Giant Robot Time: 4.10.15 – Nikki McClure Artwork Now Available!

giant robot time: 4.10.15 | art by: nikki mcclure



Worcester Art Museum x GR - Samurai! Exhibition
April 18 - September 6
Contemporary Gallery
Opening Party: Friday, April 17

Discover the samurai, in history and popular culture! Guest curator Eric Nakamura, editor and founder of Giant Robot Magazine, combines historical Japanese arms and armor from the Worcester Art Museum and John Woodman Higgins collections with work by contemporary artists inspired by samurai and their enduring myth.

Artists in the Exhibition:

On View: Katsuya Terada, Ferris Plock, Rob Sato, Kent Williams, Mu Pan, Miya Ando, Moira Hahn, Yuko Shimizu, Masakatsu Sashie, Jed Henry, James Jean, Kozyndan, Shawn Cheng, Josh Cochran, Esao Andrews, and Stan Sakai

Mural Project (phase two): Andrew Hem, Audrey Kawasaki, Mari Inukai
Opening Party   Exhibition

Game Night: Experimental USC Games
Saturday, April 11, 6-10pm

Join Giant Robot, Angrybananas, Destructoid, and USC Games for Ten Experimental games that'll be played throughout the evening. In a highly anticipated evening featuring some of the most innovative games using the latest technologies, we'll also feature a panel discussion with the developers moderated by Professor Richard Lemarchand.

Bring your minds and be ready to expand! The event is free.

Japan: From the Outside In - Abby Denson and Mari Naomi
Saturday, April 18, 7pm

A reading and signing with Abby Denson and Mari Naomi. We'll have books on hand.

Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen

"Whether you're ready to hop a plane and travel to Japan tomorrow, or interested in Japanese pop culture, this fun and colorful travelogue by noted comic book artist and food blogger Abby Denson, husband Matt, friend Yuuko, and sidekick, Kitty Sweet Tooth, will present Japan in a unique and fascinating way."

Paper & Wood Crafting Kits

PLAY-DECO is a unique craft for home decor that combines wooden "bone" with paper "texture."
Pac-Man Hat & T-shirt

In4mation Hawaii and Hnrs Las Vegas teamed up with a limited edition collection themed for the great Manny Pac-Man Pacquiao.
Mug Set
Shinzi Katoh

Japanese designer and artist Shinzi Katoh creates some of the most beautifully cute images!
  Mini Cat Cup

Always have your cat friend peeking at you while you sip your tea (or Sake).
L.A. Son:
My Life, My City, My Food

Roy Choi

Filled with over 85 inspired recipes that meld the overlapping traditions and flavors of LA, including Korean fried chicken, tempura potato pancakes, and more.
  Cool Japan Guide:
Fun In the Land of Manga,
Lucky Cats and Ramen

Abby Denson

This full-color graphic novel Japan guidebook is the first of it's kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective.

Nikki McClure Art Talk Video at GR2

On Sunday, April 5th, she conducted a talk about her work, process, and described individual pieces which gives you a powerful insight into her thoughts and background.

GR2: 15,000 Years Later - Nikki McClure Reception Photos

Thanks to the attendees of last weekend’s reception!

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