Exhibition

KOKESHI, from Tohoku with Love

19 Jul 2018 – 31 Jul 2018

Event times

Opening hours: MON - FRI 11am - 7pm
SAT (21st and 28th July only) 12pm - 6pm
Sunday closed

Cost of entry

FREE

Sway Gallery

London
England, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Old Street
  • Old Street

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Kokeshi are traditional wooden dolls that are predominantly made in rural hotspring villages in the Tohoku region. Originally a children’s toy made by farmers, these simple and charming folktoys have captured the hearts of collectors around the world.

About

KOKESHI, FROM TOHOKU WITH LOVE
19th - 31st JULY
Pop-up shop, talk and exhibition by Manami Okazaki, the author of  Kokeshi, from Tohoku with Love.

PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 19th July, 18:00-20:00
Please rsvp: https://bit.ly/2H7747I

More than 100 kokeshi will be available, from traditional, orthodox types to kawaii, modern varieties. A rare opportunity to purchase new kokeshi by master artisans in the Tohoku region.

Meet the author:
Sway Gallery (in store) 19th and 28th July all day.

Looking forward to seeing you here!

FREE ENTRY

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Curators

Manami Okazaki

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