Silk screen posters sold at during the KAZUHIRO IMAI solo exhibition held at THE blank GALLERY Tokyo. Limited 30 copies.#Will be sent in poster tube.
COLOR:OFF WHITE / PRINT:BLACK
SIZE:B3(364mm ☓ 515mm) #NOT INCLUDE POSTER FLAME
Active since 1982.
Guitarist and songwriter for Blow One’s Cool, First Alert, Liquidscreen and Bid’ah.
In his teens he played in a band with Dr. Yasue of S.O.B. which lead to him illustrating for Seltic Frost which can be seen as a predecessor to S.O.B.
He later became known for the art work he provided for the S.O.B. albums “Leave Me Alone” and “Don’t Be Swindle”. Kazuhiro is a multi-talented artist who combines his understanding of music with his skills in design, collage and illustration.
He is also active in a variety of fields outside the punk scene, providing works for many events such as for famous butoh dancer and choreographer Akaji Maro.
Last year he continued to be very active in the art world on an international scale, with projects including designing the debut single for Septic Tank, formed by Lee Dorrian (ex-member of Napalm Death and Cathedral), and collaborating with skate brand Skull Skates.
Mr. IMAI who is in charge of jacket of debut work “LEAVE ME ALONE” released in 1986 by legendary hardcore band SxOxB boasted by Japan, gathering enthusiastic support like the band since. In recent years, he is active in world wide such as providing artwork to SEPTIC TANK led by Lee Dorrian (ex-NAPALM DEATH) and collaboration with SKULL SKATES. Myself also acts as a bassist in SxOxB, LIQUID SCREEN,BID’AH guitarist, art and music are lifestyle itself.
THIS IS NOT ART, THIS IS LIFE “” BOOK
From the beginning of the 1980’s hardcore / PUNK spent in real time,
BID’ah, LIQUID SCREEN, ex- BLOW ONE’S COOL ~ FIRST ALERT
It is a guitarist and at the same time from various life work such as SK8 and art etc from 80 years Art work of hardcore / PUNK band in Japan and abroad including SxOxB Works etc for SKULL SKATES and Mr. Aka Butoh’s event.
Variety of talents such as design, collage, illustration etc as well as sense of music
It continues worldwide activity to my pace, from 82 years of KAZUHIRO IMAI until now.Permanent preservation version packing the culmination of living like 104 pages!