TDC Annual Awards1997-98, Members' Judges' Special Prize: Fumio Tachibana

Japanese

1997-98 Award Winners



Poster for FIFA
"Football, culture du siécle"

Do you all still remember me PERIOD Have you gone past me and moved ahead PERIOD I am small but I have a significant meaning which is "ERA" PERIOD You will find me all over the world PERIOD Without exception you will see me in the end PERIOD That's why there's a beginning PERIOD Thank you for not going past me in the end PERIOD



Fumio Tachibana

Born in 1968 in Hiroshima. Graduated from Visual Communication Design Division of Musashino Art University, and completed Master's Course of Design in the Fine Arts Research Dept. of the Graduated School of Tokyo University of Art and Music. Invited participation in "Artist In Residence" at Vermont Studio Center, USA in '94. Held his solo exhibition "MADE IN U.S.A." at Saga-cho Exhibit Space in '95, and collaboration with a German artist "BRÜCKE" (P3 art and environment), and group exhibition "Selections Winter '97" at the Drawing Center, NY. Won Gold Prize at the 17th Brno International Graphic Design Biennial in '96, and Tokyo TDC Members' Gold Prize in '97.