International creative collective holds event to celebrate establishment in heart of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan, May 18th 2018— Owen Rogers (Founder, TokyoFAM) and Jimi Okelana (Design Director, EDGEof, Inc.) presented the launch of the ON-1 Collective event series, a collaborative initiative fostering community among Tokyo’s leading young creatives. The launch took place in the newly opened “Gamechanger’s Studio”, EDGEof, Inc. a five minute walk from Shibuya’s famous Hachiko Statue. Featuring a fashion show, music performances, DJs, VJs, and a drink bar sponsored by Jameson Whiskey, the evening welcomed over 150 local and international creatives in various industries.
The first event opened with two acts from Parisian artists newly arrived in Tokyo. VJ crew, Makio & Floz, provided live visuals rendered in real time to the music of DJ Chris MS. Headlining the event was as a live performance from Tokyo based artist AAAMYYY who brought her incredible vocals and DJ mastery to an illuminated stage projected into the streets of Shibuya. In addition to the musical performance, fashion models posed in a live mannequin-style fashion show featuring collections from the local boutique Eclipse Tokyo, adding an exciting interactive layer. The night’s high energy kept going with a dynamic set from local DJ SakiSakeKirai that put everyone on the dance floor with the latest sounds of Shibuya. Keeping in the pace of these high-energy performances, the ON-1 Collective will continue with monthly events at the EDGEof Crossing 2F space focusing on fashion, art, music and tech.