Comi Comi…

… is a series of notes on art and takes it’s name from the magazine Playmap (1969-1972). Each note is about agitation and the frenzy of being up against it. Notes are also about Japan (but not exclusively). They feature galleries and artists – their stories and schemes, plotting plans, averting disaster, predicting tragedy and prompting comedy. To paraphrase the magazine, notes are their word on-the-street, my words (and images) around town – “Machi Comi, Michi Comi.”

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Hi, my name is Stuart Munro. Words for Apartamento, Art AgendaArt Asia PacificArt Review Asia, The Wire and others. MA@UCL. Say hello –