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MorE FoR LesS : BanaNa ViruS 10th Anniversary ExhiBitioN

Taiwanese designer and artist BanaNa ViruS currently showcasing his work and a ultimate custom show featuring customs from around the world including our very own homegrown talents UMEToys and JPK! MorE FoR LesS : BanaNa ViruS 10th ExhiBitioN includes BanaNa ViruS LOIC, his famous artwork which was designed in 2011.

Instinctoy x Banana Virus - 8.6%22 Loic 6th Colour
Instinctoy x Banana Virus – 8.6″ Loic 6th Colour

The design is based on asymmetrical balance and the combination of points, lines and surfaces, which make LOIC special from others. LOIC represents itself as “Fan”, who always accompanies with everyone. It transmits the essence of “CONTACT”. The no-mouth design also aloud it to follow any emotions.

LOIC has been exhibited abroad these years. After 2014, It became Chance Entertainment Company’s own brand of virtual doll figure. After then, BanaNa ViruS has turned the main customer market back to Taiwan,Hong Kong, Macao and other Asia countries. And it has cooperated with a variety of different brands.

Dec 2014 he was signed to 1 branding company call Contact Bear, where virus gave them his copyrights to let them to use his Loic bear images/toys to do some commercial or advertisement appearance like MTV, Movie and video games.

With personal design insistence and cooperating with foreign designers and exhibitions, BanaNa ViruS has become an worldwide designer whose works have been seen in many countries.

“Happy 10th Birthday to BanaNa ViruS brand long may you continue”

Heres some art work customs and orignal work before the rise of BanaNa ViruS brand.

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MorE FoR LesS exhibition has a host of huge artist cementing the backing and recognition of BanaNa ViruS. Here are a few custom Loic from artist around the world including Coolrain, JPK, UMEToys,13 ART ,Kenneth Tang, twelveDot,Sticky Monster Lab, J*Ryu, Quiccs, T9G, 1000TentaclesStudio, Cacooca, Yukinori Dehara,  World of Caramelaw, Wetworks, Jeremy Tanavit Fan Jintai ,Hands In Factory, Ryan Lee, MCS ANTZ and many many more.

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If you’re lucky enough to be in Taipei the exhibition will be at Wrong Gallery Taipei till March 1st.

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Facebook BanaNa ViruS and Contact Bear BanaNa ViruS group HERE and Instagram.

Event Facebook Page HERE for more photos and info.

Wrong Gallery at

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A special thank you to Lai Yui Wai for supporting TTC in gathering info.

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