Meditations Hand-Dye T-Shirt produced by S&Y WORKSHOP, located in Miyazaki Prefecture, the mecca of surfing, with artwork by Tomoo Gokita.
The motif is lord of Shiva on the wave, the Hindu god of creation and destruction, also as founder of Yoga. 100% organic cotton spun in India, Sewing is done in Japan. Hand-dyed & printed with natural ink at Miyazaki Prefecture by ourself.
*The texture of each item is different due to the completely homemade dyeing and printing process. Also, the color may differ depending on the browser. Please understand.
Born in 1969 in Tokyo. He is based in Tokyo. In the late 1990s, Gokita received acclaim for drawings made with charcoal and ink on paper. His first book Lingerie Wrestling was published in 2000. Starting with a show in New York in 2006, Gokita has exhibited his works in solo exhibitions internationally. In 2012, his work was included in “The Unseen Relationship: Form and Abstraction” at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art. Followed by “THE GREAT CIRCUS”, a solo show in 2014 at the same museum. Recent solo shows include, “PEEKABOO” (2018) at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery and “Get Down” (2021) held at Dallas Contemporary, Texas. His books and exhibition catalogues include Shuffle Tetsudō Shōka [shuffle railroad songs] (Tokyo: Tennen Bunko, 2010); 777 (Tokyo: 888 Books, 2015); Holy Cow (Tokyo: Taka Ishii Gallery, 2017); PEEKABOO (Tokyo: Tokyo Opera City Cultural Foundation, 2018); and MOO (Tokyo: Taka Ishii Gallery, 2021).