(*Updated with event pics) Mechatro WeGo Custom Show Coming To #STGCC2017
1000Toys will be bringing their touring Mechatro WeGo Custom Show to Singapore next weekend for the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Con 2017 (Sept 9-10), along with customs from special guests Kaori Hinata (AKA Hinatique), Yasu (AKA Ebineko-ya), Deanne George (Sorbet Jungle) and Carlos East (of The Beast Brothers) = with all four of whom are as well Invited Guests for this year’s STGCC too!
I’ve featured some WIPs here (and will attempt to update more when they are revealed). Keep a look for their works, and the rest of custom “Mechatro WeGos” at Booth #GU02!
PRESS RELEASE: ”Japanese independent toy maker 1000toys is bringing a spectacular Toys-to-Art Showcase to this year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention. The event will be held on September 9 & 10, 2017 at the Sands Exposition Center in Singapore. STGCC is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The 1000toys booth will feature the Mechatro WeGo Custom Show, live painting & signings by a select group of international artists and a bounty of exclusive designer toys, art and merchandise.
Custom shows are a big part of the Toys-to-Art scene. The Mechatro WeGo custom show has been touring global toy events throughout the year. Featuring Customs by some of the biggest names in the Designer Toy scene, The Mechatro WeGo custom show was born at DesignerCon in the U.S. at the end of last year. Throughout 2017 the show has travelled to ToyCon U.K. in London, Thailand Toy Expo in Bangkok, the 5Points Festival in NYC, Wonderfestival in Tokyo and the next stop is Singapore! At every stop have been adding fresh Mechatro WeGo customs to the mix. For the Singapore Edition of the show we will bring some fan favorites from Jon Paul Kaiser, Luke Chueh, Paul Kaiju, Doktor A PLUS new customs from our featured crew of international artists plus some surprise guest customizers."
artist line-up :
Kazushi Kobayashi (moderythm) [JAPAN]
Luke Chueh (w/ J*RYU) [U.S.A.]
Jon-Paul Kaiser [U.K.]
Horrible Adorables [U.S.A.]
Hinatique (Kaori Hinata) [Japan]
The Beast Brothers (Carlos East) [U.S.A.]
Ebineko-ya (Yasu) [Japan]
Sorbet Jungle (Deanne George) [U.S.A.]
Hayakawa (1000toys) [Japan]
Doktor A [U.K.]
Dolly Oblong [Holland]
Paul Kaiju [U.S.A.]
How2Work / Kasing Lung [Hong Kong]
GLITCH_net (Bryan Lie) [Indonesia]
Get ready for the STGCC Edition of the Mechatro WeGo Custom Show. Debuting brand new customs from Touma, Horrible Adorables, Sorbet Jungle, The Beast Brothers, Hinatique, and Yasu Ebinekoya plus amazing works by international superstars including Jon-Paul Kaiser, Luke Chueh, Paul Kaiju, Doktor A, Banana Virus, Wetworks and more. Stop by the 1000toys Toys-to-Art Showcase at booth #GU02 and check out the exhibition! . #1000toys #STGCC2017 #mechatrowego #customshow #toystoart
(Cheers for the headsup, Don!)