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Anime Architecture

Revealing the creative processes behind iconic Japanese animation films

Curated by Stefan Riekeles, this exhibition traces the architectural world-building process of Japan’s most influential animated science fiction films.

From location photographs and concept sketches in detailed pencil drawings, through to final expression as anime cells in full colour, Anime Architecture reveals some of the intricate creative processes behind iconic Japanese animated films Patlabor: the Movie, Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis, Ghost in the Shell and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence.

The collection of works are by Hiromasa Ogura, Takashi Watabe, Haruhiko Higami, Mamoru Oshii and Atsushi Takeuchi.



Mondays to Thursdays, 10am to 8pm
Fridays, 10am to 6pm
Saturdays, 10am to 3pm

Saturday 2 June to Saturday 11 August 2018

Except Queen's Birthday and Monday 16 July

Exhibition officially opens 1 June, 6.30pm. The gallery will be closed in the hours prior.



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