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Tea Ceremony with Our Residence Artists


The other day our residence artists got invited to tea ceremony at a our neighbors’ house.


After having some sweets while learning about the ceremony, they got to actually enjoy the tea.


Even when getting everything explained in a very simplified way, they looked a little confused at the many meaningful details. Aside from the cultural details, everybody loved the tea!


Before they left, Mr. Inoue wished for everyone’s health and blew a conch horn. Thank you, Mr. Inoue!

Announcing Claire Pendrigh’s Exhibition “Tea Seas”

We are happy to announce Tea Seas, an exhibition by Claire Pendrigh, in which she will show work she did during her residence at Studio Kura.

Claire Pendrigh is an Australian visual artist who works across the mediums of painting, drawing, knitting and installation. She has exhibited in Australia and internationally in the United Kingdom and the United States. Her time at Studio Kura will be her second artist residency, her first residency taking place in Iceland in 2012.

Pendrigh’s work is characterized by a search to locate the individual in the context of the universe. Often combining elements that symbolize the homely with scientific theories, Pendrigh’s work explores the tension between the scale of the universe and the everyday experience of being human.
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