Pokémon fans and art enthusiasts alike are in for a treat, with a newly-announced collaboration between the iconic Pokémon Snorlax and the talented artist CHRIS! Taking center stage at KOMIYAMA TOKYO G, this collaborative art event is scheduled to run from February 9th, 2024 to February 26th, 2024.
Artist CHRIS, renowned for his distinctive expressive and cartoon-like artstyle, presents a solo exhibition titled “KABIGON meets SNORLAX”, Kabigon being Snorlax’s Japanese name. The focal point of this showcase is to depict the sleepy Pokemon in a fresh style through CHRIS’s artistic lens, in a variety of different settings.
Employing his deep passion for gaming and manga, CHRIS combines his iconic pop-art style with the cute and memorable personality of Snorlax, showing off a reverence for the Pokémon universe through his own unique artistic expression. The exhibition is described as an endearing portrayal of Snorlax navigating the realm of dreams, while capturing the essence of its dreamy escapades.
The exhibition not only features artworks but also showcases videos previous made by CHRIS featuring Snorlax, and offers exclusive collaborative goods available to attendees. Official catalogs, art books, keychains, and more are available for sale, with 500 catalogs containing an exclusive Snorlax sticker designed by CHRIS.
As an added bonus, attendees can look forward to a special greeting event during the exhibition, where Snorlax itself will make an appearance, giving fans an even more interactive experience in addition to wonderful photo opportunities. More information, including a preview of what’s in store and access information, can be found on the official site here. Fans won’t want to miss this exclusive collaboration before it’s gone!