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KEN HAMAZAKI

Fly /In-Flight Painting

In the In-Flight Painting features art works that has been created by Ken Hamazaki during flights. They express distinctive characters and landmarks that are related to the flight destination as clouds. He used his own ‘maze-technique’ on these works.

[About In-Flight Painting (IFP)]
Ken Hamazaki has been creating his art works based on three concepts; ‘fly’, ‘sleep’ and ‘sit’. In-Fright-Painting (IFP) features art works that have been created by Ken Hamazaki during flights. He takes 16 canvases and marker pens in his carry-on luggage. He usually spends three hours to create a work during a flight. His works express distinctive characters and landmarks that are related to the flight destination as clouds. He used his own ‘maze-technique’ on these works. He has been to more than 100 cities through the IPF project, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Bahrain, Frankfurt, Munich, Barcelona, Madrid, London, Cuba, Israel, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Ken Hamazaki has been transferring power from nature and space into his works and performances. His goal is to express this energy into a microcosm. The clouds depicted in this series are inspired by actual clouds and the atmosphere of the cities that he visited in the project. An airport cord and a flight number are written on the back of each canvas.
His travel experiences around the world have been compressed in these small canvases (only 22cm×27cm). These canvases will take you to unseen places completely different from your daily life. You will appreciate his journey through them.
  • KEN HAMAZAKI IN-FLIGHT PAINTING 2017-2018 EXHIBITION

  • 1488 IFP#83 UA804 SIN-NRT 8APR

  • 1486 IFP#82 MH2507 KCH-KUL 7APR

  • 1481 IFP#81 MH2522 KUL-KCH 3APR

  • 1479 IFP#80 UA803 NRT-SIN 2APR

  • 1389 IFP#79 UA885 SFO-KIX 29DEC

  • 1388 IFP#78 UA303 JFK-SFO 29DEC

  • 1380 IFP#76 UA886 KIX-SFO 23DEC

  • 1381 IFP#77 UA808 SFO-JFK 23DEC

  • 1376 IFP#74 OZ502 CDG-ICN 20DEC

  • 1377 IFP#75 OZ106 ICN-NRT 21DEC

  • 1369 IFP#72 OZ107 NRT-ICN 16DEC

  • 1370 IFP#73 OZ501 ICN-CDG 16DEC

  • 1076 IFP#71 UA885 SFO-KIX 3SEP

  • 1075 IFP#70 UA886 KIX-SFO 25AUG

  • 1074 IFP#69 JAL2501 CTS-KIX 18AUG