Japanese AI artist collective ‘Paramita’ to exhibit at World Art Dubai 2023｜Arab News Japan
Arab News Japan
TOKYO: One of the world’s largest art exhibitions will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center from March 9 to 12 and will feature “Paramita,” a collective co-founded by MINAMOTO Koshiro, a samurai artist and MASUYAMA Rena, a Facebook certified painter.
The two popular Japanese artists have their own AI art museum in Akihabara, the district in Tokyo that celebrates anime and manga, and they are currently attracting a lot of attention for their works. Minamoto has studied Japanese martial arts for 37 years and Noh, a traditional Japanese cultural art form, for nearly 20 years. He attracted attention in the Middle East when he performed at “The Riyadh Season 2022” in Saudi Arabia.
Masuyama is a highly acclaimed painter and filmmaker who has also conducted cultural exchanges on the Iraq War and film screenings in Palestine. She is currently directing and producing an international samurai film, “Toshizo’s Sword,” featuring Minamoto.
The theme of Paramita’s artwork in World Art Dubai 2023 is “Samurai and Cats”. This art series depicts samurai and cats living in “Samurai Country,” a futuristic city that embraces diversity and transcends time and space to convey the spirit of the samurai to the world in an effort to save the world and lead it to paradise and peace.
AI-generated images are printed on paper and composed on canvas. Each piece is handmade using traditional Japanese techniques such as lacquered papier-mâché ware and iwa-enogu (mineral paints). The goal is to convey love to artificial intelligence.
The works will be located at booth Z06-07 in the Animation Corner of World Art Dubai 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Kimono and Samurai live painting performances will be held near the booth every day. Samurai videos produced by the artists will be being shown on monitors in the anime booths at the event.