Celestial Aura

Mar 06, 2019 | EVENT 


Organic cotton light lawn Lac and Catechu herbal dyed gray-moon mythic wrapped dress 


We are pleased to present 19S/S collection “Celestial Aura” at Center for COSMIC WONDER.


New items has be available from comfortable Linen, Kadhi and Organic cotton’s beautiful Mythic dress collection.

Dyeing from Sumi-dyed Sumikuro, Lac herbal dyed amethyst, Lac and Catechu herbal dyed gray-moon, precious Ryukyu indigo grown on Okinawa island etc.



from Saturday, March 16


Opening reception:

Saturday, March 16 / 4pm − 6pm




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: March 11 − 15


We will serve special sweets “Celestial Jelly” by Yoshihiro Ishida of “Shizuku”.


We will offer Kadhi bag to purchaser.

*Limited quantity

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Kaoru Yokoo
The Awakening Universe

Dec 10, 2018 | EVENT 


Waist-gathered dress with lace like beard and like moss 


We are pleased to present Kaoru Yokoo repaired the clothes of Cosmic Wonder’s “The Awakening Universe” at Center for COSMIC WONDER.


Cosmic Wonder’s clothing which has dyed natural materials occasionally some things that can not be handed over due to color spots and fabric cracks.

Kaoru Yokoo will perform art handwork such as embroidery and knitting to breathe new breath to them.

Tea room “Yokoo and A.K Labo” will be opened for only opening day at the 3rd exhibition.

A.K Labo of Kichijoji makes special production using the ingredients of Cosmic Wonder’s production base Miyama, Kyoto.


Please enjoy Kaoru Yokoo’s repaired clothes collection “The Awakening Universe” of the beautiful technique and her creative worldview.



Exhibition period:

December 15 − December 24, 2018

*The artist will be attending on December 15

*It will end as soon as it is sold out.




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm


Opening Event:

Tearoom “Yokoo and A.K Labo”

Saturday, December 15 / 11:30am, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm

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

2,500 JPY



Kaoru Yokoo

1979 Born in Tokyo.

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


Patisserie A.K Labo

French confectionery store opened in Kichijoji in 2003.

French local sweet and traditional confectionery.

We will serve daily snacks.

There is also a cafe and gallery.



Wrapped dress with hand-embroidered like rice cooked in the earthenware pot

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yasuhide ono

Nov 07, 2018 | EVENT 



I am making jewelry using minerals, old materials that passed the time.

That piece produced by Mother Earth is a condensation of thousands, tens of thousands of years time

I wear a part of the earth 

The origins of jewelry as a magical way rather than as an organizing purpose

It started as an amulet that protects us from foreign enemies

It was later used as a symbol of authority around the world

From there it became a decorative item until the present age

It was to measure differentiation from others to dress up

How was the meaning of things originally born

It was because the relationship between things was meaningful

It seems that its relationship has diminished in this modern era

I want to regain that relationship again 

I an making it with such feelings


Act of knitting

One braid knitting is time volume

Respect for possible minerals

I can put it in one braid

To shave stones

To make it look more beautiful

The strength seen in the roughness of the gemstone is also

The translucency which looks delicate as it seems to be broken

The existence which combines the properties of both polarities

Melt the gold and make the mold and put the stone

It will sometimes walk together the life 

It is not gorgeous 

It is like raising a cuddling feeling for that person’s daily life

I would like to keep making such things.


Having a place where people and objects are connected

I moved the residence to the countryside

Produce in a place surrounded by nature

To the gallery that remodeled the poultry house of 80 years and worked as a studio is a place where old things and new things mix

Modern values of discarding to destroy when it gets old

You can still use it if you add a little

There is the history of the former owner and there is beauty that added time

I’m deeply aware of Japan while traveling the world

Distinctive values such as rustling and lonely


Postwar Japan seeks economic development

It continued to pursue its culture and values as aiming for the United States and Europe

But as a result it is losing aesthetic sense of your country

Western religious views seeking one god

Difference in religious view of Japan that finds God everywhere in the nature of 8 million gods

Oriental and Western culture, values, view of religion, aesthetic sense etc.

