Nampei Akaki + Henry Jock Walker

Feb 2020

CoVA was pleased to host artists Henry Jock Walker (Australia) and Nampei Akaki (Japan) at the Norma Redpath Studio during their presentation of Kintsugi Supermarket for Asia TOPA 2020.

More information below and at AsiaTOPA

Kintsugi Supermarket is Australia's first born and bred Australian Japanese fusion repurposed art, discount department store. The first store will open on the outskirts of Melbourne, in Newport at The SUBSTATION in Victoria in early 2020, for one night only: Tuesday the 25th February from 7:30pm - 11:00pm.

Kintsugi Supermarket will employ interactive audience engagement to build unique products, using recycled art and materials from a wide variety of Australian and Japanese artists from 18-22 Feb all welcome to participate 11:00-5:00pm at The SUBSTATION.

Guest artists are dynamic, creative, passionate, humble and relentless in their pursuit of art making in Australia, Japan and beyond. From women's, men's and children's wear to fresh fruit and veg, wall art, furniture, and folklore, Kintsugi Supermarket is a popular one-stop-shop for customers looking for a creative supermarket product creation and or consumption experience.


Henry Jock Walker
Nampei Akaki
Produced by
Michaela Coventry - Sage Arts

Guest Artists

Boram Momo Lee, Andrew Treloar, Takuo Dami Yamada, Jessie Lumb, Emmaline Zanelli, Kaspar Schmidt-Mumm, Adrian Schmidt-Mumm, Yabe Tadashi, Yutaka Takayama, Mayuko Takayama, and Kiyoe Kaburagi