Materials such as work gloves, scrubbing brushes, and PET bottles are transformed into unique action hero figures! The world of Tomohiro Yasui, an artist who was selected as one of the “100 Japanese Respected by the World” in Newsweek magazine.
Here is all of Yasui’s amazing creativity that makes everything robotic, such as daily necessities and toys in 100-yen shops, and printed paper such as wrapping paper and chiyogami. With lots of work photos and production process photos, 58 heroes will appear.
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I rediscovered the wonderfulness of the universal design of everyday items
■ Tomohiro Yasui Evolution of creative dolls
■ This is a full-scale, walkable work of human beings
Kigurumi suit made of 24 triangular cones Pylonman
■ What is the basic “Yasui tightening” of doll work?
■ Everyday doll
Talebin / Kadomatsu / Balun / Elephant Juro / Dishwashing sponge / Army hand / Beginner mark / Ring rubber / Trarope / Kerosene pump / Mizuhiki / Fruit cap / Rubber balloon / Pet bottle / Kamenoko scrubbing brush / Tennis ball / Electric cord / Artificial turf / Toilet sandals / rubber tape / Christmas tree / blue sheet / bicycle tires / badminton shuttle / pine ball / water hose / cotton stick / steel wool
■ Bad toy dolls
Puka Puka Duck / Puka Puka Duck Mini Size / Soap Bubble Container / Ramune Confectionery Container / Christmas Decoration Star Ornament / Pyon Pyon Frog / Demon Mask / Halloween Ornament Light / Pince-nez / Pico Pico Hammer / Nyoro Nyoro Snake / Fueki Animal container
■ Print pattern Kamirobo
Production of printed pattern Kamirobo / Kabuki Kumadori / Trump / Hokusai / Takashimaya / Hinachiyo / Bourbon Le Mand White Lolita Strawberry Rush
■ Different material Kamirobo
Ancestors of daily necessities dolls, different materials Kamirobo / toothpicks / mortar / aluminum foil
- Release Date:
- February, 2022
Born in Shiga prefecture. He lives in Kyoto. He is an artist who turns everything into a robot. While he is engaged in activities such as figure modeling and advertising production, the paper robot “Kami Robo”, which he has been making since childhood as his life work, has been published in art textbooks and in overseas art scenes. Receive an evaluation. In 2006, he was selected as one of the “100 Most Respected Japanese People in the World” by News Week magazine.