Tengyo Kura

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


My opening interview of a community paper of a Japanese company on July (Japan, 2017)

Participated in Paralympics campaign event "NO LIMITS SPECIAL" in Tokyo as a performance photographer of the art program "MUDDHA" directed by CHORI (Japan, 2017)

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)