Celebration of Life
in the Astral Sea

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Celebration of Life in the Astral Sea

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Klaus Haapaniemi

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Until from Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to Wednesday, December 25
※It blows through the center and displays only art until Saturday, February 15, 2020


"It is Astral Sea work which "public holidays and festival days - of the sea of Celebration of Life - star" was described in on the stage of Finnish artist, space by Mr. Klaus hapaniemi We developed the world of (the astral sea) in GINZA SIX.
It is solemn, magnificent work such as new myth which can think about space and connection of life of we human being that creatures in various imagination to live in space move with each rhythm like the revolution of star in "Astral Sea" and to influence each other and bring about harmony.

Work of Mr. Haapaniemi establishing inspiration from nature in the root of creation can find natural view to be common to everywhere with Japanese. We remind look that overflowed in love turned to thing which sensitivity to feel, respect to nature, straight kitoshi arrange flow and divine nature at eternal time in to whale and swan which Japanese took good care of from ancient times of biodiversity focused on in surge of today's environmental awareness and can learn essential sympathy.

Lightning Whales coming up does not remain in Christmas to blow through the center and plans display until next spring. It is connected in Christmas that there was with space through the sea of stars of imagination with 2020 when people of the world gather in Tokyo close at hand, and, also, it share elation in for holiday season and year to come with people of the world across space-time to create place thought about for connection of various lives in base, Ginza of culture dispatch. "Celebration of Life in the Astral Sea" does thought of such GINZA SIX which wants to breed communication through art in form.

  • ▼Central colonnade

    Master of Hirosaki noneputa produced Lightning Whales which took a trip to space across space-time to appear in "Astral Sea". Tapestry which printed art of Mr. Haapaniemi surrounds colonnade of GINZA SIX and likens to "Astral Sea" which appeared in Ginza suddenly. Art of two Lightning Whales which become about 10m flies in the sky to create circle.
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  • ▼B2F shopwindow

    With two windows in front of the escalator, we display display with sense of fun that their individuality is felt close by looking into device with movement that made small characters, Astral Sea Turtle and Ice Asteroids Mushrooms and Grasshoppers the leading role.
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  • ▼The front entrance

    We liken two places of entrance space facing Ginza Chuo-dori to entrance to "Astral Sea" which is the stage of work and perform installation of graphic about space. Fantastic art object of Astral Swan using light appears in entrance on 4 chome side and invites to starlit sky of imagination.

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  • ▼Underground passage

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Klaus Haapaniemi

Klaus Haapaniemi

Born in 1970 in Helsinki, Finland, Klaus Haapaniemi was influenced by the natural and traditional beauty of his native land. His work embodies a unique perspective, style, and feel, a fusion of fantasy and realism. In addition to the creative development of his original artworks, he has collaborated with a range of companies, including Iittala and Established & Sons. In 2015, he designed the costumes and stage decorations for the Finnish National Opera. In 2019, Kadokawa published the first collection of his works, Klaus Haapaniemi~ Yume no Fukei.
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