Tengyo Kura

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


A paperback "なnD" made by talented editors included my interview. The editor EIji Kobayashi beautifully completed my life story in four pages. (Japan, 2017)

Participated a regional collaboration program supported by the Agency of Cultural Affairs, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo University of the Arts, and other cultural institutes as a main artist. Published the photo story work "The Tokyo Vagabond x Ueno" in both of book and web forms. Advertised broadly in the region. Held a talk event with natives of Ueno at the Tokyo Metropolitan Festival on March 11, 2017 (Japan, 2017)
"The Tokyo Vagabond x Ueno": http://ttv.ueno-bunka.jp/

Photos published in “TOKYO/JAPAN”, the participatory documentary photograph collection, which records Tokyo changing by the moment (Japan, 2016)

Photo Exhibition “O Brasil!” at a Brazilian Cafe in Tokyo (Japan, 2016)

Received Honorable Mention Prize of MONOCHROME AWARDS 2016. (2016)

Interpreter of Euro-anime preliminary program Japan Trip (Japan, 2016)

Lecture on “Cultural Exchange as a Vagabond” at Seikei University (Japan, 2016)

Participated in a biennially ceremony of the Mapuche tribe of 50 families as the first Japanese guest (Chile, 2015)

Taught the Japanese language and traditional games to the local children in George Town (Guyana, 2015)

Visited a day-care center of a Christian church in La Paz (Bolivia, 2015)