After half a year of preparations and countless emails, Aya Kakeda is set to embark on a 3-city art mission in Mexico which will include multiple featured exhibitions and art toy releases with support from Amarillo Centro De Desiño, Rojo Bermelo and SK Sarukaku.
Starting this Thursday, June 28 – 30, Aya will be opening a solo exhibition in Xalapa at the mulit purpose creative space Amarillo. There will also be a stop-motion animation workshop going on during this time.
Aya will then venture out to Mexico City for the opening of her new show “Nice to Meet You Box-kun!” with the release of her new ceramic figures Box-kun Mexican version at SK Sarukaku Toys on July 6 at 7pm.
The art mission then heads out to Monterrey for the Hanabi Monster Party at Rojo Bermelo. Aya has teamed with lush artist TOLOACHE to create a creative critter named Hanabi. This opening reception will also present a limited editoin silkscreen poster to go along with your fuzzy new friend.