Renown Japanese artist and muralist, Usugrow, completes a new wall in the heart of the Medina at Rahba Kedima spice square of Marrakech, Morocco. Curated by Valerie Liais du Rocher of Studio IWA with support from Upper Playground, the mural covers the facade of the well known Cafe Des Epices featuring Usugrow’s signature hand style. Combining his knowledge of Kanji (Japanese), Arabic and English Calligraphy, Usugrow once again reinvents his free hand. Check out the photos by contributing photographer, Raphael Liais for Upper Playground:
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Japanese illustrator and calligraphist, Usugrow who opened his solo show ‘INKFLOW’ at Fifty24SF Gallery this past weekend just completed a second wall at Upper Playground, San Francisco. Titled ‘ Talking with Moon’ the wide mural with sloped repeat patterns of the letter ‘I” has the meaning of the ”Eye” and the self ‘I” spreading out from the corner ‘Moon’.
Upper Playground and Usugrow is proud to release two new designs for the UP Shinganist collection. The two designs which showcase Usugrow’s signature calligraphic style will be available in Black, White and in Grey. Released just in time for the artist’s opening of his solo show, ‘INKFLOW’ at Fifty24SF Gallery, these shirts will sell out fast so grab them while you can.