A visit to Planet Jiro

Artist Jiro Osuga is holding an exhibition to mark the launch of his new website, which will allow users to immerse themselves in Planet Jiro…

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Built by Osuga himself, the interactive Planet Jiro website (which is currently a holding page) will showcase the artist’s work and uses ‘a purely visual and interactive way of navigation’.

Jiro's Studio

Source: Jiro Osuga/Flowers Gallery

Jiro’s Studio, on Planet Jiro

The site’s London button, for example, will take visitors to a pictorial view of the city, with a choice of clickable landmarks – such as Opera, Observatory and Stadium.

The London page on Planet Jiro

Source: Jiro Osuga/Flowers Gallery

The London page on Planet Jiro

To launch the website next month, London’s Flowers Gallery is holding an exhibition of Osuga’s work, which feature a large projection of his new site.

The Museum page on Planet Jiro

Source: Jiro Osuga/Flowers Gallery

The Museum page on Planet Jiro

Artworks, which will based on a London theme, will be arranged in the space to mimic a journey through the site, and the exhibition will culminate in a live auction of work on 9 May.

Space, as viewable from the Observatory page on Planet Jiro

Source: Jiro Osuga/Flowers Gallery

Space, as viewable from the Observatory page on Planet Jiro

Planet Jiro is at Flowers Gallery, 82 Kingsland Road, London E2, from 19 April -11 May.

Harbour, shown on Planet Jiro

Source: Jiro Osuga/Flowers Gallery

Harbour, shown on Planet Jiro

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