Workshop with the Artist Tomohiro Hanada “Tenjin Observation”

We are pleased to announce a workshop with the visual artist Tomohiro Hanada, who is currently participating in the residency program at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. He aims to shed light on things that are overlooked and stay invisible in our daily lives.

The theme of this workshop is “Tenjin Observation” and it aims to explore the characteristics of the town of Tenjin by means of photographic media. If you would like to participate, please bring “one photo that symbolizes the town of Tenjin from your point of view”: for example, commercial establishments, cigarette butts, places where people are walking around, etc. We invite you to join us in taking a look at the city from various perspectives and deepening your understanding of your own city.

■Date: Monday, January 29, 2024, 16:40 -18:10
■Venue: Room 525, Building 5, Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University
■Target: Open to public
■Language: Japanese with English consecutive interpretation
■Organizer: Kyushu University, Faculty of Design

*This workshop is held within the framework of the class “Aesthetics of Design”, but is open to the public. If you are interested in attending it, please register in advance here:

Tomohiro Hanada (b,1986)
Graduated from the Neue Schule Für Fotografie in Berlin, Germany.
He has had solo exhibitions, including “Today is a better day” at the Libris Kobaco in Fukuoka (2020).
Hanada has taken part in group exhibitions at the Oita Prefectural Art Museum (“Genjitsu 47”, 2022), etc., as well as in the Artist-in-Residence at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (2023).
He also won the excellent award for the Fukuoka Wall Art Project (2023).