Paper Cut Art Workshops with Nahoko Kojima
Duration: 2 hours
Fee: £80 (non-refundable payment in full, in advance)
Oganiser: Solo Kojima
Where: Craft Central, 33-35 St. John’s Square, Studio 33, London EC1M 4DS.
Nahoko Kojima will show you how to create her beautiful Paper Cut artworks in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. All levels welcome.
The cost of the ticket includes paper and the loan of equipment. A special workshop design for cutting will be provided (not shown here). If you want to cut your own then bring along a small design and photocopy. Please also bring a pen and an A4 plastic sleeve or choice of frame to transport your work.
When you sign up below, enter your experience level at the checkout so that Nahoko can tailor the class for you. Please also note that anyone under 16 will need a parent or guardian to accompany them and sign the workshop form before starting the class. Refreshments will be provided.
Here is an online link for those of you who wanted to buy this bag designed by us to coincide with the London Show of the Cloud Leopard. We printed a limited run and purely due to popular demand. Get yours before they sell out!
Press Coverage from yesterday’s Evening Standard Events Section. The Cloud Leopard 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 March 2013 / NRS July-December 2012).
Nahoko Kojima cutting her latest work, Byaku. Due to be unveiled at Jerwood Space, London, Summer 2013.
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Come and visit us at our Summer Open Studio 2013 which starts with a Private View at 5pm on 16 May until 19 May. We are also going to be part of Clerkenwell Design Week and are looking forward to seeing the thousands of people that enter our doors during that weekend to come and see the cutting edge of Paper Cut Art in Europe today.
We have also been invited to show our groundbreaking Cloud Leopard Paper Cut Sculpture in the new Craft Central Gallery, one year on after it was unveiled at the Saatchi Gallery in Collect 2012. The Leopard was especially flown from Paris to London as an additional stop in his European Tour currently under way. This is a very rare opportunity to see the piece which represents a new genre of Contemporary Paper Cut Sculpture in the world today. The Show of the Cloud Leopard runs from 2–23 May 2013, 11-5pm weekdays (Open Studio hours from 16-19 May 2013).
SOLO KOJIMA SUMMER OPEN STUDIO 2013
Date: Thursday 16 May: 5pm – 8pm; Friday 17 May: 12 – 8pm; Sat 18 / Sun 19 May: 12 – 5pm.
Address: Studio 33 Solo Kojima, 33-35 St. John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS
THE CLOUD LEOPARD, LONDON 2013
Date: 2 May until 23 May 2013; 11am – 5pm (Open Studio hours are above)
Address: The Gallery, Craft Central, 33-35 St. John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS
Nahoko Kojima is currently working on her most ambitious piece yet, entitled Byaku (meaning ‘white’ in Japanese), a life-size Polar Bear sculpture, unveiling at the Jerwood Space in London, Summer 2013. Here is a sneak peek of the process. Keep checking back on the our website for updates.
Four Colman Getty is currently carrying out PR activity for Jerwood Makers Open 2013 Winner, Nahoko Kojima.
In February 2013, The Cloud Leopard appeared at Le Beffroi, 2 Place Emile Cresp 92121 Montrouge, Paris, France. The show was part of the European Tour in partnership with Arte&Arte’s Miniartextil.
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 generating huge critical acclaim due to the new way in which it melds sculpture with paper cut art. If you are interested in going then please get in touch as we always have a limited number of free tickets for friends of Solo & Kojima.
ヨーロッパツアー第２回 “The Cloud Leopard” エキシビションがパリで行われます
日時 : 2013年2月1日から24日
場所 : “Le Beffroi”
2 Place Emile Cresp 92121 Montrouge
Solo & Kojima are proud to start the year 2013 with a massive victory. Nahoko Kojima has won the prestigious Contemporary Art Award, the Jerwood Makers Open 2013. She is part of a select group of the five best contemporary artists in the UK today. The award “recognises rising stars in the world of applied arts.” and the judging panel included Edward Barber, David Falkner and Bonnie Kemske.
The new piece to be unveiled at the Jerwood Makers Open 2013 is entitled, Byaku, a Japanese word meaning White in English. It shall depict a life size swimming Polar Bear, hand cut using only one sheet of white Japanese Washi Paper and suspended as a free hanging sculpture.
Nahoko Kojima has been commissioned to create her new sculptural papercut piece following the hugely successful Cloud Leopard which was unveiled at Saatchi Collect earlier this May and is now on a touring exhibition in Europe in partnership with Arte&Arte, Italy.
The Cloud Leopard European Tour in partnership with Arte&Arte has opened with the first show in the prestigious Villa Olmo, Como, Italy. The first show is part of miniartextil and runs until 19 November 2012.