We recognize the difference between them and hybridize in various ways

Old items of foreign countries in a country are arranged side by side

Made using materials such as earth, wood, iron, paper, cloth, glass, plants

A place to express works created throughout the life of the producer

As a place to connect people and people,

People and things, things and things

I will continue to learn interesting and learn from now

I seriously dream about a bright peaceful future

And I want to have a love and a passion


love & happy & peace & freedom

yasuhide ono



We are pleased to present “Utsushiki” by Yasuhide Ono at Center for COSMIC WONDER.


Yasuhide Ono creates unique and beautiful jewelry combining various techniques using crystal and minerals.

The delicate ones, mainly minerals will connect the earth, the universe, and the sprit world here, contain what is to be worn by the ancient wisdom and what is intended to build the future and an obvious intention.

In addition, Ono made a space called “Utsushiki” in the village located between Fukuoka city and kita-kyusu.

It was dotted with works produced by Ono, old tools brought back from Japan and India, warm clothes of hands, proposing delicious food, Ono’s workshop, and the lives of his own family it depends on space, A space of “Utsushiki” appears together with Yasuhide Ono at Center for COSMIC WONDER.



Exhibition period:

November 16 − November 25, 2018

*The artist will be attending on November 16, 17




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: November 15


Opening Reception:

Friday, November 16 / 5pm − 6pm

The performance of old instruments by Mirai Matsumoto and Maika of baobab in Oita prefecture.



Saori Tashiro “Utsusiki” Tea ceremony:

Friday, November 16 / 11:30am, 2pm

Saturday, November 17 / 11:30am, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm

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

3,000 JPY



Yasuhide Ono

Born in 1985

Started the career of accessory making in the world wandering

Warmth of handmade without the same thing as one  in the world, to convey the charm and history of natural stone, he make it with goal to be involved in everyday life of as many people as possible

From hand to hand, to that person’s special things


Saori Tashiro

Born in Shizuoka 1984

Emigrated to Miyawaka-shi, Fukuoka prefecture in 2014

atelier gallary”Utushiki” is start working on a personal activity at the same time 

She is interested in spices and herbs

Ayurveda leaning at a hospital in SriLanka

Currently, Tea ceremonies with herbs held in various places



maika / Fiddle, Fidel, Vocal
Mirai Matsumoto / Guitar, Citol, Runessanse Guitar, Vocal

Expression of Old instrument, Modern instruments, Irish, Ancient music, Folk with free arrangement and style.
We are transmitting the air and the season moving through our days, the scenery and feeling we have found in the countryside life as.
The album made by independent production records a long seller in an indie scene.
Every summer, in the forest of Katerina, we organize the whole forest itself, sponsoring the music festival “Sing Bird Concert” which forcuses on the integration of the natural environment with people, music, art and living.
It collects a lot of sympathizers and it is the core of expressive communication from the area.
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Takashi Ichikawa
“Chaguruma and form afterword and Tools of Tea”

Oct 09, 2018 | EVENT 



Taking a cup of tea again, it seems to be an event of “Earth, Water, Leaves, Sun and Fire”, feeling fresh appeal to tea, I started to make teaware and tea pleasant tools and “Chaguma and subsequent forms and tools of tea”.

When I noticed, it seemed to me that there were a lot of clothing, food and dwelling “Earth, Water, Leaves, Sun and Fire”.

Among them, the role of fire and water is large, it is too wide to clean up with the word of natural material, it is natural, it feels difficult to see.

Therefore, I would like you to enjoy “Fire, Water and Plants”with tea and sweets during the exhibition.


Takashi Ichikawa



Following “Chaguruma”* of the last year, we are pleased to present Takashi Ichikawa “Chaguruma and form afterword and Tools of Tea” exhibition at Center for COSMIC WONDER.


Ichikawa has completed making tea utensils “Chaguruma No.1” for taking out to fields and forests, and continues to produce tea-packed tools that are adapted to the various tea places now. 

