A screenprinted pop-up book by Chisato Tambayashi about the floating journey of a hot air balloon.
A screen-printed pop-up book about the adventures of a hot air balloons. Rising up, carried by the wind, day and night, the balloon is a happy nomad, travelling across the landscape, before it meets up with its free-floating companions.
This work was awarded the Doverodde Book Arts Center of Denmark Award, 2nd Prize, in 2011.
About the Artist
Chisato Tamabayashi is a Japanese London-based artist. After finishing her BA Studies at London College of Printing she studied an MA In Communication Art and Design at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2005.
Chisato Tambayashi is a highly skilled artist who screenprints her images at londonprintstudio before taking them home to assemble into beautiful cards and books. Chisato’s work includes a range of remarkable books and cards using pop-ups, printed and hand cut pages. Chisato has exhibited in the UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Japan and is in the collections of the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery as well as the TATE library artists’ book Collection.
Size: 14cm x 18cm x 1.5cm
Hand screenprinted, handcut and assembled