UPDATE (July 22, 2019): Due to overwhelming demand following the opening of the KAWS:HOLIDAY installation at Mount Fuji in Japan, the artist and Herschel Supply have just opened a contest on social media to give fans a chance to win the highly coveted Heritage backpack. The giveaway includes a total of 100 backpacks, so head over to the Instagram post below to win the item yourself.
For a detailed look at the KAWS x Herschel Supply Heritage backpack, scroll through the gallery above. If you’re looking to visit the exhibition, check out details on the location here. KAWS:HOLIDAY will be on display until July 24.
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In celebration of KAWS: HOLIDAY JAPAN — we’re giving away 100 custom @kaws for Herschel Supply Heritage backpacks. Repost this photo in your feed, tag a friend and make sure you’re both following @herschelsupply to enter. Each winner gets two backpacks — one for you and one for a friend. Enter by Friday, July 26th at 9 AM PST and we’ll select 50 winners by Monday, July 29th. DM us for full contest rules. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Countries eligible for entry: United States, Canada (excluding Quebec), United Kingdom and Japan. All winners must provide a valid shipping address within these regions. @kaws @arr.allrightsreserved #KAWS #KAWSHOLIDAY #AllRightsReserved #Japan #mtfuji #HerschelSupply
With the KAWS: HOLIDAY installation landing in Seoul, Taipei and Hong Kong, the next stop will be at Mount Fuji in Japan. To celebrate the landing, Herschel Supply, official sponsor for KAWS‘ fourth stop, has teamed up with the artist for some exclusive merch.
The 40 meter-long artwork will be displayed on the plateau of Fumotoppara Camping Ground in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka, with signature character Companion looking towards Mount Fuji. Following an opening ceremony and activation with a special camping experience for invited guests, the installation goes on public display on July 19.
An exclusive collaboration available only on the Fumotoppara Camping Ground during the exhibition dates, the two brands created the KAWS Heritage backpack, a reimagination of Herschel’s signature silhouette. Arriving in all-black, the bag receives a tonal KAWS Companion print and is lined with black on the inside. This item also features a 15” laptop sleeve and internal media pocket with a headphone port. Other than the backpack, the partnership also features a range of branded tote bags, tents and sleeping bags.
Scroll through the gallery above for detailed shots of the KAWS Heritage. KAWS: HOLIDAY will be on display from July 19 to July 24 at Mount Fuji, Japan.
For more events in Japan, check out teamLab’s latest digital exhibition at the Shimogamo Shrine in Kyoto.