Super Strike - Suiko. Behind The Scenes Of A Japanese Graffiti Writer
A fascinating glimpse into the personal life and artistic journey of Suiko, hailing from Hiroshima. Suiko's dynamic and fluid artwork has allowed him to travel extensively, and this book showcases his versatility and global demand.
Super Strike explores the dialogue between Suiko's Japanese heritage, artistic influences, and the communities he visits and collaborates with. Super Strike is a truly unique document that educates and inspires, offering a rare insight into Suiko's personal life as he spins tunes, goes skateboarding, and illustrates manga comics.
Suiko's artistic style is as captivating as it is unique, incorporating irregular shapes, bold colors, and cutting lines that work alongside his deconstructed Kanji letters. He seamlessly fuses this calligraphic visual language with themes from Japanese wood-block printing and modern European graffiti, creating a one-of-a-kind art form that has captured the attention of fans around the world.
Growing up in and around Hiroshima, Suiko has honed his craft into one of his country's best-known graffiti writers. Super Strike celebrates his journey and showcases the freedom and potential of graffiti as an expressive art form. Suiko, whose name translates to "Fool on the planet" in Japanese Kanji lettering, embodies his moniker in his daring and boundary-pushing artwork. Don't miss your chance to experience the world of Super Strike and be inspired by Suiko's incredible artistic journey.
“Many young generations (in Japan) who want to do art are influenced by his activities” - Bloomberg
PUBLISHER: Soi Books / Stickerbomb ltd
PAPERBACK: 88 PAGES
DIMENSIONS: A6, Full color, softcover, perfect bound, 14.8 x 10.5cm