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For Spring Festival anniversary
A tea room “Biwa”

Feb 05, 2018 | EVENT 

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New Souls

Brilliant universal sounds

All lights and Souls are crossing to sit around the beautiful fire

- Center for COSMIC WONDER

 

A tea room “Biwa” of food lover Nao Uekusa opens at Center for COSMIC WONDER only for day on Spring Festival and New moon

 

Menu:

Sweets plate for Spring Festival anniversary

with Hot Drink

1,600JPY

 

Date:

Friday, February 16 / 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm

Number of seats: 4 in each time / Reached the fixed number.

 

Place:

Center for COSMIC WONDER

5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

 

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.

event@cosmicwonder.com

 

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COSMIC WONDER
“Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo”
New collection

Feb 03, 2018 | NEWS 

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COSMIC WONDER 2018 S/S “Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo” new collections will be available at Center for COSMIC WONDER from February 10, Online Store from 13 February.

 

LOOKBOOK

 

Center for COSMIC WONDER

5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: February 6 − 9

 

Center for COSMIC WONDER Online Store

 

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COSMIC WONDER
Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo

Jan 24, 2018 | COSMIC WONDER 

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The collection is composed of exploration of various Japan and ancient national costume,

combining the construction of modern clothes “Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo”.

 

The future and past give us their layers light.

 

LOOKBOOK

 

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Kaoru Yokoo
A Organic Universe

Dec 04, 2017 | EVENT 

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Even if I repair it

There being the clothes which I want to wear happy

Even if I repair it

The person who made clothes letting you wear it is happy again

Quietly, I do the work that is honor to join the meantime together.

 

From “Rectification more” Kaoru Yokoo

 

 

Exhibition period:

December 16 – December 24, 2017

The artist will be attending on December 16.

We sell cookies of “Yokoo” during this exhibition.

 

Place:

Center for COSMIC WONDER

5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

 

 

Opening Event

A tea room “Biwa” of food lover Nao Uekusa opens at Center for COSMIC WONDER only for day.

 

Date: Saturday, December 16 / 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, 5:30pm

Number of seats: 4 in each time / Reached the fixed number.

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.

event@cosmicwonder.com

 

 

New Project

“Kibou”

 

Kaoru Yokoo repair your CW’s clothes.

The first 5 people will be accepted. Reached the fixed number.

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.

event@cosmicwonder.com

 

 

Kaoru Yokoo

1979 Born in Tokyo

2005~ Set up atelier in Kichijoji

Active mainly on rectification by handwork such as embroidery or the crochet.

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Masaru Kawai
The scent of wood

Nov 07, 2017 | EVENT 

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The Japanese coniferous fragrance has been respected from ancient times by people.

However, in the latest research, the fragrance of the tree has begun to know that it was a communication tool that is words.

Light of the land which grew up, wind, water, soil and relationship with around of trees.

An animals, an insect and the relation with bacteria, it is sublimated to a fragrance.

What does the human being listen to the words with?

I think that it is an opportunity to listen carefully calmly.

Masaru Kawai

 

 

Trees take the communication by a scent each other.

Following “Chairs” of the last year, a new point of view and a new work by the technique.

 

We hold a tour to follow the trees of forest in Tokyo by the guide Yutaka Miura on November 25.

 

 

Exhibition period:

November 25 – December 3, 2017

The artist will be attending on November 25.

*Closed: November 11 − 12, November 24

 

Place:

Center for COSMIC WONDER

5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Open from 12pm on 25th.

 

Opening reception :

Saturday, November 25 / 4pm − 6pm

 

 

“Tour to follow the trees of forest in Tokyo” by the guide Yutaka Miura

Date: Saturday, November 25

9am − 12am / Number of seats: 15

1pm − 4pm / Number of seats: 15

Fee: 2,000yen

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.

event@cosmicwonder.com

 

 

Masaru Kawai

1979 Born in Gifu Prefecture, farmer

2007~ Active as wood craft artist

2016 Start from “SOMA” product treating a Japanese conifer

Planning a workshop and fieldwork of connect forest and person.

http://kawai-masaru.com

 

Yutaka Miura

1977 Born in Kyoto

Graduated from the College of Art, Nihon University.

Active as a guide of the forests in Japan.

2016 “View of tree” was published from Mishima sha.

Update blog “forest forest” three times a week.

http://www.niwatomori.com

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COSMIC WONDER
Lightness of Light

Oct 31, 2017 | NEWS 

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Graphic design by Kazunari Hattori

Photography by Yuki Kimura

 

We were pleasure to hold the 20th anniversary Special Exhibition COSMIC WONDER “Lightness of Light” at Iwami Art Museum.

 

COSMIC WONDER was initiated in 1997 as a conceptual project comprising diverse modes of expression from of clothing, artwork, and publishing to performance. This retrospective exhibition held to commemorate COSMIC WONDER’s 20th anniversary, introduces representative works from their collections presented in Paris from 2000 to 2009, along with valuable materials including photographic documents and look books.

*From Release of Iwami Art Museum

 

 

Exhibition period:

November 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018

 

Place:

Iwami Art Museum

5-15 Ariake-cho, Masuda-shi, Shimane-ken, 698-0022 JAPAN (Tel: +81-0856-31-1860)

Hours: 10am − 6:30pm (No Entry into exhibition rooms after pm 6)

Closed: Tuesdays (except for January 2) , December 28 − January 1.

 

Opening talk: “COSMIC WONDER | Tozai Kokon | East meets West”

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 / 2:30pm −

Venue: Shimane Arts Center “Grandtoit”, Main Hall Foyer

Capacity: 60 (by order of application)

Fee: Free Admission (however, an exhibition ticket or museum passport is required)

Speakers: Yukinori Maeda, Nakako Hayashi

 

As a guest speaker we welcome editor and writer Nakako Hayashi who has been involved in the editing of Shiseido’s corporate culture magazine Hanatsubaki, and is recognized for her 2011 publication Kakucho suru Fashion (Expanding Fashion) and the exhibition that originated from it. Hayashi will be in conversation with Yukinori Maeda, founder of COSMIC WONDER, to reflect on the history and development of the project through the years, as well as the prospects it envisions for the future.

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The Spring Snow of Utsukushiyama

Feb 05, 2018 | COSMIC WONDER Free Press 
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  From the end of January to the beginning of the Lunar New Year, the village becomes covered in snow, giving rise to a beautiful white landscape. This white world, as if trying to draw out something from within us, leads people engross themselves in tasks within the home. Such environment is near that of death, and through strengthening the light of life amidst the silent calm, one continuously finds oneself in a daze-like sensation of reflecting and absorbing this luminance like sound.   Last year, the Ryugu where I live at the foothills of the mountains, had itself become reminisc…[Read more]

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