I am very excited and proud to share most recent project collaboration, a short animated film "From Habitat to Community”. A film aimed at Stopping Wildlife Trafficking around the world.
Below are some work-in-progress Artwork images, as well as some image stills from the final Approved motion animation.
New piece Ive been working on references many of the antique, hand-made toys my mother collected and brought with her to Australia from Japan. "Mingei" is the Japanese word for 'Folk Toy', hand-crafted art. Lately, Ive been missing my family in Japan. It's been 8 years since I've been back to see them, so I really wanted to make a piece which was playful and embraced many of the vintage toys and Shinto charms mum collected from different prefectures around Japan. She has kept them since my childhood and continues to display them lovingly around our house. Daruma dolls, Kokeshi dolls, Inu-Hariko (Papier-mache Puppy Doll), Kendama, Miharu-Goma (horse doll) etc.
I think it's time for a long overdue HARRO! with my family in Tokyo ;)