Named after the river "Kanna River" that flows in Kamikawa town where his base locates.
Kurosenya (Black Line Store)/ Painter / Designer
Born in 1993. Black Line in Japan.
Expressing his sensibilities through drawings that focuses on street culture and it is basically inspired by ancient Japanese traditions, natural features and original scenery. His style is some kind of Japanese psychedelic work and it depicts all things with his original style called Kurosen (Black Line). Kurosen is a unique streamlined pattern and it expresses the graceful and delicate sensibilities of the Japanese people.
He was greatly influenced by HIPHOP/Graffiti Art in his late teens, and began his SOLID career as a live painter in Yamagata, Tohoku in 2012.
Later, in 2016, he moved his base to Saitama, where he actively paints live in the Tokyo suburbs and participates in solo and group exhibitions. On the other hand, he handles a wide variety of projects, both large and small, such as jacket work for related artists, flyer designs for events, collaborative work with brands and companies, mural production, and logo design.
In 2021, when the world became a place where movement is restricted due to the spread of an epidemic, he moved his base to Kamikawa Town, a town located in the northwest of Saitama, on the prefectural border with Gunma, rich in greenery and full of ancient history in order to have more freedom and feel the power of nature.
He is spreading the breadth of his activities and the Japanese Black Line from his hometown to the whole country and the world.