international ceramic studio
4 WEEKS INTENSIVE PROFESIONAL TRAINING IN BARCELONA SPAIN
Ceramic is a way to self-knowledge and self realization
With this intensive course you can achieve hand building and decoration techiniques and glazes in short time.
A Japanese ceramic artist based in Barcelona, has 30 years of experience with ceramics and 20 years of teaching experience. Winner and Finalist of many international competitions and biennals and invited artist at international art festivals or artist in residence in Spain, England, China, France and Japan.
She works from tableware, contemporary ceramic sculptures to large experimental kiln projects.
She is famous for her "Kamigama" kilns, are made with newspaper and fired with charcoal. This amazing and innovative kiln can arrive up to 1200 degrees in 3 hours.
Chisato Kuroki has also extensive experience in experimental ceramics, and in ceramic performances, she constructed a tea house (diameter 3m and heght 2m with 3 tons of clay) built in one piece and fired with wood for International Kiln Festival.
Apart from knowing Japanese techniques, she has also many original techniques thanks to her restless character, she continues to experiment with unusual materials.
Her raku workshop is well known and very popular for its originality.
She is also Kundalini Yoga Instructer. She is mixing yoga and ceramics to find her own center of inspiration.
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The studio is located in very trandy Born area, in city center of Barcelona, surrounded by old streets, very near from famous Gothic church Santa Maria del Mar. The building of the studio was built in the 18th century.
The studio is in the clutural asosiation Espai Ku where some artists share the nice atmosphere space ando also you can find exhibitions, concerts, events specially in weekends.
Japanese Handbuilding tecniques
Japanese pinch tecnique
WAREYAMA TOJIAWASE, KAKUBACHI
HARIAWASE, Lotus leaves, Japanese Trays
normal and wood ash glazes
How to apply glazes
Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 14.00 there will be tutorial and from 14.00 to 17.00 self practice. (On Tuesday there will be weekly handbuilding classes running in the studio space. 11am-1pm)
Courses will be held in English, Spanish and Japanese.
How to enroll
Applicants should show some ceramic pieces, drawings etc...
Each applicant will be interviewed online by the teacher to find out what the student’s motivations. Selected students will be informed by email.
Please fill out the contact form.