About Metamorphosis

WKM Gallery passionately curates a distinctive combination of acclaimed, established, and emerging artists from Japan, fostering connections within international communities. This commitment extends to providing an exciting platform for our visitors to explore, discover, and engage with our curated talents.

The grand opening of WKM Gallery heralds the debut of its inaugural exhibition, Metamorphosis: Japan’s Evolving Society. This transformative showcase features an ensemble of twelve exceptional contemporary Japanese artists, including Yuichi Hirako, Tatsuhito Horikoshi, Ei Kaneko, Takumi Kokubo, Akitsuna Komori, Hiroya Kurata, Tomona Matsukawa, Ryo Matsuoka, Mcvinori Oga, Hiro Sugiyama, Ichi Tashiro and TIDE, whose works beautifully encapsulate the spirit of adaptation, resilience, and creative expression. Taking viewers on a transformative journey through the evolving tapestry of Japanese society, it spotlights each artist’s remarkable ability to redefine contemporary Japan, transcending cultural boundaries while delving into the universal human experience. These artworks envelop the viewer in a world of emotions and creativity, using vibrant colours and familiar objects to provoke questions that challenge preconceived notions and encourage a deeper exploration of informed and learned perceptions.

Participating Artists

  • Yuichi Hirako
  • Tatsuhito Horikoshi
  • Ei Kaneko
  • Takumi Kokubo
  • Akitsuna Komori
  • Hiroya Kurata
  • Tomona Matsukawa
  • Ryo Matsuoka
  • Minori Oga
  • Hiro Sugiyama
  • Ichi Tashiro
  • TIDE

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