janm presents giant robot biennale 3, sept. 23 - jan. 13

Los Angeles! Swing by the Japanese American National Museum this Saturday, September 22, for Giant Robot: Biennale 3, a team effort between JANM and Giant Robot founder Eric Nakamura.

The show will include a gallery of works from eight emerging artists and a custom vinyl figurine collection designed by the Uglydolls creator. Don't know exactly what that means, but it sounds cool. Here's more info:
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 created 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.

Be sure to check the exhibition video about the show!

For more info, visit http://www.janm.org/grb3

*About the opening party:*

Opening Party
September 22, 2012
6pm - 10pm
Celebrate the opening of Giant Robot Biennale 3 with curator Eric Nakamura,
JANM President/CEO G.W.. Kimura, GRB3 artists,
and Money Mark! program starts at 7:30pm, performance at 8pm.

100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
The opening show is free and starts at 7:30. For more information, click here.

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