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Announcing JP Neang’s Workshop “Light of Fireflies: hotaru no hikari” on Oct 20 (Sun.), 22(Tue., holiday) and 27(Sun.)

We are happy to announce our current residence American artist, JP Neang’s workshop “Light of Fireflies: hotaru no hikari” at Studio Kura on Oct 20(Sun.), 22(Tue., holiday) and 27(Sun.).


Hello Everyone!

I invite both children and adults to come and create a field of light up fireflies with me. We will be working with color changing LED, lithium batteries, small motors (optional), and basic crafting supplies. We don’t have fireflies in San Francisco and it’s always been my dream as a child to see them. When I went to Japan for the first time three years ago I was able to see them. It was a very warm memory and I’d like to share that moment with everyone. Let’s celebrate the beauty of fireflies together.

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Announcing JP Neang’s Workshop “See Life. Sea Life” on May 27 (Sat)

We are happy to announce our current residence American artist, JP Neang’s workshop “See Life. Sea Life” at Studio Kura on May 27(Sat).
*We closed the application due to the number of applicants reached the quota. Thank you very much!

JP Neang is an Artist, Educator & Creative Director based in Bay Area, California. She decided to give a fun and happy workshop to kids over 5 in Itoshima during her stay!

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Announcing Guillaume Cousson’s Performance “Sword combined with magic technique.”

We are happy to announce Sword combined with magic technique. by Guillaume Cousson, as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.
>> Please see here for his magic workshop for kids on Nov 27(Sun).

Guillaume Cousson is a performer who is characterized by the diversity of his bodily expression – a fusion of circus,dance, magic and visual art to create performances. Guillaume has a passion for Asian art and Japanese manga and when he was a kid he studied drawing. Later he self-trained as a hip hop and contemporary dancer, and he discovered circus through juggling in 2003. From this combination of skills he focused his training on the body movement integrating visual pattern created by the object in motion. He collaborated with manufacturers and created a concept for a show using advanced technology to create live visual effects combined with magic technique. In 2011 he created the character RIUCHI who is Guillaume’s Asian side.

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Announcing Guillaume Cousson aka RIUCHI presenting a Magic Workshop on Nov 27 (Sun)

We are happy to announce a French contemporary circus performer presenting a magic workshop on Nov 27 (Sun).


Guillaume Cousson is a contemporary circus performer and creates magic effect live on stage.
Magic from the ancient times had been seen as secretive art form that is only transmitted from magician to magician.
Guillaume in this workshop will open this world of what’s behind the magic, the trick on itself.

Message from Guillaume Cousson aka RIUCHI;

What you’ll learn is the basic of one very famous magic trick that can be performed anywhere with the right mindset and surrounding. It’s simple but also limitless. We will start with a small performance that will show you different possibilities. We will then learn with games and exercises. You’ll go home with the trick itself that is only sold on magic specialized shop; free to take home with you so there will be very limited space.

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