Niikuni, Seiichi (Editor) - ASA 2 (The Association for Study of Arts)

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Seiichi Niikuni (Editor).
ASA 2.

Tokyo: The Association for Study of Arts, 
1966.
Staple-bound softcover.
48 pages. 
Text in Japanese with some English, French and Portuguese. 

Very good. 
Slight unobtrusive foxing at edge.
A bit of soiling at staples.
Slight edge wear. 

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

Poèmes Franco-Japonais by Seiichi Niikuni and Pierre Garnier.
3éme Manifeste Du Spatialisme: Pour Une Poésie Supranationale by Seiichi Niikuni & Pierre Garnier.
Concrete Poetry by Yasuo Fujitomi, Toshihiko Shimizu, Seiichi Niikuni, Ilse and Pierre Garnier.
Poems of Eye and Mouth by L.C. Vinholes. 
For Instance by Yasuo Fujitomi. 
Concrete Poetry by Seiko Kanno, Syoji Yoshizawa, and Max Bense. 
Konkrete Poesie: Max Bense. 
Theory and Practice of Text by Max Bense. 
Poem-Garden by L.C. Vinholes. 
Concrete Poetry by Yasuo Fujitomi and Toshihiko Shimizu.
Manuel Bandiera + Cassiano Ricardo + Concrete Poetry: L.C. Vinholes.
ASA: Exhibition of Concrete Poetry by ASA Gallery Crystal Tokyo 1966. 

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.