Art + Sunshine: Japan

The Japan leg of this journey will start off with a few days in Tokyo before heading off to Fukuoka for a four week artist residency at Studio Kura. After this I will spend just over a week in Kyoto before heading back to Tokyo to journey on to South Africa in early April.

 
 
Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2006: Creating a new civilization; collaboration with youth.

Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2006: Creating a new civilization; collaboration with youth.

Tokyo: 27th February - 3rd march

The first four days of my trip will be spent in Tokyo exploring the art scene and getting my bearings. I first came to Tokyo as a teenager in 2006, and so I am looking forward to meeting with some old friends as well as new contacts.

 
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Studio Kura: March 4th to 31st

Studio Kura is located in Fukuoka Prefecture’s Itoshima Municipality and is a self-described "art company with three purposes: organizing exhibitions, events and residencies; teaching art to people of all ages; and producing art ourselves." The company is run by founder Hirofumi Matsuzaki.

I will be spending four weeks there as a resident artist during March 2017 to make art and carry out research towards Art + Sunshine.

 
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Kyoto & Kamakura: April 1st to 9th

In my last week of so in Japan I will be doing a little more exploring - I will add more details here as soon as they are a little more solid.