Curated by Justin Cole
Onkyovizion is an audio-visual production team comprised of Akiko and Hashim Bharoocha. Formed in 2008, the duo creates music videos and arts projects. They specialize in creating film and visual art that is heavily influenced by sound. In 2008, Onkyovizion directed the music video All The Shallow Deep for the hiphop/psych rock group Blank Blue on Ubiquity Records. In 2009, they directed the music video A Phase Shifter I'm Going Through by the instrumental group Lord Newborn & the Magic Skulls on Ubiquity Records. Onkyovizion has also created visual clips for the Los Angeles based art/music collective, Dublab.com.
Justin Cole is a Los Angeles-based artist working in drawing, photography, sculpture, and audio – his multi-disciplinary practice addressing the complexities of the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, Cole’s native Detroit, and the United States in general. Cole’s work has been exhibited at Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles; The Project, Los Angeles; Lizabeth Olivera Gallery, Los Angeles; Co-Lab, Copenhagen; LA>< Art, Los Angeles; Queens Nails, San Francisco; and Centre Pour l’Art et le Culture, Aix-en-Provence, among others. Most recently, Cole presented a solo exhibition, entitled Historical Impulse, at Pepin Moore, Los Angeles. Additionally, Cole performs as part of the collaborative art and music group OJO.