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The Thing Quarterly - Issue 31: Ken Kagami

Ken Kagami
The Thing Quarterly
27.5 × 55 in
Beach Towel, Multiple

For issue 31, Tokyo based visual artist Ken Kagami created a black and white bath towel with all the hidden body parts placed on the outside of the towel…and they are smiling. The issue includes a zine by Ken Kagami entitled Sexy Body Parts, with an introduction by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg (the writing team who brought you Super Bad, Pineapple Express, and most recently Sausage Party, among many other fine films).

Ken Kagami was born (1974) and presently lives and works in Tokyo. Kagami’s selected past exhibitions include “Lionel Messi”,Bahamas Biennale,Detroit (2016 Group Exhibition), “dog”,MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (2016 Solo exhibition), “comedie concrète”, MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (2015 Group exhibition), “Green”, What Pipeline (organized by Puppies Puppies), Detroit (2015 Group exhibition), “Bronze works 2013-2014”, MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (2014 Solo exhibition), “The Future is Stupid”, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee (2013), a two person exhibition together with Detroit based artist Scott Reeder, the solo exhibition “SPICY!!!” presented by Nadiff Gallery, Tokyo (2013) and “HELLOWIEN” Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna (2006). In 2015 Kagami presented a performance as part of the Live section of Frieze London; the performance drew an audience of more than 2000 visitors over the course of 4 days.

100% cotton
27.5 × 55 inches
Double-sided in inverse colors
Machine washable

Includes Sexy Body Parts zine with intro by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg.

  1. The Thing Quarterly - Issue 31: Ken Kagami

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