Photograph © Solo Kojima. All Rights Reserved. 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Paper Art An insightful short documentary following leading Paper Cut Artist, Nahoko Kojima’s journey in to the magical world of Paper Cut Sculpture. Japanese Paper Art specialist, Nahoko openly discusses her inspirations, methods and views on Contemporary Paper Cut Art and how she is working to get it established as […]
Paper Cut Art Workshops with Nahoko Kojima Buy for yourself or as a unique gift for a loved one. When: 25.5.13 // 8.6.13 // 15.6.13 Duration: 2 hours Fee: £80 (non-refundable advance) Oganiser: Solo Kojima This event has passed however you may still be able to book new dates by […]
Paper Art: Press Coverage from yesterday’s Evening Standard Events Section. The Cloud Leopard by Paper Artist, Nahoko Kojima, at Craft Central is listed as one of the top 5 things to see in London during May 2013. The Evening Standard has a readership of over 1.6 million Londoners (Source: ABC […]
UPDATE: Thank you to all those who came to visit the Show and also our Open Studio Event. Visitor Numbers: Solo Kojima’s Open Studio, hosted by Craft Central: 1291 people Solo Kojima’s Cloud Leopard in Clerkenwell Design Week: 1463 people Visitors in total: 3232 Come and visit us at our […]
Paper Artist, Nahoko Kojima is currently working on her most ambitious piece yet, entitled Byaku (meaning ‘white’ in Japanese), a life-size Polar Bear Paper Sculpture, unveiling at the Jerwood Space in London, Summer 2013. Here is a sneak peek of the Paper Art process. Keep checking back on the our […]
Four Colman Getty is currently carrying out PR activity for Jerwood Makers Open 2013 Winner, Nahoko Kojima.
Paper Cut Art – Japanese Artist Nahoko Kojima – Paper Sculpture Professional papercut artist, Nahoko Kojima of Solo Kojima, was selected by the Crafts Council as one of only ten international artists showing in the Project Space at Collect 2012 at the Saatchi gallery (11-14 May 2012). The astoundingly intricate […]
Amazing Paper Art: On the second leg of his European Tour, The Cloud Leopard is due to next be shown at Le Beffroi, 2 Place Emile Cresp 92121 Montrouge, Paris, France. The private view is on 1st. February 2013 and the show runs until 24th. February 2013. This piece is […]
Nahoko Kojima has been awarded a prestigious contemporary art commissioning award as part of Jerwood Makers Open 2013. She is one of five contemporary applied artists in the UK to be awarded the commission in 2013. The award “recognises rising stars in the world of applied arts” and is intended […]
In 2012 Solo & Kojima secured a new Account with SPI Direct Entry, the UK partners of Swiss Post, to create a Brand Activation for their shiny new product which allows people to post their digital photos anywhere in the world using a friendly App and Website. Today we proudly […]
Solo & Kojima are proud to announce the inclusion of Paper Artist, Nahoko Kojima’s Cloud Leopard piece in Arte&Arte’s touring Exhibition, Miniartextil. The first show will be in Como, Italy, from 6th October until 18th November 2012 in the prestigious seat of Villa Olmo, a historic listed landmark that […]
Japanese Art: Paper Artist Nahoko Kojima was selected as one of only 6 artists out of approximately 4000 international applications for Emirates Skywards Award 2012 Competition for her Migration Paper Cut Sculpture The winner was decided by public vote. Visit Nahoko Kojima’s website to see more Paper Cut Japanese Art.
Paper Artist Nahoko Kojima in the Collect 2012 Catalogue, discussing her Paper Art, Cloud Leopard.
Professional papercut artist, Nahoko Kojima of Solo Kojima, was selected by the Crafts Council as one of only ten international artists showing in the Project Space at Collect 2012 at the Saatchi gallery (11-14 May 2012). The astoundingly intricate Cloud Leopard Papercut sculpture unveiled at the event was made from […]
Thank you to everyone that came to our Summer Open Studio Event, part of the Clerkenwell Design Week. Check back here again for details on our Winter Open Studio later in the year. The Summer Open Studio was a huge success. We would like to thank all the attendees for […]
The Craft Council has announced that Papercut Artist, Nahoko Kojima, has been selected as one of only 10 Professional Artists showing in the Project Space at their Collect 2012 Event at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery. Nahoko Kojima is working on an exclusive Papercut piece which will be unveiled for the […]
Solo Kojima created Bespoke Papercut Applied Art for a Japanese wedding. We came up with the original concept of a key nameplate and a keyhole on the Dinner Menu Sleeve, symbolising the bond between two people coming together. The sleeve also features a shape which is a heart when upright […]
Christmas Story Papercut by Japanese Artist, Nahoko Kojima in commemoration of the 25th. Anniversary of Christmas Open Studios at Cockpit. The Paper Art formed the backbone of marketing for the event and decoration in the building. Original handmade piece cut by the Paper Artist, Nahoko Kojima, was sold to private collector.
Solo Kojima was invited by Cockpit Arts to brand their special 25th. Anniversary Christmas Open Studio. Illustrations were made which developed into a hand made papercut. Vinyl cuts were made from the master to decorate the entire building. Attendance Figures (Number of People) 1,264 Friday (10 hours) 1,385 Saturday (7 hours) […]
Collection of 29 different full colour hand made Papercut pieces. The Alice in Wonderland Collection by Nahoko Kojima is a very rare body of works featuring full colour Japanese papers cut by hand and beautifully framed for wall hanging. A number of the pieces are sold however some key pieces […]