Hyakushoya Farmer Haruhisa Matsuzaki ~The food i want to let my children to eat for customers~ We are farmers which produce rice, wheat and soybeans. We would like to deliver safe food,reassurance and happiness. So we care about making compost. You can purchase rice with special price.
Studio Kura will attend a 3-day forum in TOKYO, called “Considering Artist in Residence(AIR)”, coming weekends in order to support Microresidence Network actively. Here is the detail of the event. Considering Artist in Residence(AIR): A home for the creative activities of artists-its structure as an important vessel within society and the potentials of net work. […]
It has been almost 10days since she arrived in ITOSHIMA. We would like to introduce how she spends the time here! This is her work space(Residence house.). There are many interesting art pieces of paintings & drawings on the floor!
Kristine Marx from New York will be working at Studio Kura this month! She will be working on drawings and animation. We have scheduled her exhibition for March 8. She is an assistant professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. We are thinking about having her do a talk about her art work, […]
Hi! This is Ale reporting some good news. Hiro has been talking to people for months about something we like to call the Kurapass. We were looking for new ways to connect the artists with the local community, and also new ways to help the artists in their everyday life in Itoshima. We were lucky […]
This is a translation of Hiro’s blog Mkrtich Tonoyan, an Armenian artist, will be staying with us for some days to learn about a number of artist in residence programs in our island Kyushu. Mkrtich was invited to Japan by Youkobo Art Space.
Hi! This is Ale from Itoshima in a very cold winter day. We have good news to all people who would like to be a part of the Studio Kura Artist in Residence program. You may know that the residence house has always been shared by up to two artists. But we just got a […]
This is a translation of Hiro’s blog post. Today I’m writing about Kerry Lessard and Max Nalevansky’s exhibitions, which were held at the same time. Both are young artists from New York’s Brooklyn, and we were happy to have such a young atmosphere at the office.
Hi! This is Ale translating a blog post by Hiro. German photographer Juliane Eirich stayed with us back in 2011, and recently published her book Itoshima with Berlin based publisher Peperoni Books. The photographs may depict scenes that are too natural for us living here. I know this place. And this one, too. But the […]