Tengyo Kura

Chronicle of Vagabondism / When everybody wants to be somebody, I want to be nobody.


Vagabonding around in Africa for five months for getting inspired on storytelling. (Namibia-South Africa-Lesotho-South Africa-Eswatini-Mozambique, 2019)

Supported a soup kitchen where more than two-hundred vulnerable children get food daily. (Namibia, 2019)

Became a greeting person and making coffee for visitors at the most free-style care center of Japan for three months, and participated in various cultural events there that evoke conservative Japanese society which tends to exclusive social minorities and vulnerable individuals. (Japan, 2018-2019)

Visited the two inspiring and unique care centers in western Japan for the exchange program of the cultural project by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. (Japan, 2018)

Opened a coffee stand for the local street festival in Tokyo (Japan, 2018)

Exhibited photographs of when I visited special schools and care centers of Africa at TURN FES 4, the art-welfare mixed event sponsored by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. (Japan, 2018)

Gave a lecture on Cultural Exchange at Seikei University. (Japan, 2018)

Visited a youth help centre of Morocco in Sefrou. (Morocco, 2018)

Paid a visit to Aunt Kristina's soup kitchen where 200 vulnerable children have a meal daily, and had an interview with her. (Namibia, 2018)

Worked as a volunteer storyteller at Perinaua Library. (Namibia, 2018)