a wall of the gallery. More than 500 pieces had already been posted to Twitter and installation lasted through the night and well into the […]

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Takashi Murakami Launches the New Day Project

13 March, 2011

Having been forced to cancel the art fair GEISAI#15 due to the effects of the Tohoku-Pacific earthquake, Takashi Murakami sought to test the power of art to provide encouragement to a shell-shocked Japanese society. Harnessing the network of artists built over ten years of holding the fair, he put out a call on twitter for artists to submit artworks containing messages for the victims. These works were submitted with the hashtag #newday_GEISAI.

There will always be a new tomorrow.
There will always be a new dawn.

A New Day.

A healing point for those artists who had lost the outlet for their energy. It was with this function in mind that the New Day project began.

Drawing by Takashi Murakami that became the first work submitted to New Day.

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