The background was the appearance of “Cha-rry” shaped like a trunk and “Cha-unter” which can play tea on river moistened the senses and heart of guests.

Mr. Ichikawa speaks of tea while feeling “Earth and Water, Leaves, Yang and Fire”.It may be in the pleasures of spreading consciousness heading there, discovering the connection to the universe in the space of tea and tea.


In addition, Ichikawa is doing the project of “Cha-yu-ki” to communicate the charm of tea with friends who love tea with the trip.

Ichikawa hold tea ceremonies in Sendai, Czech Republic, Guizhou, Jingdezhen, Sichuan, Yunnan, Inner Mongolia, Xian, Wuyishan.

The record of a tea ceremony that is beautifully shaking in a magnificent journey thorough the connection of tea is published  “Cha-yu-ki” in this year.


We will exhibit and sell the new tea tools in this exhibition.

On the first day of the exhibition, We will hold a tea ceremony “Fire and Water with Plants” by Ichikawa, Cooking artist of Nao Uekusa and Sound artist of MAMIUMU.


*Chaguruma: Mobile storing table for exclusive use of the tea



Exhibition period:

October 27 – November 4, 2018

*The artist will be attending on October 27 and 28




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: October 15, October 26



A tea ceremony “Fire and Water with Plants” 


Saturday, October 27 / 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4pm, 5:30pm

Number of seats: 6 in each time / Reached the fixed number.

4,500 JPY



Nao Uekusa

Vegetable and Dry matter and Condiment. She mainly cook vegetable dish after feeling the season.

Food packed, Catering, and Cooking class. Live in Tokyo. Activity name is“Biwa”



A voice by its own utterance method. Performances using instruments and tools such as glass harp, Liar, Flute, Drum, Tree, Stone, Metallic ringing etc.

It appear the time and space of the sound, to become one and create.




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Elein Fleiss 

Oct 03, 2018 | EVENT 



It refers to the loss of an old friend very recently, someone that was very important for me, for my relationship to life in general and to poetry and literature. He used to publish magazines that were different from everything else, his fields were more life & politics. He had a big influence on many people in France. He died at 77 years old. His name was Michel Butel.


The title also refers to the world itself, that is disappearing. I am writing these lines in the Black Forest (in Germany), surrounded by green mountains, an astonishing landscape, but 30 km from here there is Fessenheim, a giant power plant, very old, that should have been closed long ago, according to many people this zone can become like Tchernobyl anytime now. 


I also live 80 km from a power plant. Last year it had some leaks. Even though I try to live in harmony with the world I always think of the past and our future that I can only see very dark.

In a way I disappeared myself from a certain world, from my previous life and from Paris.


Elein Fleiss



We are pleased to present “Disappearing”, by Elein Fleiss, a selection of her photographs alongside images and text from her archives.


A free-moving memory is constructed from a web of journals, accounts, and encounters. She recalls the words of her old friend Michel Butel:

“I considered the press/journalism, and I still do – I conceive that it is strange, and with years passing by even more strange, considering what the press became – at the same level of an artwork. I thought and still think that a magazine can be as beautiful as an artwork and be as important, for those who make it as well as those who read it, as art pieces or films…” *


Elein co-founded the magazine Purple, which she edited from the 1990s through the early 2000s, followed by The Purple Journal from 2003 to 2007. Currently living in a country town in the southwest of France, she continues her engagement with writing and photography.


For this exhibition, we are also pleased to announce “Autre Temps”, a collaboration between Elein Fleiss and COSMIC WONDER.

In recent years, Elein has turned her attention to collecting old clothes so an idea was born to have COSMIC WONDER’s Yukinori Maeda and Miyakono Yasuda reconfigure some of the pieces she found.


Sumi is made from the soot from burnt pine 

The life of the tree passes into the ink

In Korea, the monk’s robe is dyed with Sumi

An attempt to bind the tree and the clothes with ink


Yukinori Maeda


*A conference at Salon de la Revue (periodical fair), 2007 



Elein Fleiss

Elein Fleiss was born in April 1968 in Boulogne-Billancourt. She now lives in Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val after leaving Paris ten years ago. 

