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NODE HOTEL

In Kyoto, Feel As Though You're Inside An Art Collectors Home

INVISIBLE MEN

The Largest-Ever Exhibition Devoted to Menswear Is Currently on Display in London

“TRACK & FIELD” C/O VIRGIL ABLOH

We Speak To Creative Agency CONVOY Behind The Podium-Worthy Project

SUPERLABO

Tokyo's Finest Photo Publisher Opens Their New Showroom & Gallery

Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel

The Design Hotel in Barcelona Delivers with Practical Luxury and Minimalist Decor

GWANGJU DESIGN BIENNALE

Deciphering The Complex Meaning of 'Humanity'

Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar

Munich’s Only Design Hotel for the Independent & Savvy Traveller

“Figures of Speech” at the MCA Chicago

Virgil Abloh's First Museum Exhibition Portrays Creativity and Consumption in the 21st Century

NEW FOUND FORM

The New DJ Duo Joining The Dots Between London's Diverse Music Scene

ON MOUNTAIN HUT

An Ode to On’s Beginnings, A Sustainable Mountain Hut Found in the Swiss Alps 2,500 Metres Up

JULIA CHIANG

The Brooklyn-based Artist Explores the Ambiguous Complexities of Life With Vibrant Optimism

THE TAVERNIST

Undefinable & Undeniably Good Contemporary Fine Dining in Taipei

THE OKURA TOKYO

Reinventing The Past, Yoshio Taniguchi Creates An Impressive New Era

LINE LA

The Leading LA Hotel Celebrating Its Location, Creative Network and Perfect Refurbishment of an Architectural Masterpiece

ZIA

Emerging Chef Antonio Ziantoni Is Transforming Rome's Contemporary Fine Dining Culture

RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka Main Lounge

A 1973-Designed Lounge With An Indoor Flowing River & Cumulus Glass Ceiling

RYO KASE

A Closer Look At The Talented Japanese Actor

September, 2015
Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ

With a calm and reserved demeanour and a genuine dedication to the art of acting, find well-respected and renowned Japanese actor Ryo Kase featured in films alongside Clint Eastwood, Gus van Sant and Takeshi Kitano. Born in Yokohama and raised in the States, his background provides him with an alternative perspective that draws him to Japanese and Korean arthouse films by Hong Sang-soo, to American-produced commercial blockbusters.

Ryo’s integrity is as strong as his talent, and his passion for film admirably irrepressible.

Ryo Kase was featured in Ala Champ Issue 8 (2014)
Photography: Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
Words: Joanna Kawecki

Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
Ryo Kase, Tokyo, 2014 © Shin Hamada for Ala Champ
September, 2015