Niikuni, Seiichi (Editor) - ASA 5 (The Association for Study of Arts)

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Seiichi Niikuni (Editor).
ASA 5.

Tokyo: The Association for Study of Arts, 
1971.
Staple-bound softcover.
67 pages. 
Text in Japanese with some English, French and Portuguese. 

Very good.  
Light minor edgewear. 
Handwritten letter in Japanese laid in. 

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

Ryojiro Yamanaka: One Trillion.
In a Turning Point: Seiichi Niikuni.
Excluded Phonic Poems: Pierre Garnier. 
Exhibition was Brilliant: Alain Arias-Mission.
Reflection on Objectification of the Words: Hideharu Miura. 
Images by Harry Guest. 
Petits Poemes Mathématiques Simplistes by Seiichi Niikuni and Pierre Garnier. 
Concrete Poetry by Jiri Valoch, Hideo Kajino, Ryojiro Yamanaka, Yoshio Murui, Julien Blaine, Hiroshi Tanabe, Shoji Yoshizawa, Harry Guest, Ian Hamilton Finlay, John Sharkey, Jean-Francois Bory, Paul De Vree, Chima Sunada, Yutaka Ishii, Claudio Parmiggiani, Jochen Gerz, Timm Ulrichs, Richard Kostelanetz. 
Poemx: Public Poem by Alain Arias-Mission.
Eugene Wildman. 
Desque: Poems, Phonetiques Sur Spatialisme. 
Poems by Seiichi Niikuni in 1966 by Yasuo Fujitomi. 

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.