Since 1989 she has been organizing exhibitions, publishing magazines, directing some super-8 films, taking lots of photographs, writing texts…

Her photographs have been published in various magazines, in two books (One Star Press and Poetry of Sex), and have been exhibited in Japan as well as at the French Cultural Institutes of Turino and Milano, and, more recently, at the Happy Baby Gallery (Crissier, Switzerland) and at Etxe Nami (Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France).



Exhibition period:

October 16 - October 25, 2018


“Autre Temps” Performance:

Tuesday, October 16 / 4pm − 5pm

*The collection of “Autre Temps” will be on sale from 5pm on October 16.

*These are all limited items. 




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: October 15



Elein Fleiss “Disappearing”

Proposal: Nakako Hayashi (Editor of here and there)

Production: Elein Fleiss, COSMIC WONDER

Cooperation: Nobuhiro Shimura (Contemporary Artist), Stephen Sprott

Organized by COSMIC WONDER

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“A dream vision of mountain village life”

Sep 05, 2018 | EVENT 



We will take a rest from the village work while the plum blossoms flower

The beauty and strength of the trees and plants as they mature towards harvest

Having finished our preparations, we decide to spend the winter in the house

Wrapped in white koromo – A visionary ancient mountain village life


Silk Kokei koromo, Haori for mountain hiking,

Linen koromo for winter and Sumi-dyed koromo, Feather koromo,

Kahdi hand-spun cotton is grape-dyed workwear


From mountain village life

Koromo emerge from Autumn to Winter

Release Cosmic Wonder



We are pleased to present “A dream vision of mountain village life” exhibition.

Tapestry of “A dream vision mountain village pattern” patchworked with old hemp and Sumi-dyed ramie, “A dream vision of mountain village life kamikoromo” which was produced for the cover installation of new issue “here and there vol.13 HYACINTH REVOLUTION” will be exhibited.


From New collection:

Khadi fork dress and pants, Silk cotton round sleeves pullover shirt, twisted scarf dress and Haori jacket, 

Cashmere knit v-necked sphere sweater and v-necked accessary parts.

Season color are green grapes herbal dyed ancient white, red grapes herbal dyed pink, Sumi-dyed gray, vivid pink, precious Ryukyu indigo grown on Okinawa island etc.


Exhibition period:

September 15 − October 14, 2018


Opening reception:

Saturday, September 15 / 4pm − 6pm




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: September 10 − 14

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A gathering of Stardust

Aug 01, 2018 | EVENT 



New light

Lots of stars gathering

Playing the sound of light

Joy of the star pillars spectacle


We are pleased to present “A gathering of Stardust ” by Feminyan and Hoshi-no-bouzu.


The theme is “ Life as a blessing from the universe, each living in harmony with nature, living as a star, spinning the story”

Until that day, the energy and vision received by bringing the date closer can be further enhanced,

Will you let us hear the sound of the story born from there?

On this day, We will perform a primitive performance by art sound unit “Jue and Anoa”.




Hoshi-no-bouzu write stories from the star’s voices, while farming in Saku, Nagano Prefecture.



Feminyan uses western astrology, oriental four pillars of destiny and feng shui to understand the resonance

with stars and nature, read through each person’s life drawing.


Jue and Anoa

Art sound unit of MAMIUMU (sound artist) and Yukinori Maeda (Contemporary artist and Founder of Cosmic Wonder).




Saturday, August 25, 2018

10am − 12pm


Number of seats:

40 / Reached the fixed number

3,500 JPY (with wildflower tea)

*Please bring rugs and cushions.




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

Temporary closed 1 − 7 August, 14 − 17 August

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Japanese handcrafted baskets
Part III

May 08, 2018 | EVENT 



Japanese handicrafts made with natural raw materials embody our appreciation, awe and respect for nature. 

