Past workshops | Rediscover Tohoku ⁠— Mocco's journey from Tohoku to Tokyo

Design by Noriyuki Sawa
Design by Noriyuki Sawa

The design for Mocco came about through workshops with children from Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima.

Iwate - 18 December, 2018

Venue:
Gymnasium of the Special Needs School affiliated with the Faculty of Education at Iwate University

Facilitator:
Masato Nakamura (Professor, Department of Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)

Participants:
Students from Iwate Prefecture Morioka Honan Special Needs School (12 students)
Students from Iwate Prefecture Mitake Special Needs School High School dept. (14 students)
Students from the Special Needs School affiliated with the Faculty of Education at Iwate University (24 students)

Artwork that inspired the finished design

Miyagi - 24 April, 2019

Venue:
Miyagi Prefecture Iwanuma City East Children's Hall

Facilitator:
Shinji Ohmaki (Professor , Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)

Participants:
Regional elementary school students from the East Children’s Hall in Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture (31 students)

Artwork that inspired the finished design

Fukushima - 23 April, 2019

Venue:
Fukushima Prefecture Minami Soma Haramachi Dai-2 Elementary

Facilitator:
Shinji Ohmaki (Professor, Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)

Participants:
Students from Fukushima Prefecture Minami Soma Haramachi Dai-2 Elementary (30 students)

Artwork that inspired the finished design