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Hack the Cover (Kindle)

— Craig Mod

The changing function of book covers in the the age of the iPad.

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Art Space Tokyo (Hardcover)

— Ashley Rawlings, Craig Mod, Nobumasa Takahashi

Art Space Tokyo acts as your 272 page personal guide and interpreter, connecting you with the neighborhoods and figures behind some of the most inspiring art spaces in this colossal city.

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裸でベランダ/ウサギと女たち (Naked on a Veranda/the Rabbit and his Minx)

— Sugawara Bin, Ito Zon

Japanese. Bin Sugawara's debut novel/poetry collection in collaboration with renown illustrator Zon Ito.

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PRE/POST Authors

菅原敏

菅原敏 (Bin Sugawara)

裸でベランダ (Hadaka de Beranda)

詩人、朗読家。個展「詩集×刺繍」(at TOKYO CULTuART by BEAMS)や、写真展での詩の朗読、役者や花人とのコラボレーションなど、独自の活動を展開。ペンとマイクを携え、新たな詩人のスタンスを築いている。 映画「ブコウスキー:オールドパンク」への楽曲提供やコレクションでのDJなど音楽活動も行う。http://sugawarabin.com/



伊藤存 (Zon Ito)

伊藤存 (Zon Ito)

裸でベランダ (Hadaka de Beranda)

Kyoto based illustrator and artist.

Represented by Tokyo based Taka Ishii Gallery.

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Craig Mod

Craig Mod

Art Space Tokyo, Post-Artifact Books

Writer, publisher and designer. Co-author and designer of Art Space Tokyo. Founder of PRE/POST. Previously with Flipboard focusing on the iPhone product. Presently splitting his time between the Palo Alto startup world and Tokyo.

Online at http://craigmod.com



Ashley Rawlings

Ashley Rawlings

Art Space Tokyo

Art Space Tokyo editor and co-author Ashley Rawlings is a specialist in postwar and contemporary Japanese art. After graduating with a BA in Japanese studies from the University of Cambridge, he moved to Tokyo in 2005, where he conducted research into the late-1960s Mono-ha movement at Sophia University while also working as a freelance editor, writer and translator. His writing on the Tokyo art scene has appeared in numerous Japanese and international publications, including ArtAsiaPacific magazine, where he was managing editor. He currently divides his time between London, Tokyo and New York.

Online at ashleyrawlings.com



Nobumasa Takahashi

Nobumasa Takahashi — Illustrator

Art Space Tokyo

Born in 1973 in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, Nobumasa Takahashi has been exhibiting his work extensively for the past 10 years. Most recently he has held solo exhibitions in collaboration with design shop Cibone and has been comissioned by Microsoft to illustrate the back of the Zune.

You can view more of his work online at his homepage, Bamboolove.