They also reflect the traditional Japanese satoyama lifestyle in which people live in harmony with nature. (A satoyama is a farming community (sato) on the border of a forest (yama). 

The forest is sustainably managed by sato residents as a living resource.)

In satoyama living, the art of handcrafting passes along from generation to generation, producing practical and useful objects that provide insights into a life lived close to nature. 


For this exhibition, we sourced handcrafted baskets by visiting craftspeople throughout Japan, from the Akita region in the north to Okinawa in the south. 

The rustic beauty of each work is unique and representative of the region where it is crafted.



Akebi vine circular basket, flat-bottomed basket and basket, Akita Prefecture

Itaya kaede (maple) basket, Akita Prefecture

Wild grapevine basket and document tray, Akita Prefecture

Japanese wingnut tree large basket, document tray and accessories tray, Akita Prefecture

Shinodake and moutain cherry tree basket, Miyagi Prefecture

Japanese bird cherry palm winnow, Niigata Prefecture

Keyaki basket, bathroom basket, Niigata Prefecture

Wild grapevine whetstone basket, Niigata Prefecture

Walnut tree basket, Niigata Prefecture

Akebi vine waisted basket,  Niigata Prefecture

Madake fugo, Biwa basket, herb-gathering basket, large basket and bathroom basket, Chiba Prefecture

Medake palm, Chiba Prefecture

Nemagaridake apple basket and vegetable basket, Nagano Prefecture

Hanon bamboo clothes basket and shopping basket, Nagasaki Prefecture

Madake drawing rice basket, Kumamoto Prefecture

Kinchiku and mountain cherry tree winnow, Kagoshima Prefecture

Hedge bamboosa basket, Okinawa Prefecture

Toutsurumodoki harvest basket, Okinawa Prefecture

Shell ginger rope shoulder basket, Okinawa Prefecture

Lamie rope basket, Okinawa Prefecture




Exhibition period:

May 19 − June 3, 2018




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm


Special event:

To commemorate the opening of the exhibition, Mr. Shinichi Nakagawara will give a demonstration of traditional Akebi vine basketwork on the 19th and 20th of May.



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Shigeo Tanaka
Hisui Kashihate

Apr 07, 2018 | EVENT 



Hakuji Kashihate wrapped in the dew of Hisui.

As a daily ritual that faces our own divinity


Following “The ceramics” of the last year, we are pleased to present Shigeo Tanaka’s “Hisui Kashihate” exhibition at Center for COSMIC WONDER.

He live an old house of 280 years old in Asuka village, Nara Prefecture, maiking from a Hole type kiln “Rikei gama” and “Touen-shiki Takigama.


We will present “Kashihate” wishes of Shigeo Tanaka’s action on divinity and spirituality.



Exhibition period:

April 28 – May 6 ,2018

*The artist will be attending on April 28 and 29




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: April 27



Opening Event

Saryo Biwa”Ryugu Kashihate” of Nao Uekusa opens at Center for COSMIC WONDER only for day.



Saturday, April 28 / 11:30am, 1:30pm / 3,500 JPY

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



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Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo

Mar 06, 2018 | EVENT 



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.



We are pleased to present “Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo” exhibition.

Yama-Nokoromo Linen suits and Hemp Sashiko Koromo, Umi-Hagoromo Four lights koromo and Ryukyu koromo, Jade koromo from Gardenia blue herbal dyed etc.


Yama-Nokoromo and Umi-Hagoromo items are now available at the Center for COSMIC WONDER.

Specially-prepared items: Ramie bag, Tanba-fu Haori Jacket and small article



Opening reception:

Saturday, March 24 / 4pm − 6pm




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Closed: March 12 − 15

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For Spring Festival anniversary
A tea room “Biwa”

Feb 05, 2018 | EVENT 



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




Sweets plate for Spring Festival anniversary

with Hot Drink




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

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




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

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm


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Kaoru Yokoo
A Organic Universe

Dec 04, 2017 | EVENT 



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.




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.



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

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



New Project



Kaoru Yokoo repair your CW’s clothes.

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



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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