Yuko Mohri (b. 1980, Kanagawa, Japan) is an artist whose installations detect invisible and intangible forces such as magnetism, gravity, and light. In 2015, Mohri received a grant from the Asian Cultural Council for a residency in New York. She has participated in a number of exhibitions both in Japan and abroad, including the 14th Biennale de Lyon 2017 (France), Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 (India) and the Yokohama Triennale 2014. Mohri is the Grand Prix winner of the Nissan Art Award 2015 and is also the recipient of Culture and Future Prize at the 65th Kanagawa Cultural Award in 2016 and the New Artist Award at the 67th Japanese Ministry of Education Award for Fine Arts in 2017.
FireFlies 🌟🌟🌟 present The Yuichi Experience - an indie rock gig and party, featuring the uprising band - The Unfamous 神のみぞ知る : Yuichi Kuriyama (the guitarist), Derron Abdulla (the vocal and guitarist), Peter Abdallah (the drummer), Yohei Naito (the bassist)
An opportunity to explore Saori, an intuitive way of weaving using Japanese floor looms. No prior textile experience needed. The looms will be all set up for you and you can choose your preferred colours and textures from the yarn wall at the studio.
Nothing is ever truly broken – that’s the philosophy behind Kintsugi, the ancient Japanese art of repairing broken pottery using shimmering veins of lacquer mixed with gold, silver or other pigments. Far from trying to hide damage, Kintsugi emphasizes breaks and cracks as an important and valuable part of the object’s history.
The kaleidoscope, invented by English scientists, became familiar to children as a toy in Japan since it was imported during the Edo era. It was developed by incorporating Japanese paper, up to the point that it became a traditional craft.