About a Chameleon
A collaboration between nomadic Austrailian artist Damon Kowarsky and Japanese artist Kyoko Imazo.
The title of the zine 'about a chameleon' comes from a quote by Jean Cocteau about a chameleon who was accidently put on a tartan rug. The images grew out of a series of collaborative works by Imazu and Kowarsky based in part on drawings made in the collection of Museum Victoria. Printed on speacial irridescent paper. A6 size. £1
About Kyoko Imazu
Kyoko Imazu holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in Printmaking, a Diploma of Visual Arts, and a Certificate in Foundation Studies Art in Design and Communication, all from RMIT in Melbourne.
Kyoko Imazu was born in Japan and has lived in Australia since 2002. She has exhibited her work throughout the Asia-Pacific region including Bus Projects, Port Jackson Press, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, and the Tokyo National Art Centre.
Her work is held in collections at RMIT, Sydney College of Arts, and the National Gallery of Australia, among others.
To learn more, visit: www.kyokoimazu.com
About Damon Kowarsky
Damon Kowarsky studied printmaking at the Victoria College of the Arts (VCA) and Glasgow School of Art, and Advanced Figure Drawing at RMIT. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Art, Honours, in Printmaking from VCA.
Since graduating in 2000 he has exhibited his prints in Australia and abroad and worked as a scientific, courtroom, and archaeological illustrator.
Kowarsky has travelled extensively in North Africa, West Asia and the Middle East. The architecture of each of these regions, particularly those of Yemen, Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the colours of earth and sky inspire much of his work.
Kowarsky has received numerous awards, grants and residencies and has also taught drawing and printmaking in Lahore and Karachi.
To learn more, visit : www.damon.tk