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MOYTOY some days ago came back from Berlin where took part in PICTOPIA ( www.pictoplasma.com ). Yes, that was great and awesome! So now from the beginning. MOYTOY always had a dream to take part in this festival. And the dream came true. The exhibition „Phobia“ was a part of Character Walk, which belonged to PICTOPIA festival. Character Walk – 30 exhibitions of great ideas, artists (more details about every of it later). Now we want to say huge/ fat THANK YOU for artists who took part in „Phobia“ exhibition. For those who do not know anythink about it, we can tell in short that there was an idea to present characters who are suffering or enjoying their phobias. It was suggested for MOYTOY artists community to ask their characters what are they afraid of. We got nice illustrations, toys, video, sculptures, interesting interpretations from artists who live in Lithuania, Latvia, USA, Portugal, Mexico, Taiwan, Ukraina, Russia ... For some days characters lived in Berlin ( 04.17 – 04.22 ) at Talka ( http://www.myspace.com/talkaberlin ). That's a nice boutique which is run by great guys from Riga and from now you can also find MOYTOY creatures there. Let's return to exhibition. MOYTOY is sure that it was a challenge to find out characters' phobias and for characters to be „naked“ in front of everyone with their fears. We must thank them! Now we can have a look to characters and support them smiling.


Here you can see the whole CHARACTER WALK map. MOYTOY is Nr. 23 !


A wall with pictures, toys at Talka.


A wall with pictures, toys at Talka.


MOYTOY stuff


Interior of Talka


Graphicairlines / Hong Kong. Chionophobia- fear of snow.


Gediminas Saulis/ Lithuania Bromidromiphobia - fear of body smells.


Luis Morchela / Portugal. Leukophobia - fear of white colour.

Luis Morcela presented an amazing creature! Unfortunatelly it is so afraid of white colour and was suffering from white drops in white surrounding.


Blury and strick, dirty and clean. Fear of being clean and dirty

Guste / Lithuania. Rupophobia - fear of dirt and being dirty. Ablotophobia - fear of washing and bathing.


“Phobia” side look.


Laura Tulaite / Lithuania Nephophobia - fear of clouds.

Henrikas / h2/Llithuania. Ombrophobia- fear of rain

Zai Couple/ Latvia. Octophobia- fear of octopus.

Cristopher Bettig / USA Ombrophobia- fear of rain.


Asta Ostrovskaja / Lithuania. Chionophobia- fear of snow.

Through added kaleidoscope you could see what’s inside snow fear character


Marcos Zerene / Argentina. Octophobia - fear of number 8.

Luis Morchela / Portugal. Chomophobia - fear of colours.


Gediminas Saulis/ Lithuania.

Bromidromiphobia - fear of body smells.

Aviatophobia- fear of flying.


Graphicairlines / Hong Kong.

Chionophobia- fear of snow.

Ombrophobia- fear of rain.


Cecylia Maede / Chomophobia - fear of colours.

Sven Palmowski / Spain Hypertrichophobia - fear of hair


Ruta Balseviciute / Lithuania. Chomophobia - fear of colours.

Colours dropping down from ceiling on a poor guy who is afraid of them. Oh.... fear of colours


Kotryna Kazickaite / Lithuania. Ommetaphobia - fear of eyes.

Can you imagine being afraid of eyes? Yes, that's what happened to this character. If you wanna look to his eyes, you will see yours and maybe you will find out something more about yourself. As somebody told, eyes – mirror of your soul.


Jorge Galvao/Brasil. Hagiophobia fear of holy things.

That's a serious story. He is really scared of mystery of saint things, people, although he is living in an upside down bible. Will you dear to rescue him?


Trystan Bates / USA. Spectrophobia - Fear of ghosts and Ommetaphobia - fear of eyes.. .


Cecylia Maede / Chomophobia - fear of colours. What is happening? It is coming! It is near! It is on me! The colours are coming! AAAAAaaa...


Dima Didora/ Ukraine. Melanophobia- fear of the color black.


Dave Gamez / Anthophobia - fear of flowers.


Federico Calandria / Argentina. Scatophobia- fear of fecal matter. Brontophobia - fear of thunder and lightning. Acousticophobia - fear of noise.

They try. They really try to run away from what they are afraid of. From lightning, shit, noise and silence. But who knows where do they run...

Thank you all very much one more time. Pictoplasma organization for trust and help, Talka couple for letting us in, all participants for crazy phobias. It wasn’t our plan, but we did a little phobia research and our results are .... The most frequent phobias among artist are fears of colours, rain, snow and eyes. Research is still going on so you are welcome to send us more phobias We are go make bigger exhibition in Lithuania. So take a look in phobia list and maybe you will find something strange. Take a better look to your friends and invite then to share their phobias too. Contact for more info info@moytoy.eu

till 28 of May.


Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing. Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. Acerophobia- Fear of sourness. Achluophobia- Fear of darkness. Acousticophobia- Fear of noise. Acrophobia- Fear of heights. Aerophobia- Fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airbourne noxious substances. Aeroacrophobia- Fear of open high places. Aeronausiphobia- Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness. Agateophobia- Fear of insanity. Agliophobia- Fear of pain. Agoraphobia- Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place. Agraphobia- Fear of sexual abuse. Agrizoophobia- Fear of wild animals. Agyrophobia- Fear of streets or crossing the street. Aichmophobia- Fear of needles or pointed objects. Ailurophobia- Fear of cats. Albuminurophobia- Fear of kidney disease. Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens. Algophobia- Fear of pain. Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic. Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions. Altophobia- Fear of heights. Amathophobia- Fear of dust. Amaxophobia- Fear of riding in a car. Ambulophobia- Fear of walking. Amnesiphobia- Fear of amnesia. Amychophobia- Fear of scratches or being scratched. Anablephobia- Fear of looking up. Ancraophobia- Fear of wind. (Anemophobia) Androphobia- Fear of men. Anemophobia- Fear of air drafts or wind.(Ancraophobia) Anginophobia- Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.

Anglophobia- Fear of England or English culture, etc. Angrophobia - Fear of anger or of becoming angry. Ankylophobia- Fear of immobility of a joint. Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- Fear of flowers. Anthropophobia- Fear of people or society. Antlophobia- Fear of floods. Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single. Apeirophobia- Fear of infinity. Aphenphosmphobia- Fear of being touched. (Haphephobia) Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations. Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth. Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders. Arsonphobia- Fear of fire. Asthenophobia- Fear of fainting or weakness. Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning. (Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia) Astrophobia- Fear of stars or celestial space. Asymmetriphobia- Fear of asymmetrical things. Ataxophobia- Fear of disorder or untidiness. Atelophobia- Fear of imperfection. Atephobia- Fear of ruin or ruins. Athazagoraphobia- Fear of being forgotton or ignored or forgetting. Atomosophobia- Fear of atomic explosions. Atychiphobia- Fear of failure. Aulophobia- Fear of flutes. Aurophobia- Fear of gold. Auroraphobia- Fear of Northern lights. Autodysomophobia- Fear of one that has a vile odor. Automatonophobia- Fear of ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues. Automysophobia- Fear of being dirty. Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself. Aviophobia or Aviatophobia- Fear of flying.


See ya!!


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