Niikuni, Seiichi (Editor) - ASA 3 (The Association for Study of Arts)

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Seiichi Niikuni (Editor).
ASA 3.

Tokyo: The Association for Study of Arts, 
Staple-bound softcover.
64 pages. 
Text in Japanese with some English, French and Portuguese. 

Toning and foxing largely to covers.
Pages 6/7 have toning from previously laid in acidic paper. 
A bit of soiling at staples.
Creasing and edgewear. 

Scarce Japanese concrete poetry magazine edited by Seiichi Niikuni and published by his organization ASA (The Association for Study of Arts).

Tokyo Manifesto for the Spatialism: 1968 by Seiichi Niikuni in Japanese and English. 
Memorandum of Tokyo Manifesto for the Spatialism: 1968 by Seiichi Niikuni. 
Concrete Poetry by Alvaro de Sa, Yuaka Ishii, Yutaka Ishii, Seiichi Niikuni, Ferdinand Kriwet, Shoji Yoshizawa, L.C. Vinholes, Yasuo Fujitomi and Haroldo Campos.
In Concreto: Alain Arias-Mission, Julien Blaine, Jean-Francois Bory,  Claus Bremer, Pierre Garnier, Jochen Gerz, Hansjörg Mayer, Seiichi Niikuni, Adrian Nutbeem, Adriano Spatola & Della Casa, Timm Ulrichs, and Edgardo Antonio Vigo. 
Situation of Concrete Poetry in Germany by Hiro Kamimura. 
Pilot Plan for Concrete Poetry: Augusto de Campos, Décio Pignatari + Haroldo de Campos. 
Community & Experiment for Communication by Aki Tsuda. 
Object & Image by Michiyo Tsukada.
Book Reviews. 
New Publications, etc. 

The Association of Study of Arts or ASA (芸術研究協会 Geijutsu Kenkyū Kyōkai) was founded in 1964 by Seiichii Niikuni and Yasuo Fujitomi with the objective of exploring and experimenting with concrete poetry. They published a namesake magazine ASA and published both Japanese and foreign concrete poetry.