Art Residence program: May 2016

Art Residence program: May 2016

Every month, we welcome artists from around the world to join our Art Residence program  as we witness  the involvement of their different backgrounds steering them to make utter amazing work. WE STAND FOR DIVERSITY! On May 2016 ,we've got the pleasure to welcome: Artists coming from Australia [wc_row][wc_column size="two-third" position="first"] [/wc_column][wc_column size="one-third" position="last"] [/wc_column][/wc_row] [wc_testimonial by="Dr. Steve Harrison PhD. MA (Hons)" url="https://www.facebook.com/Kouraku.Kiln/photos/a.137489196422431.1073741825.132233913614626/597961757041837/?type=3&theater&notif_t=like&notif_id=1468803701388050" position="left"] "I came to Arita for the first time, 3 years ago, on a brief 1 week visit, to see the town where porcelain was first developed in Japan. I was initially intrigued by the history and my natural interest in porcelain. I made a preliminary visit...
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Kouraku Kiln seen by photographer Thibault Jeanson

Kouraku Kiln seen by photographer Thibault Jeanson

French photographer Thibault Jeanson at Kouraku Kiln Thibault Jeanson and Paule Fattaccioli made it in our Art Residence Program for 20 days. They  are  french artists  and own a ceramics studio in Paris. They came to Arita  to make sure of one the most  important things: the techniques' differences of making porcelain, sailing between the french and the Japanese way. We hope that they had a terrific experience within our Kouraku Kiln site, liked all of our opportunities and  seized our facilities which enabled them to make an interesting work  of modern cups and bowls. Thibault is well seasoned photographer , not...
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The world is talking about Kouraku Kiln’s Treasure Hunting

The world is talking about Kouraku Kiln’s Treasure Hunting

Blogs are spreading the word about Treasure Hunting tour experience We would like to thank each and every website  who have put a word about our project as they helped us gain more reputation within their communities . A special thanks to spoon-tamago blog which was thevery first to write an article about our project! Here's a glimpse of what they had to say about us! [wc_testimonial by="Johnny Strategy" url="http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2016/03/29/go-treasure-hunting-in-an-arita-porcelain-warehouse-for-just-5000-yen/" position="left"]The Kouraku Kiln was founded in Arita (Saga Prefecture, Japan) in 1865 and has been producing ceramics for the past 150 years. Over that time the facility has accumulated a vast collection of...
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Raphaël Olivier – french photographer

Raphaël Olivier – french photographer

Kouraku Kiln was impregnated by the skills of this  french photographer  and world traveler who paid us a visit last year on May, 2015. We would like to invite you to discover his wonderful work at: http://www.raphaelolivier.com/singapore/photographer/asia/about/ This is what he said about us on his blog: [wc_testimonial by="Raphaël Olivier" url="http://www.raphaelolivier.com/blog/photographer/shanghai/china/asia/?tag=Kouraku#show-archive" position="left"] Kouraku porcelain factory, Arita, Japan. This is one of the oldest in the country and now almost completely abandoned. Back in 1865, when the factory started operations, it was a very successful enterprise. At the time, Kouraku was one of the biggest and most modern pottery factories in Japan, employing over 500 persons...
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