Le Petit Mignon (from BERLIN) presents “My shaft ain’t at the bottom of my bell-end”

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  • May 2012


    Le Petit Mignon presents:
    “My shaft ain’t at the bottom of my bell-end”
    2012. 5.24(thu) – 29(tue)
    open: 16:00 – 23:00
    entrance: 1drink order
    at GALAXY GALLERY

    Le Petit Mignon は、ベルリンを拠点とした実験的な音楽のフォーラムであるStaalplaatが主催するギャラリー/レコードレーベル/出版社である。

    ARTIST:
    anef (France)
    Zven Balslev (Denmark)
    Noémie Barsolle (France)
    Zeke Clough (U.K)
    crippaXXXalmqvist (Sweden)
    Le Petit Mignon (Germany)
    Mats!? (Sweden)
    Jeong Hwa Min (South Corea)
    Juk Molm (?)
    Zeloot (The Netherlands)

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    参加作家の多くは、これまでにLe Petit Mignonで展示/アートZINEのリリースをしています。
    ヨーロッパのアンダーグラウンドのアートシーンで活躍するクレージーな画家やグラフィックデザイナー達です。
    日本は世界でも最先端のテクノロジーを有しているにも関わらず、国際的に孤立し、コミュニケーションは国境で止まっているように見えます。そしてその状況は、昨年福島で生じた核災害によって増幅されました。ヨーロッパを拠点とするアーティスト達の感性で、言葉の壁や距離を乗り越えた新たなコミュニケーションの道を築き、未来へ向けた扉を開きたいと思います。
    また、Le Petit Mignonは、日本の若い世代が大量消費社会に立ち向かい新たな道を見付け出し、福島での災害にもかかわらず”安全”について国民を騙し続けている政治家への抗議行動を起こすことを激励します。

    Le Petit Mignon is a record label, a publishing company and a gallery focused on DIY and underground art and grafic design, hosted by the Berlin based specialist of unusual and experimental music Staalplaat. With exhibitions showing works by the most creative contemporary artists from all around the world, collections of handmade & printed artbooks, fanzines and comics as well as limited editions of silkscreened posters and t-shirts.

    Simultaneously to “My bell-end ain’t at the top of my shaft” exhibition in Tokyo, ”My shaft ain’t at the bottom of my bell-end” present another selection of works by artists and grafic designers involved in the underground art scene in Europe. Most of them were, at some point in the past, invited by Le Petit Mignon to present their work on the walls of Berlin based record shop Staalplaat and offered their contribution and their printing skills to a still expanding series of publications released by Le Petit Mignon.
    While Japan is technologically one of the most advanced nation in the world, the country is extremely isolated and communications quite often seem to stop at its borders. This paradoxical and unfair phenomenon has been amplified by the nuclear disaster occurring in Fukushima last year. Through the sensibility of Europe based artists transcribed on paper, this exhibition aim to overcome the language barrier and distances, build and maintain an alternative communication bridge and open doors to future engaged collaborations between Europe and Japan.
    On this occasion, Le Petit Mignon also wants to encourage Japanese youth to rise against consumerism, build an alternative society and get involved in actions against the criminal politicians governing their country who, just one year after Fukushima’s disaster, keep on lying and endangering the safety of Japanese people.

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    OPENING pARTy with 浪乃花レコード
    2012.5.24 (thu)
    18:00 – 23:30
    entrance: FREEEEE

    Live:
    Guilty C.
    ORHYTHMO feat.Pulseman

    DJs:
    DNT
    feedbackaa
    freak out
    秋葉慎一郎

    http://naminohana-records.com/

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    東京同時開催!!!
    “My bell-end ain’t at the top of my shaft”
    2012.5.12(sat) – 27(sun) at mograg garage

    http://mograg.com

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    Le Petit Mignon
    c/o Staalplaat store
    Kienitzer Str. 108, Eg rechts
    12049 Berlin
    phone: +49-30 41 76 73 55
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