Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

Award winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City and instructor at School of Visual Arts.

hello India! I am coming.

Hello hello India! I will be in your country for the first time ever. This is also the longest flight I have ever taken, and probably a most adventurous trip ever as I have never been to that part of the world. A lot of first evers, and I am very excited. There will be three events in three different cities while I am there.

1. Kyoorius Designyatra
First is the big design conference everyone in creative industry in India know about. I am very honored to be invited to participate in this year’s event. It will be held between September 29- October 1. The new venue this year will be in Jaipur. You can learn more about the conference and book your tickets here

2. Tales on Tweet book release events
Local editor/writer Manoj Pandey and I collaborated on his book, Tales on Tweet, a coffee table book of the world’s shortest short stories in 140 characters. The book was just released from Harper Collins India, and include many high-profile authors including Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood.
We will be doing two book events in two different cities during my stay. Hope to see you there!

A. Tales on Tweet book event in Darjeeling
The Lounge, Elgin Silver Oaks, Kalimpong, Darjeeling,  October 3,  2:00PM, free and open to the public.

B. Tales on Tweet book event in Delhi
The Toddy Shop
, Hauz Khas Village, Delhi, October 6, 7:00PM, free and open to the public.

Looking forward to seeing you, and your beautiful country soon! See you at one of the events.

me happy with recently acquired business visa to India.