Local and seasonal event

Artists enjoyed watching Blindfolded Female Sumo event at Shrine nearby Studio Kura!

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Our current residence artists enjoyed watching the Bellows Festival: Blindfolded Female Sumo (Fuigo Matsuri: Mekakushi Onna Zumo ふいご大祭・目隠し女相撲) at Masue Goro Inari Shrine nearby Studio Kura today! Blindfold Female Sumo is told that it begun after the end of the war by praying for bumper crop, and expressing the difficulty of passing through by hiding […]

Local and seasonal event

Visiting local summer festival with current artists: Nogita Gion in Shima-nogita, Itoshima

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Current artists and myself, Katsura went to the Suga shrine located in Shima-nogita, Itoshima city to see the local annual summer festival “Nogita-gion” being held on July 13th every year! This festival has been continued since the shrine constructed about 400 years ago, and it started for good harvest, well- being and good health in […]

Exhibitions

Event View at Itoshima Spring Festival 2016 “Sakuraitoshimatsuri” : Kate Gorrie, Tara Benjamin-Morgan, Park Hyun Ji, Amjad Akash

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The weather in Itoshima is getting warmer and more sunny these days! Studio Kura was participated in the 2nd Sakuraitoshimatsuri 2016, Itoshima Spring Festival at Itoshima Shrine on March 20th. It was such a lovely day, perfect time for celebrating spring season! Our current residence artists, Amjad Akash, Tara Benjamin-Morgan, Kate Gorrie and Park Hyun […]