This is Cutty Cargo – a tour of the world’s major cities including London, New York and Tokyo, to discover some of the best homegrown creative cultures and talents.

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Irwin

Artist #1: Irwin Wong

Irwin Wong is an editorial photographer based in Tokyo. He specialises in portrait photography and is known for his ability to reliably deliver thematic, characteristic portraits regardless of the situation. Irwin’s images offer a unique look into underground Tokyo because he himself is a member of the city’s subcultures including Sneakers, Street Photography and Obscure Bars.

Jim Meehan

Artist #2: Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan (@Mixography) is the author of the The PDT Cocktail Book. Between 2004-2007, he tended bar at Pegu Club and Gramercy Tavern, where his work was recognized with a rising star award by StarChefs.com.  Between 2013-14, he designed the bar and cocktail programs for the American Express Centurion airport lounges at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, DFW Airport in Dallas, and McCarran Airport in Las Vegas.

Yujiro

Artist #3: Yujiro Kiyosaki

Yujiro Kiyosaki  is the owner of  ”Bar Libre” in Tokyo, Yujiro fuses scientific and experimental mixology techniques with traditional Japanese ingredients and styles. Started his career in 2002, and has owned Bar Libre since 2011.