Asuka Okajima


Asuka Okajima is an illustrator 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 creates objects, is involved in graphic design, and runs a small press called SEA SONS PRESS.

岡島飛鳥/イラストレーター。ドイツ・ライプツィヒ在住。東京藝術大学で彫刻を学んだ後、東京、プラハ、京都、ライプツィヒで活動してきました。日本文化をはじめ、ヨーロッパのアートやグラフィティー、チェコの絵本、世界各地の音楽など、拠点を移すなかで様々な文化を呼吸しながら、豊かなアイデアソースを培いました。イラストレーションのほか、グラフィックデザイン、リトルプレスSEA SONS PRESSの運営にも携わっています。
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Selected Clients


Praha7
Papierlabo.
English School
Social Kitchen
SEA SONS PRESS
Mukiryoku-club


Books


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


Exhibitions


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


✳︎You can see my past works on Tumblr.
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