Repairing your ceramics by Kintsugi

Our Kintsugi master Mrs. Mio Heki is here to repair your ceramics! She can repair your favorite tableware beautifully with gold or silver depending on your preference.  How it works Step 1 Send your request for Kintsugi repair including the following information and pictures of the ceramics to JCE. Size and the thickness of the ceramics Information … Meer lezen Repairing your ceramics by Kintsugi

Kintsugi workshop

*This workshop was organized in 2018. We’ll organize it again in autumn 2019. JCE will be organizing another Kintsugi workshop in July. This will be the third time that the lacquer master Mio-san will come all the way from Kyoto to give the workshop. Japanese people who appreciate tableware and their mealtime are accustomed to … Meer lezen Kintsugi workshop

Report of 2 workshops, Soroban & Sashiko

Hello, I’m Tomoko Kobayashi, student of Kyusyu University in Japan. I started my internship at JCE since this month. I will report various projects of this company, nice to meet you. Today, I observed two workshops, about Banshu Soroban and Sashiko. First, about Banshu Soroban. Soroban is abacus. Mr. Miyanaga came from Ono city in … Meer lezen Report of 2 workshops, Soroban & Sashiko

Sashiko workshop (12 maart)

Vandaag werd de Sashiko workshop gehouden. De ochtendworkshop startte om half 10 en de middagworkshop om 1 uur. Ook al was de ochtendworkshop erg vroeg, er waren veel deelnemers gekomen. Sashiko betekent in het Japans ‘kleine steken’. Dit is een vorm van decoratief verstevigende naaitechnieken. Het wordt traditioneel gebruikt om stukken in kleding te verstevigen … Meer lezen Sashiko workshop (12 maart)

Sashiko workshop

De eerste JCE workshop van het jaar was de Sashiko Workshop. De populariteit van denim, aizome en gescheurde kleren heeft de belangstelling en interesse in de Sashiko workshop zeer laten groeien in tegenoverstelling tot de vorige keer. De ochtend en middag editie van de workshop waren al snel achter elkaar compleet volgeboekt. De deelnemers waren … Meer lezen Sashiko workshop

Kintsugi workshop

Kintsugi workshop was taken place in the last weekend. We were very happy to have both Saturday and Sunday fully booked. Thank you! The workshop leaders, Botan and Hirokichi, are artists working mainly with painting. They participated Deshima Art in residence programme in 2013 where they researched the sense of color of Dutch people thought … Meer lezen Kintsugi workshop

Japanese Paper Making Workshop!

Japan Cultural Exchange organize the workshop series “Japanese Handwork“, we had our 2nd workshop “Japanese Paper (Washi) Making Workshop” on 11th July. The workshop leader was Ms. Annelinde de Jong, she is a yound Dutch artist, who stayed in Kyoto for artist is residence “Kyoto Machiya AIR“. During the stay, she spent sometime in Ayabe, which is … Meer lezen Japanese Paper Making Workshop!

1st “Japanese Handwork” workshop series, Japanese Wood Cut Print!

Today, on 20th June (sat), JCE had our 1st workshop from our workshop series “Japanese Handwork”.  JCE focuses introducing the joy of working with hands, we think the base of Japanese traditional art and crafts are handwork. We had Japanese wood cut print workshop by the workshop leader, Ms. Yumemi Kobayashi. We’ve started morning group … Meer lezen 1st “Japanese Handwork” workshop series, Japanese Wood Cut Print!