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Unknown Asia 2021

For this year’s Unknown Asia 2021, held at Grand Front, Osaka 大阪 from the 15th to the 17th of October, SYNONYM is delighted to present Yi-Ting Wang 王怡婷, an award-winning Taiwan… [read more]

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KG+: The Colors of My Maze | MOGANA

For this year’s KG+, a satellite event of Kyotographie, SYNONYM curated, directed and produced one of the selected artists, MUGA’s debut solo exhibition that took place in MOGANA… [read more]

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Newly renovated and opened in March 2021, GROWING SPACE is located in Midori-ku 緑区, Nagoya 名古屋, conceived by SYNONYM in collaboration with LALALA, a batting centre franchise… [read more]

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Subaru Matsukura 松倉 早星

Born in Furano 富良野, Hokkaido 北海道 (b. 1983), now the father of two, Subaru Matsukura 松倉 早星 graduated from Ritsumeikan University 立命館大学 in Kyoto 京都… [read more]

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Yuka Fukushima 福島 由桂

Born and raised in Nagoya 名古屋, Japan. Growing up in a family of florists, Yuka Fukushima 福島 由桂 became acquainted with greens and flowers since a young age… [read more]

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Shanghai: Aftermath | Shanghai Gallery of Art

Hidden away on the third floor of a massive neoclassical architecture located at the bund, you are almost guaranteed to miss… [read more]

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The showcase aspires to re-evaluate the efficiency of five senses as a universal language…[read more]

SYNONYM specialise in art and design project realisation and exhibition curation. We aim to connect the Japanese and global creators in the field of art, fashion, craft and design, bringing exceptional creative talents all over the world together.

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