Asuka Okajima is an illustrator/comic artist from Japan and currently based in Leipzig. After graduating from Tokyo University of the Arts, he began creating pieces in Prague, Kyoto and Leipzig. He cultivates ideas from various cultures as he moves from one place to another, including Japanese traditional culture, European art and graffiti, Czech picture books, and music from around the world. In addition to illustration, He runs a small press called SEA SONS PRESS. If you are interested in commissions, please feel free to contact me. ︎︎



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イラストレーター、アーティスト。ドイツ・ライプツィヒ在住。東京藝術大学を卒業後、2019年に渡独。日本、チェコ、ドイツを行き来するなかで様々な文化を呼吸し、豊かなアイデアを培いました。得意分野はアート、音楽、言語、異文化理解、街と人、ものづくり全般、ビールなど。リトルプレスSEA SONS PRESSの運営にも携わっています。ご依頼をお考えの方はこちらより、お気軽にご連絡ください。︎︎  


Selected Clients


MUJI Berlin Ku'damm
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Gallery A4
Vogue Czechoslovakia
Doitsu News Digest
Praha7
Papierlabo.
English School
Mukiryoku-club
Necoze de Studio


Books


Somewhere on a lonely planet↗︎
Wehnacht in Leipzig↗︎
Angel and the Hardboiled↗︎
Stay Home Diary↗︎
Baked Pages (collaborated with SHOKKI)
Three Words Book


Exhibitions


2023
Kunst Weihnachtsmarkt, ponpoco, Leipzig
MUJI Community Market, MUJI Ku'damm, Berlin
SNAIL EYE Cosmic Comic Convention, Leipzig

2022
MUJI Community Market, MUJI Ku'damm, Berlin
SNAIL EYE Cosmic Comic Convention, Leipzig

2021
LUSTR Illustration Festival, Hybernská Campus, Prague
MUJI Community Market, MUJI Ku'damm, Berlin

2018
Cats walks back and forth (collaborated with Yu Wakao), Social Kitchen, Kyoto
NEXT INTERSECTION, Yokai SOHO, Kyoto
Kyoto Art Louge, Hotel Anteroom Kyoto, Kyoto

2017
OPEN HOUSE, Gallery of the youth, Kyoto
NIGHT SWIMMING, sowale, Berlin
Words and the sky, Gallery K, Tokyo
What are the colours of the winds?, Gallery K, Tokyo

2016
SIKI, Lumiverse project, Prague
SIKI, Ukradená galerie, Prague
Pick'n Mix, Studio BUBEC, Prague
KERAMICKÁ PLASTIKA, Museum of Central Bohemia, Prague
Maschi, N galleria, Venice


Workshop


2023
Gestalte dein Traumauto!, Leipzig

2022
Nutcracker painting workshop, Tono


Residency


2023
Kuš! Comics Residency


Media


haconiwa↗︎
Kansai Art Beat↗︎


✳︎You can see my past works on Tumblr.
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