SOLD Peace (2014)

Paper Cut Art Commission Nahoko Kojima Peace

Peace (2014)

Paper Cut, handmade by Nahoko Kojima
One Single Sheet Black Gold Japanese Washi
30 x 30cm

Peace was sold to a private collector based in Kyoto, Japan, as part of a commission inspired by the hemp leaf. Kojima’s interpretation is both bold and beautiful Details »

Paper Cut Workshop; Central London

Paper Cut Workshop London

Paper Cut Art Workshops with Nahoko Kojima
Buy for yourself or as a unique gift for a loved one.

Where: Bankside Space, 18 Great Guildford St, London SE1 0FD, UK
Fee: £85
Date: Passed (email us or sign up to the newsletter to find out about the next one)

Oganiser: Solo Kojima

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Paper Cut Artist Nahoko Kojima Website

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Petronas AR Calendar 2014 x Solo Kojima

Petronas Calendar 2014 Solo Kojima

2014: Malaysian Oil Giant, Fortune 500 Company, Petronas commissions images of Nahoko Kojima’s Paper Cut Art such as the iconic Cloud Leopard for 55,000 prints of a new augmented reality calendar.

Story Pieces

Paper Cut Art Story Rabbit Nahoko Kojima

Set of two handmade papercut pieces:

Story of the Rabbit [2009]
(Sold to private collector in 2014).

Story of the Bird [2009]

980 x 220 mm (Frame size as shown)
1 Sheet Black Japanese Paper

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NOW SHOWING Byaku in North Wales

Ruthin Craft Centre Jerwood Makers Open

Byaku continues his UK Tour as part of the Jerwood Makers Open. The concluding show is in North Wales and runs throughout February and March:

Nahoko Kojima’s Byaku in North Wales

Ruthin Craft Centre
Park Road, Ruthin
Denbighshire, LL15 1BB
Tel: +44 (0)1824 704774

When: 8 February – 6 April 2014
Open daily from 10.00am – 5.30pm.
Admission free. Free on-site parking.

Further Information:

Happy New Year 2014

Paper Cut Art New Year 2014 Nahoko Kojima

Solo Kojima would like to wish all our patrons, partners, fans and supporters a very Happy New Year for 2014. Can you guess which animal this year is associated with from the Paper Cut?

designboom exclusive of Byaku (2013) Film

designboom art sculpture

designboom the renowned design influencer exclusively reveals the Byaku (2013) Promo Film. Read the article by clicking the image above.

Byaku (2013) Promo Film

Nahoko Kojima Polar Bear Paper Cut Sculpture

Watch the Byaku (2013) Promo Film we made to coincide with the national Tour of the piece.

Now: Byaku at Piers Art Centre in the Orkney Islands


As part of the Jerwood Makers Open 2013 series of shows, Byaku will now be travelling to the very north of UK to show at the Piers Art Centre in Kirkwell, Orkney Islands. Details »

The Independent – Feature on Nahoko Kojima

Independent Feature Arts -- Nahoko Kojima -- Paper Cut Sculpture

The Independent this weekend ran a story on Nahoko Kojima and her practice in Studio Solo Kojima in Clerkenwell. It appeared in the newspaper, online and on their app. Thanks goes to journalist Karen Wright and photographer David Sandison – we were very impressed. Read the full article here.

The Times also ran a photo of Nahoko with her new piece earlier this week.

Byaku (2013)

Paper Cut - Japanese Artist - Nahoko Kojima

Byaku at Jerwood Space

Paper Cut Art Nahoko Kojima Byaku - Jerwood Makers Open

Nahoko Kojima’s Byaku at the Jerwood Makers Open

10 July – 25 August 2013
Weekdays, 10am – 5pm
Weekend, 10am – 3pm

Jerwood Space
171 Union Street
London SE1 0LN

Free Admission.

Unveiling Nahoko Kojima’s monumental new Paper Cut Sculpture, the life-sized Polar Bear cut by hand using only one 3m x 3m sheet:

Byaku (2013)
Paper Cut Sculpture
1 Sheet White Japanese Washi Paper

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The winners of the 2013 Jerwood commission were selected by Edward Barber, David Falkner and Bonnie Kemske. Thanks to Tim Eyles, Chairman and Shonagh Manson, Details »

Kojima on Designboom; most popular of the month

Designboom Nahoko Kojima Paper Cut Cloud Leopard

An article written about Nahoko Kojima and her now famous Cloud Leopard appeared on Designboom on 2 June 2013. This prestigious international online magazine was named one of the top 100 design influencers in the world by Time Magazine.

After only a few weeks that article is one of the most popular of the month with:

Over 22,000 views of the article in just 2 weeks.