What's kaikaikiki

Kaikai Kiki's Objectives

Making art the speaks to the future

Kaikai Kiki Co was founded by Takashi Murakami in 2001, and evolved from its predecessor, the Hiropon Factory. Its goals as an enterprise include the production and promotion of artwork, the management and support of select young artists, general management of events and projects, and the production and promotion of merchandise. With bases in Hiroo, Tokyo; Long Island City, New York; and Daikanyama, Tokyo; Kaikai Kiki is the first Japanese company looking to the future to develop and promote state-of-the-art contemporary artworks.

Production and Promotion of Artwork

In New York and Tokyo, highly trained Kaikai Kiki employees work under the supervision of Takashi Murakami to produce cutting-edge, innovative artworks.

Artist Management

By organizing exhibitions and projects, handling public relations, and offering Murakami’s personal feedback on work in progress, Kaikai Kiki is dedicated to the growth of emerging artists.

The GEISAI Operation

GEISAI is a Kaikai Kiki-run event that introduces young artists to over 10,000 art enthusiasts.

Production and Promotion of Merchandise

Kaikai Kiki produces and promotes merchandise that colorfully expresses our artists’ designs and styles.

Organization of Art Projects

Including Murakami’s three-part curation series Superflat, Kaikai Kiki works to manage and execute a myriad of art projects

Collaboration Projects

Takashi Murakami surprised many in the art world with his collaboration with Louis Vuitton in 2002. Kaikai Kiki artists participate in various collaborations with fashion, music, entertainment, and other industries.

Animation Production

In March 2003 Kaikai Kiki opened an animation studio in Daikanyama, Tokyo, which produces animation works for Murakami and Kaikai Kiki artists.

Overseas Activities (New York Office)

The New York office serves as a window for Kaikai Kiki’s international activities, and a buffer for communication between Tokyo and the world.